Happy Weekend!

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It’s a hot one, guys, but it’s Friday! We’re trying to stay cool & keep our heads up after another terrible world tragedy – ❤ sending love to France.

Christa had family in from Germany (hi Alicia & Timm :)) yesterday so she & Curtis showed them around New Haven & Hartford, with a stop at Flatbread (duh). Reg has been busy busy at work, and we’re all ready for a loungey weekend. Stay cool and give hugs to your loved ones. xo G&M


cct // Fresh corn chowder with zucchini?? Sign me up!

rkv // 5 canned cocktails to pack in your cooler

cct // A cute and funny breakdown of who/what is going on with Brexit

rkv // Ughhhh New Englanddddd — how to dress for extreme humidity

cct // Have you guys seen the instagram The Atlas of Beauty? Female photographer Mihaela Noroc travels and captures the natural beauty around the world showing the diversity of our planet through portraits of women – it’s gorgeous!

rkv // The nutritionist approved store bought protein bars

cct // Let’s be decisive!

rkv // Little way to start living a more authentic life


 

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Happy Weekend!

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Hello, dearies — hope you all had a lovely week, and have an even lovelier couple of days ahead of you. We’re stunned that next week is Thanksgiving. How did that happen??? It feels like as we get older, time goes by so much quicker. Are any of you all feeling similarly?

This past week our small home town in CT experienced some devastating news about a young mother, a member of our graduating class, who suddenly passed. In combination of learning this, of the troubling news in Paris, as well as world-wide current events  — it’s definitely resulting in some self-reflection. This week we’re feeling especially grateful for our friends, family, and the wonderful community that we were raised in.

While we have mushy hearts this week, we also still have our care-free nature about us. We’ve rounded up our weekly links for you all, hope you enjoy, and we’ll see you on Monday 🙂


cct // Embroidery with sprinkles, say whaaa?

rkv // Don’t hold yourself back! How to ask for a raise

cct // I’ve just been lovin’ the half up/half down looks these days!

rkv // Last weekend I lopped off about 7 inches of hair, and this tutorial has been my everything ever since

cct // Why Do We Romanticize Stress?

rkv // 15 bizarre, yet amazing, hotels — #6!

cct // So I learned this smiling trick a while back (the last one on the list), and I really do think it helps! Give it a try this weekend while you’re takin selfies with your ladies before going out 😉

rkv // And the best article-title-ever award goes to…. How to Ron Swanson Your Life


The Dog Years

Everyone talks about the “college years,” the “engagement years,” and the “wedding years,” but no one mentions the “everyone buys a dog years”. I know that’s kind of an odd statement, but have you noticed that everyone is getting a dog?? It might be more noticeable for us previous dog owners, since we grew up with a dog and now we’re settling into our homes with no pup wandering around.

The thing about getting a dog though, is that as much we want one so badly, we still don’t feel responsible enough for one. Is that bad? We’re in our mid twenties now, doesn’t that mean we should automatically be responsible adults? Part of us feels like we are, but then it’s like…welllll, I kind of want to go away this weekend, or suuure, I’ll go and get drinks right after work — but having a dog makes all of that complicated.

I guess part of being a responsible adult involves being responsible enough to know that right now, we can’t handle a dog. We should probably be able to keep house plants alive for at least a year before even considering it, amiright? Or maybe be able to comfortably pay a cable bill without cringing? Just a thought.

So for now, we’ll just enjoy our friend’s dogs (and those we find on pinterest)…

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{Baby Penny – missing Timber!}

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…and the most adorable pinterest pups

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