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Adorable Baby Shower Invitations

No, I’m NOT pregnant and I’m trying to keep it that way. However, my youngest sister is pregnant and due this fall. Recently, she started delegating those of us in her inner circle with our responsibilities for her baby shower. Since she knows that I’m not into throwing parties, she gave me the simple and relaxing task of sending out baby shower invitations. She’s having a boy, which means I’ve been pinning and screen capturing every boy and/or shade of blue invite I can find. While on this adventure to find adorable baby shower invitations, I was introduced to invitation site Basic Invite.

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Need to send out invitations soon? Well, read this before your make that order and then thank me later.

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Lazy Girl’s Guide To Packing For Vacation

Up until my mid-20s, I used to hate traveling for vacation. It was just an absolute headache and that was back when I didn’t have to be responsible for any of the financing. However, I eventually learned to not only like traveling, but love it. I was able to do this my simplifying as many elements of traveling as possible, starting with creating a guide to packing for vacation.

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When I pack for vacation, I start by being realistic of what I’m going to need. I loathe over-packing. Not only are your carrying around waste, but depending on if you’re flying, it can cost you a lot of money. So, I’ve become very conscious of what I really need to bring when on vacation. Not to mention, bringing too many options will leave room for you to overthink. Who wants to overthink anything on vacation, let alone which color shorts to wear? Not me. Minus the basic denim shorts and basic tees, here’s what I include in my guide to packing for vacation.

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Summer Goals 2018

Now that it’s officially summer, I guess this is the perfect time to share my summer goals. As usual, I only have a few things that I want to try to work on this summer.

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Although I feel like I can have a whole book full goals I want to accomplish this summer, I’m only going to focus on 3. Here they go!

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A Day In The Life: A Typical Workday For Me

In case you aren’t aware, I’m not a full-time blogger. I make my money being a content developer for a medical software company; M-F 8-5. I used to think that I wanted to be a full-time blogger, but not anymore. First of all, your girl loves stability, which includes receiving a very generous paycheck twice a month post taxes and insurance deductions. However, I do love blogging more now that realized that I prefer to do this as a hobby. Therefore, my day in the life usually feature the same activities everyday, with some tweaks here and there.

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Out of pure boredom and my end and maybe natural nosiness on yours, I’m sharing what I typically do on most workdays. Keep reading to read about a recent and very typical workday I had.

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Dreamy Beautiful Bedding

For the past 10+ years, I’ve been the girl that usually goes with all white bed linens or soft solid colors. However, I’ve recently started to step put of my comforters comfort zone and explore different colors, prints, and textures. Actually, this is long overdue, because every adult woman should have a fabulous collections of beautiful bedding options. Well, that’s what I’ve been telling myself every time I wander upon some lovely high thread count Egyptian cotton or linen bedding that costs almost half of my paycheck.

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Although I feel like I’ve been pinning a lot of bedding inspo, there have only been a few that have totally taken my heart. I shared a couple of them below.

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