The Top 10 Posts on Coming Up Roses of 2019

The Top 10 Posts on Coming Up Roses of 2019

A bit delayed on hitting “publish” today because, well, I have a toddler now. 😉 But super stoked nonetheless to share another 2019 roundup – this time, of the most popular things that blossomed from…

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“All you have is Time.”

“All you have is Time.”

“All you have is Time.” Ironic, since it’s also the one thing not guaranteed. Probably the lyrics of some trippy Pink Floyd song or cheesy country love song. 😉 But I mean HEY – it’s…

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NEW YEAR + NEW DECADE Goals (Heyo 2020!)

NEW YEAR + NEW DECADE Goals (Heyo 2020!)

HEYOOOO 2020! Happy New Year again, my friends – I hope you are READY to ROad into these roarin’ 20’s ahead. 🙂 We just dove into the past yesterday with a comprehensive look at 2019. Now…

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2019 Reflections + How to Do your Own Annual Review

2019 Reflections + How to Do your Own Annual Review

Hello, 2020. 🙂 The roaring 20’s are here to stay (for at least another ten years), and I for one am here for it. 2019 was a rougher year in the books for us, so…

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MERRY CHRISTMAS from us to you! (Our 2019 Christmas Card)

MERRY CHRISTMAS from us to you! (Our 2019 Christmas Card)

MERRY CHRISTMAS! We’re only two sleeps away – can you feel the magic? I wanted to pop on quickly to send the merriest of wishes your way. Happy Holidays and best wishes from our family to…

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I’ll Stand Back Up.

I’ll Stand Back Up.

One of my favorite things on the planet right now is experiencing Olivia learning to walk. Have you ever done it? Watching a baby try to walk? It’s this hilariously endearing combination of wobbling and…

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Let’s talk about Cancer.

Let’s talk about Cancer.

*Sponsored by Genentech* This post is a bit *different* from the usual around here in that it’s about a much more serious, sobering topic: cancer. Specifically, breast cancer. Not that we ever shy away from…

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“I Deserve to THRIVE.”

“I Deserve to THRIVE.”

So I had this crazy realization not too long ago. I realized that I was on a sortof hamster wheel of success. I was always running running running towards something, without ever giving myself permission to reach a…

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INTRODUCING, THRIVE. (I launched a podcast!!!)

INTRODUCING, THRIVE. (I launched a podcast!!!)

WOW OH WOW. This is so unbelievably surreal to type out, I can barely contain myself. Actually, I have zero chill. No chill whatsoever. I’M FREAKING THE FREAK OUT OVER HERE, FRIENDS. After years of…

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“Give Yourself Permission.”

“Give Yourself Permission.”

Do you ever sit back and take a hot sec to meditate on what you would be doing with your life if someone handed you a big fat permission slip to your fullest potential? I…

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The Things We Choose

The Things We Choose

This life is full of choices – from no-brainers to paths less traveled and hard decisions. I was thinking about this in the shower the other day (because all good brain blasts happen in the…

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Happy Birthday, CUR – 6 Years of Coming Up Roses!

Happy Birthday, CUR – 6 Years of Coming Up Roses!

Happy birthday, Coming Up Roses – CUR is 6 years old TODAY. I literally can’t believe it… In trying to figure out what to share on this sixth blogging anniversary (blogiversary? ha!), I wanted to…

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“JUST is Just Right.”

“JUST is Just Right.”

Do you remember the story of Goldilocks and the three little bears? ICYMI (aka, in case you missed childhood? Ha!), a little girl named Goldilocks stumbled upon a cottage in the woods – which just…

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“I am a Fire.”

“I am a Fire.”

That’s right – I am A fire. Not “I am ON fire,” but I am the freaking fire. Personally, I feel on fire after this weekend; I spent it in Dallas, Texas at Rachel Hollis’ RISE…

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“Give Yourself Space.”

“Give Yourself Space.”

Whoa, this post is timely. I woke up this morning and needed this exact message myself, so I hope it hits at least one of you on the right heartstring, too.  Do you ever have…

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Just Push Up.

Just Push Up.

Olivia is thiiiiiiis close to full-blown crawl mode. Girlfriend can commando-crawl like a soldier and is the fastest scoocher on the block, but she’s yet to put two-and-two together (or, arms + legs together) for that…

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“I Am My Next Choice.”

“I Am My Next Choice.”

Happy Monday, friends. It’s been a hot sec since we Monday Mantra’d up in here, so let’s chat choices, shall we? I got to thinking about this as I chowed down on some Cheetos last…

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Coming Up Thorns

Coming Up Thorns

**This post was originally published last year, but I’m bringing it back since it’s a relevant, timely message that I think we could all benefit from hearing again with Easter right around this weekend’s corner.…

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“I am in the Now.”

“I am in the Now.”

Happy Monday, friends. I’m coming in hot after a religious retreat this past weekend, so I still feel high on the Holy Spirit – praise the Lord! Today’s Monday Mantra comes from one of the biggest…

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14 Self-Love Solutions for However you’re Feeling Today

14 Self-Love Solutions for However you’re Feeling Today

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY, friends! It’s the day of lovelovelove, so you KNOW I’m all about it. 😉 J + I are keeping things super relaxed this year since it’s our first V-day with the nugget (fun…

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