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Jessica Neaves
San Francisco
Interests: soap making, jewelry making, music, reading, crafts, traveling, shoes, lipstick!
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This weekend, I visited the San Francisco Botanical Garden to see the gorgeous magnolias in bloom. Magnolia loebneri, a hybrid of magnolia stellata (further below) and a Japanese magnolia. I love the sort of stripes on the Magnolia soulangeana petals.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at Future Momo Jewelry
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Like Benicia, I had been to Martinez many years ago to visit a friend, but never saw the downtown. Martinez was a lot sleepier than Benicia. It was a Sunday, and many of the stores were closed and there were... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Future Momo Jewelry
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Over the weekend, I headed over to Benicia to explore its historic downtown. I haven't been to Benicia since high school, and even then just went to someone's house and didn't see much else. Benicia is about 45 minutes from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2014 at Future Momo Jewelry
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Hello and Happy Valentine's Day! I'm so excited that it is a three-day weekend. I am definitely looking forward to relaxing and spending some time with friends. Source Here's some favorite links over the past couple of weeks. I need... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2014 at Future Momo Jewelry
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Lots of upheaval on the personal front the past of weeks. I'm still trying to absorb it all, but two people left my work in the same week, I began managing another person for the first time, classes started again,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2014 at Future Momo Jewelry
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Toward the end of last semester, I took a trip out to the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley, where my teacher was giving a tour of the library. According to the Bancroft website, it is one of the largest special... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2014 at Future Momo Jewelry
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Because I've been so lacking in the crafty department lately, I signed up to take a craft class at a local library branch. It felt good to make something again. The class was on how to make a fabric kimono... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2014 at Future Momo Jewelry
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I’ve been thinking since December about what I want my goals for 2014 to be. Because I was overly ambitious last year and had a lot of goals, I wanted to keep it more simple this year. This forced me... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2014 at Future Momo Jewelry
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I'm still easing into 2014 and catching up on all of my bookmarked sites and blogs. Here's some of my favorite things I've come across the past week. (Image via Style Me Pretty) I dream of visiting Iceland. 19 signs... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2014 at Future Momo Jewelry
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A good reminder that I can only do so much and have to let some things go. Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2014 at Future Momo Jewelry
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I try to keep a daily gratitude journal, or at the very least make a conscious acknowledgement of a small gratitude each day. I'm often reminded of how others' actions can impact me. I try to support my friends, but... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2014 at Future Momo Jewelry
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A whole new year to Do Something - and hopefully many things. Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2014 at Future Momo Jewelry
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Looking back on my goals for 2013, I see some definite successes, and some room for improvement. My goals were divided between overall health and creativity categories. One was to set realistic goals, but considering I had 12 goals total,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2014 at Future Momo Jewelry
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On Sunday, I took a little day trip down to Los Gatos and Saratoga. It was my first visit to both places, which are about an hour south of San Francisco. Both cities are popular places to live in the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2013 at Future Momo Jewelry
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It’s been an exhausting past few months, but I have survived my first semester taking two classes while working full-time! So happy it's done for awhile. To celebrate the end of the semester, I went down to Half Moon Bay... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at Future Momo Jewelry
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Photo from the Graphics Fairy I hope that you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving. I had meant to take an original picture for this post, but ran out of time. Such is life! I keep a gratitude journal... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Future Momo Jewelry
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I started keeping a gratitude journal several years ago when going through a really challenging time. Acknowledging even the smallest things as gratitudes, like how the bus actually showed up on time, can make a world of difference in changing... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2013 at Future Momo Jewelry
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This reminds me of one of my best friends, and one ex. Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2013 at Future Momo Jewelry
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A great reminder for me that even when times are tough to practice gratitude and look as much on the bright side as possible. Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2013 at Future Momo Jewelry
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Maya Angelou always has the most amazing quotes. Why haven't I read anything by her yet? Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2013 at Future Momo Jewelry
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I recently made a bunch of gifts for my friend Sarabeth. It was really fun having the excuse to make things again. I had been planning to just make her a couple of things, but got carried away and made... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2013 at Future Momo Jewelry
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A friend just took a trip to Europe and brought me back some scrumptious gifts from Laduree while in Paris. He knows how much I love Laduree and its glorious packaging so he surprised me with a couple of things.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2013 at Future Momo Jewelry
Posted Sep 4, 2013 at Future Momo Jewelry
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Well, we only stayed in Monterey overnight, but I wanted to explore the area a bit since I rarely go down there. After breakfast with all the aunts and uncles, we headed our separate ways. My parents and I went... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2013 at Future Momo Jewelry