The Adventures of Us
Enjoy our adventures below as we try to balance our lives between work, two kids, and ... relaxation.

Five great Work things from 2016

We had an incredible year at work. We launched some amazing projects. We also pushed the limits in terms of our own growth. With all the excitement, here are the things that really affected me in a positive way The Islands of Tahiti…

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Book Review – To Sell is Human

 I’m a fan of Daniel Pink. He also wrote Drive which I wrote about quite some time ago. I also have listened to him as a guest speaker on a great podcast, Hidden Brain by NPR. The book mainly begins to highlight how, no…

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Nail Polish Overhaul

I have been wanting to overhaul my nail polish collection for some time, but it wasn’t something on my top priority list. Now that I have a baby girl, I am excited to build a new non-toxic collection in anticipation of painting her…

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Bye Bye Plastic Bags

The other night at dinner my husband and I were talking about plastic bags and he was telling me how ingenious the invention of the plastic bag actually was. I had never really thought about it that way. Plastic bags are very light…

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What can be Recycled…and Where?

In honor of Earth Day this year I thought I would blog about recycling. This is a fun topic for me because why not let something have another life instead of wasting its resources? It’s all about reducing our carbon footprint. But ugh, it can be complicated! My guess is most…

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Our “Green” Easter

This year was our son’s first year dying Easter eggs and I wanted use natural dyes from nature’s color pallet. I feel better knowing what is actually in it when he gets is all over him. The dyes can seep into the eggs too and…

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Bye Bye Plastic Cookware

One of my goals this year was to switch to some more green or healthy alternatives. We stopped cooking and reheating food in plastic years ago, but chemicals can still seep into food that is stored in or made with plastic. Every time…

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Book Review – Start Something That Matters

 I  can recall the first time I saw this book. It was a few years ago, and we were traveling with Bridget’s parents. Opa and I ended up heading over to the Barnes and Noble to kill some time while the girls “shopped”…

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2015 | Career List of Top 10s

I thought it’d be interesting to srwite down the top 10 notable and passion-driven clients that I’ve had the pleasure of working with. I apologize for any of those that I have overlooked. The goal is to really see how this list changes…

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Five Great Work Things from 2015

This year was an interesting, long year for work. We went through a lot of transitions throughout the year. And the past 12 months brought incredible learning experiences in the face of challenge. We seem to be getting larger, complicated projects which challenge…

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