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30-minute vegetarian ramen

Before we dig into this 30-minute vegetarian ramen recipe, let’s do a good check in.  How’s everyone doing?  Honestly.  What’s the story these days, friends?  How did January treat all of you? I’m personally doing really well.  So much better than I was on Jan 1.  To start with, I think I came home from

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Creating a morning routine

One of the best gifts I’ve given myself over the years is a consistent morning routine.  A way to start the day feeling GOOD.  It’s a growing and evolving process, that seems to always be changing with the seasons.  But something I do, every day, and has quickly grown to become one of my favorite

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Inspiration for our kitchen remodel

One of the best gifts of being out west this fall was returning “home” with fresh eyes. For the past two years, since we first bought this century-old home, JP and I have been dreaming about remodeling our kitchen. And when we walked into our house after our 31-hour car ride home from California and

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How to begin a meditation practice

Beginning a meditation practice can feel intimidating if you’ve never done it before. How to sit, how long, what am I supposed to be thinking about it.  Wait…am I supposed to be thinking? How come my mind won’t stop?  AGHHHHH…. It can almost feel like we’re doing it all “wrong” before we’ve even begun, causing

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The lessons 2020 taught me

There’s a quote I love that says “Everything happens FOR me, not TO me”.  If we use that lens to reflect back on the year, then there is certainly quite a bit that happened “for” me this year, and for all of us. We all spoke so much about “silver linings” this year, the things

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Where to stay in Southern California

One of the best parts about our trip was finding places along the way that felt like home. We used Airbnb to book all of our homes. It was our first time using Airbnb and we were really happy with all of our homes, especially given everything going on in the world. To be in

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Friday Favorites 10.23.20

Friends, you are all so amazing. I’m seriously so blown away by all of you this week. From all of our conversations around the election to sharing our news about our upcoming trip – my cup is so full from all of the real conversations we’ve had here. When I started this blog I wanted

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Our west coast adventure

On Monday, JP and I are packing up our car and taking our family on an eight-week road trip, heading west for the Pacific.  8 weeks.  Six people.  Over 6,000 miles. In one car.  It’s either the best idea we’ve ever had or the worst.  But definitely, one of the two and I’m praying it’s

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