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January 2016

budgets, clothing, reviews

Zenni Optical review

I have like ten posts in draft mode that I can’t seem to finish. Blah. I’ve actually been using Zenni Optical for years, since I didn’t have insurance for roughly ten years, but, you know, needed to see. I have coverage now, but I’m still pretty frugal in certain areas and don’t particularly care about brand names for glasses. I usually only wear contacts, but having a pair of glasses around to wear before bed or throw on in the middle of the night is always a  ...

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getting to know me

friday introductions #2

1. I’m a little obsessed with cooking competition shows like Worst Cooks in America and Cutthroat Kitchen. 2. I never wanted to learn to cook growing up, so I’ve taught myself over the last few years. I’m DEFINITELY still learning, thanks to Bobby Flay and Anne Burrell, but being able to make delicious food from scratch has really made a big difference in my life. 3. I’ve been playing video games since I was a toddler; I couldn’t necessarily understand them  ...

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hello, 2016

This past year has had its ups and downs for me. I like to think that the good things outweighed the bad–my best friend got married, the two of us and another best friend all turned 30, I headed to Portland, OR for Christmas, and then ended the year with some of my favorite people, drinking and dancing to the wee hours of the morning. (Also, I made cinnamon rolls, from scratch, for Christmas, which was a huge accomplishment, so…yay, me.) via Power of Positivity 2016 is going to  ...

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