I Started Keeping A Journal And It Has Absolutely Changed My Life

Since taking up the practice of journaling I find that I feel a lot less stressed out. It's almost like journaling has given me more tools to manage my emotions (which I absolutely believe that it has), and when I find myself in a frustrating moment I know that I can just journal the shit out of it later. I hate admitting this, but I have absolutely become the person who will say to my husband I just really need to go journal about this right now.

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Happy Rosé Season, You Basic Betches

But when, I asked myself, did we all collectively become such fans of rosé? When did rosé cement itself as the preferred summer beverage for basic women like myself? The women who still secretly (or not so secretly) watch Gossip Girl, who live in an endless search of the perfect happy hour patio, who are connoisseurs of avocado toast, and who proudly stand behind the gospel that is Pilates? When did this become our elixir, our lifeline, our liquid war-cry uniting us across the globe? 

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Warm Stone Fruit Balsamic Tofu Summer Salad

Salads are my lifeline in the summer. I live for fresh produce, meals that are easy to (literally) throw together, and can be consumed outside. Seattle is a chilly mistress, so I feel compelled to throw myself head first into summer living when the opportunity presents itself. I go full summer the moment there is a hint of sunshine in the upper-left portion of the United States. Don't judge me. 

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