How Much is ‘Too Much’: The Second Job Edition
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How Much is ‘Too Much’: The Second Job Edition

Recently I put in my two weeks’ notice for my part-time job. After about three years, I’m finally hanging up my hostess shoes and leaving the restaurant industry. No big deal right? Sort of. It…

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A Bite of Portugal: Versiculo d’O Faia

A Bite of Portugal: Versiculo d’O Faia

wanderlust: (noun) a strong desire to travel (Merriam-Webster)  “Gabby and Ashley clearly have wanderlust because who books a ‘random’ vacation to Portugal?” Last month, Gab and I took our talents to Portugal and had a…

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The Art of Unlearning Love

The Art of Unlearning Love

don’t become a monster in the process of fighting one. or loving one. @kingjasminemans At 25 I’m unlearning love. It’s mildly embarrassing and pretty funny when I take a step back. All the men I’ve…

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to the women waiting with baited breath.

to the women waiting with baited breath.

There is no badge or award for loving a person past the expiration date. Your worth is not tied up in the fact that you stayed long after s/he left. Stop making yourself a martyr…

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Be A Snack & Make A Meal: To the Woman who Can Do Both

Be A Snack & Make A Meal: To the Woman who Can Do Both

After many promises, commitments, and avoidances, it’s time for you to commit to cooking, sis. As a self-described ‘foodie’, my side passion is breaking bread with the folks I love and care about. I think…

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The Crisis of Superficial Friendship
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The Crisis of Superficial Friendship

How many of us are real friendsTo real friends, ’til the reel end‘Til the wheels fall off, ’til the wheels don’t spinTo 3 A.M., callin’How many real friends?Just to ask you a questionJust to see…

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for girls who found something better to do.

for girls who found something better to do.

Thirty-something plus days into 2018 and I found something better to do. Something beyond waiting for a text back, wondering when I’ll meet THE guy, asking myself if I came off too ‘independent’ on that…

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Dear Carrie…

Dear Carrie…

94 episodes later and I’m still in love with you and all of your bullshit. Nearly 20 years ago, Sex & the City premiered and shook up pop culture. Women, women who were “old” by…

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Implementing the Vision: New Year, New You

Implementing the Vision: New Year, New You

Cheers to 2018!  It’s a new year and obviously, a new you. After weeks of preparing for this big day, writing goals, creating to do lists, burning sage to cleanse your space, it’s finally here.…

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Quarter Four Cut Offs

Quarter Four Cut Offs

I cut myself off today and it stung a bit. I cut myself off from accepting less than what I want because the only other option is having “nothing”. Today I decided to experience some…

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