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15 Ways to Add More Peace of Mind to your Everyday Life

15 Ways to Add More Peace of Mind to your Everyday Life

TGIF, friends! By the time you’re reading this, I’m already well en route to the Big Apple for what’s sure to be an ~insane~ week at New York Fashion Week. “Insane” is pretty much the…

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Bumpdate: 24 Weeks

Bumpdate: 24 Weeks

I cannot BELIEVE that I’m now 6 months pregnant. Like…what?! Where did time go? I’ve also got a feeling that this will be THE primary feeling for basically the rest of ever. Ha! This week’s…

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Happy Birthday, Coming Up Roses! Cheers to 5 Years…

Happy Birthday, Coming Up Roses! Cheers to 5 Years…

Time flies when you’re having fun. 😉 Coming Up Roses is officially 5 years old! WOWZA. I can’t believe it. No really…looking back through the archives, I really can’t believe it actually made it anywhere.…

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How to Dreamline your Life

How to Dreamline your Life

Hello from DA BEACH! How was your 4th of July??? For the first time in a long time, I feel like I’ve been on true ~vacation mode~. I’ve been pretty MIA on Instastories, haven’t posted…

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My Summer Bucket List

My Summer Bucket List

Happy HUMP, friends! We leave bright n’ early today (like, T-minus an hour) for a lil’ trip to Maryland, then I’m back for a bachelorette weekend for my bestie, then off to the Jersey Shore with…

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Becoming Mentally Tough – 12 Tips for Developing Mental Toughness

Becoming Mentally Tough – 12 Tips for Developing Mental Toughness

Let me ask you a question…are you mentally tough? Now, as YOURSELF that Q…Am I mentally tough? Chances are, I think a LOT of us have quite a bit of room to grow in the…

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What Makes You Happy

What Makes You Happy

I’ve been working on “finishing” Marie Kondo’s The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up for friggin’ ever. I think it’s been hard for me to sit my ass down and just do the dang thing because a.)…

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How I Avoid Burnout (Signs, Causes, + How to Battle Burnout before it’s Begun)

How I Avoid Burnout (Signs, Causes, + How to Battle Burnout before it’s Begun)

Ahhhhhh, burnout. What a Monday topic amiright??? Battling burnout was a specific request from y’all on my reader survey back in the day (BTW, I loveloveLOVE when you guys request topics you wanna see –…

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20 Life Lessons I Learned from my Nana (Happy Birthday, Nana!)

20 Life Lessons I Learned from my Nana (Happy Birthday, Nana!)

Happy FriYAY, fri-nally! This morning I hit snooze approximately 7 times against all of my better judgment, solely because the window was open and it was cool + rainy and HOW CAN YOU NOT SLEEP…

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How to Make Friends as an Adult and Find Community

How to Make Friends as an Adult and Find Community

Hi friends! Today’s post topic is about…FRIENDS. It was actually a commonly asked Q in the CUR reader survey from a few months back, and I think it’s SUCH a goodie that I wanted to…

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The 8.33% Rule – Dealing with the Judas in our Lives

The 8.33% Rule – Dealing with the Judas in our Lives

I’m baaaaaack! MAN, it feels like FOREVER since we last chatted. Mainly ’cause the last few days have been a complete #whirlwind of travel + activity, and now I’m home after a long weekend that…

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10 Things I’m Practicing + My Favorite Spring Outfit

10 Things I’m Practicing + My Favorite Spring Outfit

Happy HUMP! I’m off to the Big Apple this morning for a fun day of meetings, but of course stopping by here first to say hello before hopping into the post. Short n’ sweet intro…

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7 Easy Ways to Get Inspired Again when you’re in a Funk

7 Easy Ways to Get Inspired Again when you’re in a Funk

Happy Monday from Tennessee! J and I spent the weekend with two of our dearest friends on the planet (Christina + her hubby, Pai), and we’ve got one more packed day before heading back up…

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Brain Dumping 101: What, Why, When, + How I Brain Dump Effectively

Brain Dumping 101: What, Why, When, + How I Brain Dump Effectively

Happy MONDAY. How was your Easter weekend??? I hope it was relaxing + rejuvenating, full of blessings + reminders of God’s immense lovelovelove for you. 🙂 (ICYMI, we talked about Coming Up Thorns to prepare!). I’ve…

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24 Personal Goals for my Golden Birthday Year (It’s my Birthday!)

24 Personal Goals for my Golden Birthday Year (It’s my Birthday!)

IT’S MY BIRTHDAY! Or, it’s about to be…tomorrow I turn 24. And even better…it’s my golden birthday. TBH, I had no clue what the heck a golden birthday was until a few weeks ago, so I’m…

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My Totally Backwards Way to Get More Done

My Totally Backwards Way to Get More Done

I attempted to knock out this post last night while watching a Disney Channel movie on Netflix thinking This is totally background noise and I won’t be actually watching. HA. You guys, Cadet Kelly + popcorn…

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10 Ways to Get Lucky on Purpose

10 Ways to Get Lucky on Purpose

The month of LUCK is upon us, friends! IDK how on earth it is, ’cause I swear it was Christmas a few weeks ago, but either way, here we are. The month of luck, the…

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12 Ways to Become a More Outgoing Person

12 Ways to Become a More Outgoing Person

A quick Google search for “how to be more a outgoing person” brings up a casual 6,440,000 results. So if you’ve been wishing + wanting to up your outgoing factor…clearly you’re not alone. 😉 A…

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Hit the Goal, Get the Gucci (Goal Setting Tips for Big Goals + Big Rewards!)

Hit the Goal, Get the Gucci (Goal Setting Tips for Big Goals + Big Rewards!)

Happy HUMP Tuesday! I’ve got myself all confused with dates/times this week – anyone else feel like the week is flying by, even though it’s just begun? No? Just me? HA. I think I’m just losing…

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How to Beat Comparison on Instagram

How to Beat Comparison on Instagram

Social media is not real life. I heard this online not too long ago and friggin’ loveloveLOVED it with a burning passion, similar to that which I lovelovelove pizza and Cabernet and ice cream sandwiches.…

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