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the little things
February 6, 2014, 3 Comments

Marriage is made of moments and minutes, both dull and lively. Its strength is often ignored and constantly challenged. The trick is remembering the little things that love has to […]

December 2, 2013, No comments

I have found myself having very interesting encounters with the mirror as of lately. The past few months of marriage preparation have taken me to and through some great emotional […]

follow your dreams
November 20, 2013, 5 Comments

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt had her hands in a lot of things. She served as the first […]

baked tacos
October 28, 2013, 1 Comment

I (Jaime) find inspiration, laughter, and emotional connections in stories. Song, book, or TV, I will always find a quote to match any given situation. Going through a divorce? Meet […]

October 23, 2013, 2 Comments

The term femininity has a variety of implications. I’m not talking about gender identity, feminism, or the word’s obnoxious pronunciation, but the role femininity has played in my upbringing and […]

being a nanny
September 6, 2013, 4 Comments

I worked as a nanny throughout college to pay for rent, food, and the absurd amount of coffee I had to drink to stay awake during class. It was an […]

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