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Hello fine people, how was your weekend? We’ve been enjoying lots of really great time off recently, thank goodness. We skipped the OB trip for the 4th this year, and decided to take the time off and staycation instead.  It was lovely to have 5 days off to do whatever the heck we wanted without […]

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Is it hot where you live? In Phoenix, the heat’s unbearable right now. I think I’ve mentioned before how miserable our summers get here, and since we aren’t going on our annual Ocean Beach getaway, this summer seems especially scorching without the promise of the west coast’s relief. Luckily, we’ve learned lotsa ways of staying cool in the desert […]

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I hope everyone is having a good week so far! Mine has been… interesting. Work is unpredictable, people are cranky from the heat, and I’m ready to run away to a deserted island. But fear not, my friends! For the garden is totally reliable this time of year, and it keeps me in town if […]

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Today was a sad, sad day for me. I had to trade my flip flops for heels, cut-offs for a skirt and leather bracelets for a watch. I always struggle with the first day back to work after a really great vacation, don’t you? Of course you do. Who doesn’t? My brain is all mushy […]

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Happy Summer Solstice 2013! To celebrate the season, here are just some of the things on my bucket list for this summer: Not pictured but included on my list: make strawberry shortcake, play in the sprinklers, eat frozen yogurt with the sun shining on my skin, and see a summer blockbuster. What are your plans […]

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