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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.

This week starts my favorite month of the entire year. I’ve been giddy (<–I erased that and tried to think of a different word that maybe didn’t sound like a child in an early 1900’s novel, but it’s true–I’ve been straight up giddy, yo) since waking up yesterday morning because this week is going to […]


Happy to be Alive, Because: Best. Week. Ever.

Part one here and part two here. Wake up ten minutes earlier so you can enjoy a cup of coffee in bed. Watch a sunrise or a sunset at least once a week.  Every once in a while, buy yourself something totally impractical that you don’t need whatsoever. If you have stuff in your house you […]


Happy Life Advice: Part Three

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