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Katrina Simeck
a cali girl living in vermont
Interests: i scrapbook. i take photographs. i meditate. i listen to music. i cook well. i drink a lot of coffee, wine, and green smoothies. i read a few books.
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It's the official start of winter - the shortest day & the longest night - but from this day forward, we're headed toward the light. We celebrated with an impromptu (homemade) pizza dinner, a bottle of wine, and logs in... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at figuring out 40
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It seems that after 20 years in New England, I've become conditioned to think of December as cold & snowy...so I'm a bit disoriented (happily so) to be in Florida during the holiday season. It has been the perfect way... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at figuring out 40
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feeling a sense of disbelief that it's December 10th. reeling (a bit) from the non-stop schedule that my calendar shows right now. drinking Califia Farms Almond Milk Holiday Nog as a rare mid-week treat. listening to Pentatonix's That's Christmas to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at figuring out 40
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letting go | For next year, I’m letting go of… FEAR. Much of the "self-work" that I do is around letting go of fear & negativity, and choosing love. I don't think that there is ANY aspect of my life... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at figuring out 40
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Do Over | Hindsight is the one thing we never benefit from in the present. Is there one moment you wish that you could do-over? I surprised myself with this one - in past years, I probably could have come... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at figuring out 40
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Coulda woulda shoulda | What didn’t you do this year because you were too scared, afraid, unsure? Are you going to do it next year? Or maybe you don’t want to anymore? Two things come to mind (and they're related)... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at figuring out 40
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Gorgeous | When did you feel beautiful this year? Why? The very first experience that came to mind - Hermine's barre sculpt class. I really need to get back there. Not only is Hermine one of my very favorite people... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at figuring out 40
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At the Start | Where did you start 2014? Give us some background on this year. I spent some time reading through blog archives to reflect on the beginning of the year. 2014 started with a sigh of relief. 2013... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at figuring out 40
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It's Decemberrrrr...and it feels nearly impossible that 2014 is coming to an end. What a wild ride. Today, I'm saying hello to... December Daily. Yep, I'm in. I'm still behind on Project Life, but that's not going to stop me... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at figuring out 40
Hi friend! I'm thinking that I may need to buy a few more of these mugs - hmmm, birthday present to myself perhaps? We had a lovely Thanksgiving - I hope that you did, also!
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SO looking forward to seeing your album - I always adore your work. I'm doing DD this year - but all digi for the first time!
Toggle Commented Dec 1, 2014 on December Daily 2014 at Serious Play
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November FLEW by. Seriously. A few things that were my favorite... The Short Bread. - such interesting perspectives. I didn't grow up in a foodie house, and didn't learn how to really cook until my mid-thirties. A then-and-now comparison of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2014 at figuring out 40
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I took my "big" camera out, with the intention of capturing the holiday in perfect exposure. The reality is that I was busy cooking...and talking...and directing the opening of another bottle of wine. So my grand plans resulted in less... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2014 at figuring out 40
thank you Jean!!
Toggle Commented Nov 28, 2014 on 2014: thoughts & gratitude. at figuring out 40
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We're getting our first winter storm of the season as I type this - so our Thanksgiving will be white & cold...such is life in New England. I spent the better part of the afternoon baking (with a brief respite... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at figuring out 40
I agree! :)
Toggle Commented Nov 21, 2014 on road trip : massachusetts at figuring out 40
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I know, right?? Love you!
Toggle Commented Nov 21, 2014 on road trip : massachusetts at figuring out 40
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Thanks Bella! :) Definitely having a lot of fun. He's pretty awesome (and yes, that's him in the previous post).
Toggle Commented Nov 21, 2014 on a mid-week pause. at figuring out 40
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Thanks Lindsey!
Toggle Commented Nov 21, 2014 on a mid-week pause. at figuring out 40
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Sitting at my desk on Tuesday, feeling the mental heaviness of work/home to-do lists & the emotional weight of others' judgements, I made a happy discovery....zero meetings scheduled for Wednesday. I promptly headed to my boss's office and made sure... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at figuring out 40
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Weekend road trips are for...lots of coffee, too many tolls, listening to (his) great music, and talking about life. Weekend road trips are for marathon IKEA shopping, wandering around Paper Source, late night PF Chang's, and well-deserved beers. Weekend road... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at figuring out 40
You should wear it under a sweater - then YOU know that it's there, but you won't risk offending anyone!
Toggle Commented Nov 14, 2014 on warrior wear | we blow kisses at figuring out 40
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Disclaimer - I know that many people take issue with the "f-word." Feel free to skip this post! Some of you may remember seeing a link to this tee on my September You're My Favorite post. A few weeks after... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at figuring out 40