It’s All an Adventure

It's All an Adventure

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. – Eleanor Roosevelt The unpredictable nature of life is what makes it an adventure. Each new day brings a new opportunity for something to surprise us, inspire us, challenge us. This day brings the start of my adventure before the adventure. […]

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Taking Note of the Little Things

Appreciate the Little Things

When I was seventeen, I couldn’t wait to pack up my belongings and head to college. I was young, energetic, and totally in love with the idea of living on your own and being independent. Plus, I knew there’d be a dorm room to decorate. My entire family helped me move in that first day. I think […]

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Road Trip to the West Coast

Road Trip to the West Coast

They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.  – Confucius It’s been an interesting few months. Since moving forward from my teaching career last October, I’ve really had some time to think, explore, and prepare for the changes to come. When it came down to it, deciding to make a career […]

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Hockey Playoffs & A Day With Dad

Hockey Playoffs and a day with dad

My family has always been a sports family. Growing up, I watched my brother pitch in his little league uniform every spring, and traveled to his hockey tournaments every winter. I loved every minute. My sister and I were usually found cheering him on behind home plate or in the stands of an ice rink […]

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Two Ways to St. Germain

St. Germain Elderflower liqueur

The French Elderflower liqueur is in full bloom with these springtime spirits. This season, I’m crushing on more than just tulips in a vase. Flowers have made their way into my cocktails, too. An all-natural product from France, St. Germain is a liqueur made from elderflower blossoms that grow in the French Alps. After an […]

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Signs of Spring and the Reminders They Bring

Notes by Natalie, Signs of Spring

5 Positive Things to Put on Your Spring To-Do List There really is something magical about the change of seasons. Each one brings a different feeling. Summer is a time when there’s always a hint of the ocean in the air. The approach of autumn means comfy sweaters and pumpkin lattes. The joy of the holiday season is what makes […]

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