Thursday Thoughts

New Year Resolutions: Are They Worth It?

I’ll let you in on a little secret- I love lists. There is just something so satisfying about crossing off something on a piece of paper. It makes it look like I accomplished things during my day. One of my favorites is a Christmas list- although, my bank account may not agree with me. (Here are some super cute gift ideas that…

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Holiday, Lifestyle

Holiday Gift Guide Round-up

12 MORE DAYS ‘TIL CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! If you’re like me, you do the majority of your Christmas shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday — online. I absolutely adore this time of year, but what I do not love one bit is the lines and the crowds of people at the stores- and I don’t live in a large city,…

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Carattini Diary

Dear Peter Pan

It’s crazy to see that in other states there are couples who are 19, 20, 21 getting married and starting their own family, and here we are at 22, 23, 24 and still playing this runaround. I’ll be honest with you- I don’t get it. I don’t understand what is so appealing about never wanting to grow up. I don’t know…

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Carattini Diary

Let’s Not Give Up

Hi you, Yes– Y O U. I know you’re struggling. I see you trying to hide behind a not so real smile and an, “I’m doing fine”. I see you avoid the question altogether, or drop your gaze when people finally ask you what you’re doing next. I see you take a deep breath, and with a faith you don’t…

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