46% KEEP New Year’s Resolutions for 6 Months!

How do you feel about New Year’s Resolutions? Approx. 45% of us intend to make a change, 8% of us keep it up for the entire year. I’m hearing a lot of negativity about the odds. I disagree. I’m VERY happy with those odds. I mean, it’s MORE likely you’ll keep your resolution than: Win the lottery Date your celebrity …

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The Concept of “MORE”

It was 8:15am. My friends and I were walking to our cars after cooking/serving breakfast for approx. 45 people who’d spent the night in one of our local Seattle shelters. We’ve been meeting at Roots before sunrise, once a month for a couple years and our “breakfast crew” has become one of my favorite tribes. Even when life gets busy, …

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Work, Sleep, Weight Gain and Happiness [The greatest MSN article ever]

I read this MSN article over the weekend: “17 Seriously Disturbing Facts About Your Job”  It is so good, I spent HOURS talking to my boyfriend about how great it was. THEN…I spent HOURS trying to find it again. Success. Phew. Also, WTH Google?! Where’s a girl’s search history when she needs it? Here’s why I love this article: It’s …

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KFC Fried Chicken Fire Logs and OTHER Gift Ideas

For $18.99 YOU can have the KFC Fire log teaming with the aroma of 11 herbs and spices. Let me be clear, I think this is an excellent gift idea. I’m 100% serious. Why wouldn’t you want a scented fire log? I didn’t even know that was possible and an ENTIRE world of home hearth options have suddenly entered my …

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What’s OK to do on a PLANE? [Yoga?]

I feel like every year SOMEONE is tweeting complaints about “Bizarre Airline Behavior” This story is about YOGA.  Clearly the passenger has the whole row available and seems to be using it for a little Cat/Cow. (If you’ve ever done Yoga, it’s a basic move and feels REALLY nice.) I don’t know about YOUR tolerance levels, but this doesn’t even …

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We’re So Xmas [The Princess Switch, The Christmas Prince, The Holiday Calendar, Rosegal, Grounds & Hounds, Thrive Causemetics & Hometeam Harvest]

Last year, Tinsel Tori and I decide to do a CHRISTMAS podcast. Which, was soooooooo much fun! We ambitiously attempted to continue it, but life happened and we dropped off the map. But… We’ve been newly inspired by the spirit of the season to jump back into our podcasting! So…for the next 25 days (December 1-25) we’ll be posting bite-sized …

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Why Are People FREAKING Out About Friends On Netflix?

If you’ve been living under a social media rock all weekend, (GOOD for you! I mean it. That’s awesome.) Netflix was going to pull Friends on 1-1-19. People started FREAKING OUT on Twitter. Now, they’ve agreed to keep it at least through 2019. Um…I have a question: How many times do we actually have to watch Friends? Don’t get me wrong, …

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The Happiness Dilemma: How to Use Money to Increase Joy

I spend a lot of time thinking about money. Specifically how money can be used to maximize happiness. Although it’s said that, “Money can’t buy happiness,” I think that’s EXACTLY what it can do (indirectly.) I constantly spend time gauging my own happiness: Identifying EXACTLY what makes me happy and WHY happy it makes me.  It might seem like a …

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Rover Roadster Roadtrip: Part 1 [Finding a Mini Roadster & Rescue Dog]

I wouldn’t say I’m an “emotional” human, but I’m definitely romantic about life. For me, buying a car isn’t a chore. It’s a hunt. I enjoy spending hundreds of hours over several months searching online for my perfect match. My friends in auto sales HATE this about me. I’ve learned, from them, that MOST people buy a car within 3 months …

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