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I hated summer but now it's all SUMMER LOVE over here!

Hate is a strong word. We weren't really allowed to use it growing up. My Mom would make us say "strongly dislike" instead and I applaud her for that. đŸ‘đŸ» For a few years, though, I have strongly disliked summer. I disliked the insanely hot days where you can't even enjoy the sun, I disliked my knowledge of skincare which makes it impossible to leave the house without slathering on sunscreen (reef & people safe sunscreen - buy it here!), and I disliked working long hours in a house that is too warm. Was a little resentful? Probably. Sorry to all the children in the world but I did resent you. I resented your fabulous summer days at the pool,...

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My love affair with Matcha!

Last year I decided to switch my daily tea drink from an Earl Grey (still a FAVE) to matcha! And it's been a life changer! Each day I generally drink two Matcha Lattes: one in the morning and one before I begin teaching in the afternoon (my other business) and the change in my energy is noticeable. I work late four days a week (until between 7:45 - 8:15 pm) and I find I can make it to that time without dragging. And I generally get up and start working around 6-7 am. Obviously, every person's body is different but if you are interested in adding Matcha into your day here are the things you'll need to purchase: First, the Matcha itself. I...

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The story of steady + flight

I was 12 years old when I met Lisa, who was 31 at the time. An unlikely friendship for sure. Our journey to becoming best friends is a bit long and complicated but I'll simplify it this way: Lisa was first my mentor, and then, as I became an adult, my best friend. From the moment we met, we were, as she would say, simpatico. We instantly connected over our love of coffee, writing, and talking. Our positive outlook on life was similar. Our friendship circled around coffee dates. When I was a preteen and teenager I would go to Lisa's house, we'd sit on the steps that led from her dining room to living room, and we'd drink coffee, talk...

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