Christmas 2014

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We are back in North Carolina after an extra special Christmas in Florida! Over the course of the past week, I felt like I really took a step back and allowed myself to fully soak up every minute of holiday fun with my family. Our extended time off was pretty awesome and I’m grateful Ryan… 

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Things I’m Loving Friday #65

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Good afternoon! I’m going to go out on a limb here and say many of you out there are still in holiday mode and aren’t reading blogs today (which is great – enjoy your time!),  but I still wanted to stop by and say hi this afternoon and share your weekly Things I’m Loving Friday… 

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A Christmas Carol in Jacksonville

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Merry Christmas Eve!! I hope you’re able to step away from work and the craziness of everyday life over these next few days and enjoy some time with the people you love most. I am trying my best to soak up every last second with my family and feel truly present as we all enjoy… 

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Holiday Week Begins

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We’re officially in Jacksonville for the week of Christmas! Following a date night on Friday night, Ryan and I made the drive to Florida on Saturday morning to kick off the holiday week with my family. Our Friday night date night took us out to Epic Chophouse in downtown Mooresville. I dubbed our night out… 

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Weekend with Mom

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I hugged my mom goodbye just before 6 a.m. this morning. I’m obviously sad to see her go, but Ryan and I will be heading to my parents’ place in Jacksonville for Christmas in two short weeks so I know we’ll be reunited soon. Our weekend was wonderful and a great balance of activity and… 

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Thanksgiving 2014

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Our Thanksgiving in Sarasota was fantastic, as always! My mother-in-law always hosts a beautiful gathering that includes some of my all-time favorite food,but it was the people who obviously made Thanksgiving extra special. Now that Ryan and I have to drive 11 hours to see my in-laws, we’re finding ourselves appreciating what little time we… 

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