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Julia
Interests: movies and books and photography oh my!
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It's been two months. Two crazy months. But now I can finally say Happy New Year! and mean it. December is always a whirlwind of Harper Birthday and Christmas and holidays and stuff and stuff. Then January rolled around with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2019 at Julia's Mexico City
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I haven't written in a few weeks for a few reasons, Thanksgiving, other projects, etc. I am a bit disappointed in myself as I had made it a goal to post at least twice a week. But I forgive myself... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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STUPID HOOVER If we ever get to move to England for a significant amount of time again, first thing I'll do is motor right on over to Costco or Argos and pick up a REAL VACUUM CLEANER. Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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We've been reading the Harry Potter series out loud to Harper. We have just finished Goblet of Fire. Harper asks us to read all the time, not just at bedtime, but before dinner and on the weekends. We love it.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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I miss my commute. It wasn't always this route, maybe about 50/50. This route would often be a good 5-10 minutes faster than the main roads. This route would also mean a 5-10 beats per second increase to your heart... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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On Sunday I did a brave thing. I had two girls from Harper's grade over for a playdate. I was warned not to have three girls at a time-there could be too much drama. Well guess what? No drama! There... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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I am writing a novel. You should too! I joined up with National Novel Writing Month organization. They've been around for a while and this year I'm finally DOING IT. The goal is to write a novel (50,000 words) in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
Speaking of books written by men that I read for a specific topic: Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip and Dan Heath inspired me greatly last week. The examples they used to illustrate their points... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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This morning I had proper tea. Warmed my little green pot, boiled the water in the kettle and popped in a bag of Yorkshire Gold. A bit of milk and sugar and my wedding china tea cup and saucer and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
I'm a reader. I love books. I love the smell and feel and look of them. I love libraries and bookshops and random bookshelves in other people's houses. My eye goes right to books and I can't help but peruse... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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I bought me some basic pencils today. Bog standard pencils. Classic yellow #2 pencil with pink eraser. I got a pack of 10 from the grocery store and I love them so far. USA GOLD - "Proudly made in Tennessee."... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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Cleaning up / clearing out your space, no matter that space, challenges you to think hard about what you want to keep and what you truly don't need. We packed up most of our personal belongings when we went left... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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We lived in England for only four months and I miss it just about every day. Today I wanted a nice cup of strong black tea but didn't have any in the house. Plenty of Earl Grey and Jasmine green... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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HASHTAG HOME: I can't say for sure what my main project is right now. There are a lot of sides projects going - and going strong! I started designing some fun "merch" (as the kids say) and have it up... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
I don't have a job at present. And by job I mean I'm not booked on a movie. But I am working my ass off. My Menopodcast partner, Sarah, recently mentioned a book called The 12 Week Year. It sounded... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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Preamble: I'm not really a food blogger. But I do like food very much! My breakfast routine is pretty routine. Usually nonfat greek yogurt with fruit or berries and sliced almonds on top. Occasionally I'll have cereal, but that's kinda... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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Building an Improv Lasagna I love to cook. I try new recipes, I buy cookbooks, I subscribe to emails for recipes. The food comes out well, I think, at least 9 times out of 10. One thing I'm not great... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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In my mind changes happen in an instant. In real life they take longer than you think. And it's not always because we procrastinate! Growing wings is step one. Stepping out of the nest is step two. Soaring is step... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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Oct 9, 2018
Julia has shared their blog Julia's Bookshelf
Oct 9, 2018
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Whilst we were in England, I had three lovely visits with a friend I've known since high school. She taught me about making your own kefir for all that probiotic goodness and I've tried it now that I'm home. I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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I feel like I'm in first gear. And it's good to be starting again, slowly revving up to new things. I'm learning a lot, getting into new habits, working to stay focused when my attention is scattered all over by... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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Oh Hello. We are back from our trip to England. It went differently than planned on a couple of big levels, and it also went 1000x better than planned. I recapped my March Goals here just before we left. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
{{blushing}} Thanks Sarah! xoxo
Toggle Commented Apr 3, 2018 on March Goals Recap at Julia's Mexico City
Happy April! Let's take a look at my March Goals and how I did: Goals for March: -Lose 8 pounds -Meditate 5-10 minutes per day -Plank 1:15 or more per day (Along with the regular walking/stair steps) -Work on creative... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City