Author Archives: Katie

We made it to NYC!

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We made it to New York! Our drive began bright and early yesterday morning in rainy Boston. Before getting on the road, I made my way to the ever famous Marylou’s for iced coffee. 5 or so hours of driving later and we dropped off the rental car, got picked up by my friends and made our way to Jersey… Read more »

Foodie for a Day // The Simply Bar Giveaway

Happy 4th of July! In celebration of the holiday I have a fun (and super delicious) giveaway for all of you! But first, you have to listen to me talk about one of my new favorite bars. The Simply Bar was one of our awesome sponsors of the BLEND Retreat in May. More specifically, they sponsored and fueled the Flat… Read more »

Are we really enjoying life?

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I sat staring at the water fountain and couldn’t help but think. I’m enjoying my trip and my time away from work. I work hard and earn my money, as many others out there do. But what I realized is that we aren’t often able to just enjoy life. Think about it. This is my average day: gym, work, decompress,… Read more »

Music Monday // A Silent Film

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I know I’ve said this before but I absolutely LOVE when people turn me on to new music.  Sometimes I’m pretty sure it’s not actually new to me but it’s the first time I actually stop, listen, learn who the band / what the song is and actually develop an opinion.  It’s funny how that can work. Anyway, one of… Read more »

The Final Photo a Day June

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I have this thing with the Photo A Day challenges, I never actually do a very good job at completing them, at least after the first couple months I did it.  This generally happens when there is a topic that doesn’t interest me or inspire me, or I have a super busy day and just don’t have time to take… Read more »

Foodie Pen Pals – A First

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There’s this thing around the blog world that’s had quite the buzz lately.  It’s called Foodie PenPals.  It’s a pretty simple idea: You are given a pen pal, you send them some foodie goodies.  You are someone’s pen pal, they send you some foodie goodies. I’ve seen it, read about it but never actually participated.  Until this month.  After meeting… Read more »

Fitness Friday!

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I’m pretty sure nearly everyday I’ve tried to wake up early and go to the gym I have failed.  At least when it came to going before work.  I’m not sure if my body is already in vacation mode or maybe I’m just that tired.  I have a feeling it’s a combination of both.  My body likes to force rest… Read more »