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Say yes to you

Say “Yes” to You

I couldn’t believe it was happening, as it happened. I actually said “no.” As a people-pleasing, “YES!” person, it felt kind of amazing. Who am I kidding? Saying “no” was also kind of terrifying. OK, OK, totally terrifying. What FOMO am I bringing upon myself by not doing something?! It’s incomprehensible. It’s unbelievable. It’s done. […]

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A dollar well spent

Passing on PSL: Cold Brew for Life

Yes, it’s October. And it’s the official season of Pumpkin Spice Everything. Actually, I’d say fall arrived early for our coffee beverages because I saw the first Pumpkin Spice Latte post on September 1—before Labor Day!   I’ll pay reverence to the beautiful flavors of pumpkin spice on Thanksgiving day, but the only caffeinated beverage […]

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ear piercing san antonio

A Piercing Question

My Puerto Rican mother said her parents pierced her ears before she left the hospital as a baby, but that wasn’t the case for me. And in a classic case of “he said, she said,” my mom insists that my dad didn’t want it done. When I recently asked him about it he said he […]

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Managing New Mom FOMO

*FOMO previously defined by Alamo City Mom Blog post “It’s OK to Say No: Missing Out on FOMO.” Being a new mom means getting used to all sorts of things. For me one of these is FOMO—or more accurately, managing the FOMO. These days my FOMO is off the charts. Being a new mom is […]

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