north carolina

Hey y’all! I just got back from a quick weekend getaway in Boone, North Carolina with Tommy. When he asked what I wanted for my birthday, I told him I wanted to spend it in Boone. We weren’t able to go up on my actual birthday because of some things going on last weekend, so we […]


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Get tips for planning a perfect Pinehurst weekend getaway, including things to do in Pinehurst, best restaurants in Pinehurst, and recreation in Pinehurst besides golf. I spent last weekend enjoying a quick Pinehurst weekend getaway. It’s a small town, known for its beautiful golf courses, and I love the slow pace there, especially when I’m feeling […]


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This past week was an absolute doozy at work. I’ve been really stressed out, and I have to be careful to take time for myself when I get like that. I try really hard to enforce some kind of lunch break and to still get in bed at my normal time, even when I feel […]


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Hi friends! I didn’t mean to take a little blogging hiatus, but I was having such a lovely Christmas and enjoying some downtime and fun times with Tommy’s family that I just didn’t want to pull out my computer. I figured you were also enjoying your friends and family and not missing me or my […]


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This past week while I was in Pinehurst, I was able to get in some great runs. Nothing too long or too hard, which was really nice. We had gorgeous weather and I loved running on some quiet, peaceful trails in the neighborhood. I also loved running with Maizey; I started out on a solo […]


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Since moving to North Carolina seven years ago, I don’t get to spend all the major holidays with my family in Utah for various reasons. I’ve come to love solo holidays (last Christmas was wonderful!), but I also get really homesick at times. So when Tommy and his parents invited me to spend Thanksgiving with […]


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