Life Lately // February


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Welcome to my monthly “Life Lately” reflections, where I chronicle things I did/ate/drink and liked.  I’ve never been much for diaries (short attention span!), but I do really love looking back on these monthly lists. This month has been a series of ups and downs. Work-wise, it’s been a tough month. We got our first negative feedback, and let’s just say, I did not handle it well. It’s really hard– especially when it’s your own family business- not to take it personally. Luckily, I have a solid boss and excellent friends that forced me (in a nice way) to look at all the positive things we’ve accomplished. On the other hand, my social life was lit. We had an epic Super Bowl party, did some Olympic worthy ice skating and ski sessions (not), and celebrated V-Day and Birthdays surprise-style.  It’s all about the work/life balance, amiright? How’s your month been?

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Life Lately: February 

Currently Eating: Creamy Bacon Garlic Spaghetti Squash Casserole 

Currently Craving: Peking Duck (hint hint G)

Currently Drinking: Fortnum & Mason Earl Grey Tea

Currently Reading: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Currently Recommending:  Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng (Finally!)

Currently Watching: Black Panther and Director Ryan Coogler’s breakdown of this epic scene

Currently Podcastin’ to: Arm Chair Expert with Dax Shepard. Specifically his episode with Kristen Bell. It’s a refreshingly honest look into how this couple relationship. Hint: Involves a lot of humor and work.

Currently Sweating to: The Sweat App by Kayla Itsines. Still chugging along.

Currently Playing: Alto’s Adventures….even though I just download Alto’s Odyssey 

Currently Traveling to: San Antonio, Texas

Currently Dreaming about: South Africcccccaaaa, May 2018.


In case you missed it:

  • Take a moment to laugh at some of the best Super Bowl commercials
  • Get inspired … or hungry, but my favorite foods from our Paris/Burgundy trip
  • Try this amazing PALEO/WHOLE30 casserole dish
  • Check out what I did last weekend– hint it involves skiing and hot chocolate


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