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Turns out the true test of how far you’ve come on your spiritual path and “personal development journey” is how unleashed you become when you find out your work didn’t save. It’s in moments like these that I humble myself and start googling Vipassana retreats. Must. find. inner. peace. Om? Shanti? Bloody *&%$#! There will always ...

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It has come to my attention that I may be a bit of a hipster. (Terrifying, I know.) But look at the facts: I wear high waisted pants. I have a favorite plaid shirt. I’m vegan, drink golden milk, and… my life partner has a beard.  How did it come to this? How can I de-hipsterize? ...

january faves

There’s something so gratifying about growth, and I totally geek out on it. I just love the feeling of tangible improvement. For example, last year I decided to take up Spanish lessons again. My Spanish up till that point was rudimentary at best, and I really wanted to become fluent. This year, I’m so delighted ...

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It turns out mosquitos like Norwegian-Americans. I know this because I currently look like I have the chicken pox. None of my companions in French Guiana had more than two bites, whereas I had two nearly every square inch. Resulting in: me smelling constantly of lavender essential oil (lovely) and me having to exercise every ounce of ...

ann october favorites

Fashionistas say that one of the best things about fall is “layering.” And though I’m keen to agree, at the moment, it’s getting a bit out of hand. The other day I was over at my dear friend Marie’s house for an afternoon tea and when it was time to go, we couldn’t help but ...

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You know that feeling in the pit of your stomach when the weather turns cold? That… Did I reeeeeally wish for this during the summer months? It’s freeeezing! feeling?  Like, what was I thinking looking forward to wearing sweaters and scarves… Yeah. That gibberish has all been silenced. Utter nonsense. I wish it were 80° F still. Granted, ...

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September is here and it’s time for Spring cleaning! Huh? September cleaning? How about: Total Autumn Clean Out. Anyway, in an effort to be more smooth sailing this season, Chloe and I are participating in the 30-Day Minimalism Game, and having a ball unloading loads of stuff. (It’s time to admit that I have a slight sock ...

Ann and Chloe's veggie magnifique party

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