the way we breathe

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Moving!

After a lot of brainstorming, I finally decided on a better blog name that I can grow with. What does this mean for “the way we breathe”? It means all of the content has been moved over to my new domain! If you’re seeing this post, please click here to check out Petite Dreamer (the new blog!): http://petite-dreamer.com/ Thank  ...

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Advice, Travel

Budget Travel Tips: Booking a Place to Stay

I absolutely love traveling and seeing new places…who doesn’t!? Thankfully, I have a job where I have a generous amount of paid time off, so that is one thing that makes traveling so doable for me. Even if it wasn’t PTO, I would still travel. Other than that, I am constantly looking for ways to travel on a budget. I am not  ...

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My Life

June Goals

I know we’re half way through June, so this may seem a little silly to post this month’s goals now, but I figured, “why not?”. Over the next 3 weeks, I have a few things I want to accomplish in both my personal life and blogging. And what better way to be held accountable than sharing with the world? Blogging Goals  ...

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Advice

How to Plan the Perfect Bachelorette Party

I’ll be 110% honest, nothing went the way I wanted it to until the day of my best friend’s bachelorette party. I will also fully admit, I hold everything I do to a ridiculously high standard. I mean, it’s my best friend’s wedding, how could I not!? Despite having some hiccups, it turned out fantastic and my best friend  ...

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My Life

Memorial Day Weekend Recap

Hi everyone! I hope you had a great weekend and had Monday off to fully enjoy it. It was a busy weekend for me with lots of adventures. I got to see family and enjoy the outdoors. Here’s a recap of my weekend. To start off the weekend, the boyfriend and I had a dinner and movie date. We went to Chipotle for dinner and saw the new movie  ...

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Advice, My Life

Let’s Talk: Inspiration

Inspiration is coming at me from every direction and I’m (finally) beginning to learn that it comes in different forms. I’m being flooded with so many desires, things I want to do, and places I want to go. I’ve had articles, podcasts, and other random things that really speaking to me in this changing season of my life. I  ...

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My Life

Turning 25: The real quarter-life crisis

They weren’t kidding when they said time would fly after turning 21…yikes! I can’t believe that I’m 25 years old! I told everyone that I will be 24 forever and that’s what I really want for my birthday gift…ya’ feel me? So, make that happen. I had a co-worker tell me that turning 25 was harder for her  ...

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My Life

Reflection: Year 2015

Where in the world has this year gone? For the past week, I’ve been reflecting on this year. The ups and the downs. There’s been a lot good and some heartbreak. I accomplished many things I never thought possible and I’ve made hard decisions. I’ve experienced the joy of a new family member and the sadness of losing one.  ...

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My Life, Pittsburgh

Christmas Tree Adventure

On Wednesday, Brian and I decided to avoid the weekend crowds and go to a Christmas tree farm to cut our own tree. We cut our own last year and it was a good experience. This year was even better. My dad let us borrow his truck instead of putting the tree in or on my car. We headed out before noon to a tree farm about 45 minutes from home. We  ...

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