Author Archive | Jaime

Friendsgiving is Pretty Much the Best Thing Ever

What is Friendsgiving? Friendsgiving is generally hosting a Thanksgiving meal among friends a week before the actual holiday. I’ve been doing Friendsgiving for a few years now, and I can officially attest that every person needs to experience a Friendsgiving at least once in their lifetime (Trust me, once will not be enough). Here are just […]

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Halloween 2018 :: Snack and Shop at Lakeside Shopping Center {Recap}

Disclosure :: Our Second Halloween Event was sponsored by Lakeside Shopping Center, St. Martin’s Episcopal School, and Bryan Subaru. The title sponsors answered all of our emails and calls quickly and with grace and met with us in person on numerous occasions. It’s always a pleasure to plan events alongside professional and gracious hosts. Title Sponsors It was [...]
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When Your Only Goes to Kindergarten

At this point, I think it’s no secret that my husband and I have hopped on the “one and done” train. We are happy with our family size and, honestly, it just works for us. This year my son started kindergarten, which brought up a lot more emotions than I thought it would. Everyone told […]

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Stop Hating On My Pumpkin Spice Latte

On August 28th, the Pumpkin Spice Latte returned to Starbucks, and the internet exploded. Literally. Memes, gifs, and posts filled news feeds everywhere. It caused one of the great divides of 2018–those excited about pumpkin spice lattes, and the haters. I bought a pumpkin spice latte on August 28th, nearly a month before the Autumnal Equinox, […]

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Mom Hack :: The Wonderful Power Nap

I started taking power naps during my son’s first year of life. At the time, I had a newborn, was teaching full-time, taking graduate school courses, and tutoring online part-time. After work, I would pick up my son from daycare, go home, and just stare at the wall because I was so tired. Thinking about […]

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