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Dear 2014, You were truly marvelous. I learned a lot from you. I learned to be brave, to work hard for what I want, and that there’s a difference between being kind and being cowardly. I learned that free time with those I love is a sweet and precious thing, and it should be treasured. […]

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Dear 2014…

If there’s ever a time that makes me over the top happy to be alive, it’s Christmas time.  1. The Macy’s Day Parade at Universal. This is tradition, and whatever day we do this on ends up being one of my favorite days of the year. This year was no exception. A small note about […]

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Happy to be Alive, Because: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.

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 […]

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

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