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Using Vacation Days To Stay At Home

I’m not a full-time blogger & work in tech for my full-time gig. In my early and mid-twenties I didn’t have the best work benefits when it came to vacation time and I know a lot of people aren’t…

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The Hermes Homestead

If you’re new or here from my other blog, Une Cherette, welcome! The time had come to change names and migrate the content I wanted to keep to this new URL. I was pondering names out loud with my…

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Musings & Updates After a Break From Blogging

Hello again. It’s been a minute since I posted here, creative burnout is real, especially when you’re supposed to be creative for a living, outside of your side project. Around April I was started to feel creative burnout fueled…

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Dealing With the Autumn & Winter Blues

Hi all, sorry for the lack of posting over the weekend. Ryan and I were out of town for his birthday this weekend and I just didn’t have my normal energy to post on Sunday when we returned home.  I’ve…

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November Reading List

Last year I really started making time for reading again. I setup my goal on Goodreads for 12 books: a book a month, and I ended up reading 19. So I setup my challenge at the beginning of this…

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A Day at the Dog Park

It is finally spring in Seattle. Until we make our yearly inaugural trip to Marymoor Dog Park with the pups, I refuse to acknowledge it is spring. On the sunniest & warmest day we’ve had, we pack the pups…

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Outfit: Snow Day Essentials

The Seattle area shuts down when it snows 2 inches, that’s well known, but when it snows a foot in 24 hours?! Break out the hot chocolate and cozy blankets. This is a real snow day! Growing up in…