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Happy Lucky #7, Coming Up Roses!

Happy Lucky #7, Coming Up Roses!

With all of the hubbub lately, I literally forgot that CUR had a birthday. I loveloveloved putting together last year’s birthday post, because it celebrated the highs while acknowledging the lows in the hopes of showing…

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2020 Vision

2020 Vision

If you follow along on Instagram, you probably know about Olivia’s bilateral eye surgery that happened last week. In short, her eyes had been turning too far inwards; since her vision was still 20/20 and…

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How to Check in on your Goals & Revisit your Resolutions

How to Check in on your Goals & Revisit your Resolutions

So…didja hit those 2020 goals yet?!? LOL – right? At this point, I think it’s pretty darn safe to say that not a single soul has actually achieved all of their 2020 New Years Resolutions…

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Your Mess is your Message

Your Mess is your Message

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the state of the world. Namely, why so much bad sh*t has been happening. I mean really – 2020 has been a hot mess express. It’s like one…

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The Secret Behind the Front Cover of my Book

The Secret Behind the Front Cover of my Book

When I asked on Instagram a few weeks ago if you’d be interested in some behind-the-scenes scoop of the making of Caffeinate Your Soul, it was an overwhelming HECK YES. So, here we are. 😉…

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26.

26.

Today I’m 26. WOO! To celebrate past birthdays on the blog, I’ve shared fun facts about me (twice), I’ve answered Vogue’s 73 questions, I’ve noted goals and life lessons and everything in between. But this birthday…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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From the CURowd: Bible Verses for Strength + Peace

From the CURowd: Bible Verses for Strength + Peace

Somewhere down the line, Mondays got a bad rap. We know it, we feel it – we’ve got Monday Mantras for it. 😉 But sometimes, we’ve just got bad days. Monday or not, sometimes, sh*t…

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7 Keepable Resolutions to Actually Make you Happier in Life

7 Keepable Resolutions to Actually Make you Happier in Life

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! Can you actually believe that it’s 2019?! CRAY. Let’s chat for a hot sec about this whole “New Year’s Resolutions” thing. They’re great, in theory. Y’all know I’m as Type A as…

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10 ways to Become a Morning Person

10 ways to Become a Morning Person

When was the last time you woke up at 5 am? Not because you had to lest you be late to work, but because you wanted to, in the name of productivity? Or in the name of…

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What no one tells you before getting pregnant…

What no one tells you before getting pregnant…

Happy MONDAY, friends. How was your weekend? We’ve been through a bit of a ringer lately, but I reaaaaally feel like being able to look at the positive/funny/rosier side o’ things has been the key…

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What next? What now? And…what’s her name?! (Birth Story, Part 2)

What next? What now? And…what’s her name?! (Birth Story, Part 2)

AHHHH. Feeling so totally overwhelmed (again) by the responses + outreach + prayers + goodness from so many people in the past week+. ICYMI…we had our baby. Mama had a feeling that girlfriend would make…

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