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{concert} Maroon 5, Owl City & Neon Trees

April 2, 2013

My mom-in-law loves Adam Levine of Maroon 5 (as inΒ LOVES), so when she heard they were playing in Jacksonville, she was DYING to go. This gave Chris and I the opportunity to become the heroes of Christmas day by presenting her with two tickets to the show. It ended up being a pretty amazing arrangement because it resulted in a girls’ night out as neither of the guys were really interested in catching the show. (Their loss. Our gain.) The…

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Pupdate: Hiking the Willie Browne Trail

February 10, 2013

Chris and I decided to enjoy the wonderful weather this afternoon by taking the puppies on a hike. We normally trek out to the beach or hit a regional park, but today’s we decided to head out toward Fort Caroline to find an old favorite of mine that I used to hike during my childhood – the Willie Browne trail. It took a little bit of patience, as the Fort Caroline area looks a little different after fifteen years –…

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[Nerd Alert] Gallifreyan Translator

January 31, 2013

I’m lucky to have several friends who appreciate my love for wibbly wobbly timey wimey stuff, echo my fear of weeping angels, know why it’s important to count the shadows, understand the appeal of fish fingers and custard, and get that “Bad Wolf” isn’t a reference to Little Red Riding Hood or the Three Little Pigs. If the above paragraph sounds like gibberish and you feel lost, chances are you’ve never watched the delightful show, Doctor Who. If I’ve just…

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My Crowd-Sourced Reading List

January 21, 2013

As I’ve probably mentioned more times than it matters, I’m a pretty avid reader and always on the lookout for new authors and series (otherwise I just end up reading the same hundred books or so). This past Friday morning, I reached out to Scholastic on Twitter and asked if they had any new YA fiction authors or series they’d recommend. Instead of just responding with a couple of quick recommendations, they did me one better by retweeting my question…

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Resolved to Having Fun in 2013

January 2, 2013

When people think of New Year’s Resolutions, I feel like the connotation is always negative. It’s a list of chores you feel obligated to add to your to-do list in order to be a responsible member of society, even though the common perception is that those resolutions will never actually be upheld. (Seems a little ridiculous, am I right?) Rather than put together such a frustrating list, I thought it’d be more fun to put together a list of some…

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Twelve Favorite Moments from 2012

December 31, 2012

2012 was a pretty amazing year, so I’ve captured twelve of my favorite moments to share with you all. Because each of these could probably be a blog post in and of themselves (and some are), I’ll keep it simple with a list and pictures. If you make it through all the photos (sometimes it was hard to settle on just one), I’d love to hear what you loved most about 2012 in the comments! ^_^ 1. Atlanta Vacation with…

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Giving Thanks

November 22, 2012

In keeping with the theme of the Thanksgiving holiday, I thought I’d share a short list of some of the things I’ve been especially grateful for this year. My husband. So I’m sure many of you might write this one off as a given, but I think that our relationships with our loved ones are often some of the more obvious and thus overlooked blessings we have. One of the things that I’ve really come to appreciate about my relationship…

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BIGBANG Still Alive Tour 2012 – Newark, NJ

November 18, 2012

WARNING: This post contains references to K-pop (specifically BIGBANG) and may or may not provide insight into the somewhat obsessive nature of the vivacious and eccentric creature known as the fangirl(boy). The author makes no promises either way. Proceed at your own risk.Β  It’s so hard to even begin writing this post, because I feel as though pictures and video from this concert aren’t nearly enough to convey the depth of emotion, energy and fandom that the BIGBANG concert elicited…

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