Category Archives: Happy Things

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What I've Been Up To Lately (Spoiler: Packing!)

Date: March 16, 2016 at 10:09 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 37

Hello! Do you remember me?! A few weeks ago, I ran into some big-time blog issues. Turns out, for the past six years, I haven’t been properly resizing my photos, and I basically blew up my server. My blog is […]

All The Things I'm Loving Right Now

Date: February 18, 2016 at 3:26 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 11

Consider this a twist on Thankful Things Thursday. This week has been the excitingly busy kind of nuts. But amidst the madness, there are some things I’m really into right now. Let’s discuss… Running! Running continues to go watchless and well. Nothing […]

How Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Is Changing My Life (And My Running)

Date: February 2, 2016 at 7:52 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece for Well+Good about how you can essentially use a tidying technique to get over a breakup. I’ve been wanting to clean and purge our itty bitty apartment for months (OK, years) now. Neither Brian nor I […]

Planning A Puppy Graduation Party (And Other Life-Changing Plans & Goals)

Date: January 26, 2016 at 9:19 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 19

At the end of puppy class on Sunday, our teacher said, “Bring something kind of weird or different to wear for the next class.” I immediately perked up. We have just the thing for Ellie to wear! Upon further clarification, apparently […]

15 Things That Made Me Happy This Week

Date: January 15, 2016 at 11:12 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 32

I’ve done a bit of soul searching this week. Not for any particular reason. Nothing’s wrong. Life’s just fine. Yay hooray! But I’ve been feeling more introspective than normal. (I blame this on the fact that I spend a lot of […]

2016: So Far, So Sweet

Date: January 8, 2016 at 10:33 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 25

Happy New Year! So far my 2016 has been pretty status quo. I have no big (or small, for that matter) 2016 goals, resolutions, defining words, or themes. Instead, I just intend to live as simply and happily as possible. I […]

Thank You, 2015

Date: December 30, 2015 at 8:44 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 18

This post will be sappy and cheesy and it will include wedding photos and puppy photos and all the things that have made me smile the hugest in 2015. You’ve been warned. Joy ahead. When I look back at 2015, […]

Getting To Know Everything About You

Date: November 10, 2015 at 10:49 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 36

I don’t think I’ve ever done one of these blog survey things. I’ve always had plenty to say on my own. But on this drizzly Tuesday morning, I feel like writing, and yet I’m suffering from a bit of writer’s […]

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Hey. What's Up? Hello!

Date: September 15, 2015 at 3:29 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

Yesterday, I called to make an appointment to get a spray tan — my first spray tan ever, very reluctantly — because I have a bad case of “summer running” on my back and my wedding dress is not, in […]

Feel-Good Friday

Date: July 31, 2015 at 10:45 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 21

Now this is the story all about how my wedding dress got twist-turned upside down. Now I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, I’ll tell you about the time my dress would barely zip over my butt. […]