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1. Christmas memories. We went to see the tree lighting last week, but ended up getting caught standing in the rain.While that normally would have been frustrating, it’s hard to get mad about something when there’s a gorgeous Christmas-tree all lit up like magic in front of you. 2. Hot Cocoa Bars.  My mom and […]


Happy to be Alive, Because: Hot Cocoa Bars & Elf.

1. CHRISTMAS! We’re in full-blown Christmas mode over here, people! The tree is up, some presents are wrapped, Harry Connick Jr. is singing Christmas songs to me, and my penguin mug is full of peppermint mocha coffee. It truly is the most wonderful time of the year. via 2. The Downtown Orlando tree lighting ceremony […]


Happy to be Alive, Because: Good Books & Christmas Trees.

1. Gatsby has his own tiny pumpkin. He thinks it’s the greatest thing that has ever happened to him and is carrying it around with him. I melt. 2. Toy Story 4 is happening. Buzz + Woody forever. 3. I’ve started planning my Christmas list and there are few things that make me happier than […]


Happy to be Alive, Because: Tiny Pumpkins + High Word Counts.

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