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Andrea Bates
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I am who I am and I like who that is.
I am who I am and I like who that is.

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Lace up and Join Marathon Kids This Summer!
This is a sponsored post in partnership with Marathon Kids. My daughter and I are no strangers to walking around our neighborhood. Although lately she's more inclined to hop on her scooter while I walk behind, trying to catch up. I'd like to change that, an...
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Sinking.
Some days it feels like we're all simply sinking. Holding our heads above water is nearly impossible. The rain falls at the same time. Hail hits the top of our heads. We reach out, and there's nobody there. We fall under. Down. Down. The water covers us. We...
Sinking.
Sinking.
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Cantina 18 Raleigh
Cameron Village, a wonderful shopping center in Raleigh, NC is the perfect place for Cantina 18. And these beautiful summery nights are the perfect time to head over there and try out their delicious Southwestern fare with, as they describe it, a Southern d...
Cantina 18 Raleigh
Cantina 18 Raleigh
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How To Walk Away, Katherine Center
I received a copy of this book to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. There are affiliate links throughout this post. Please use them to shop and buy all the books! So, a few weeks ago I traveled to California and when I got there I finished read...
How To Walk Away, Katherine Center
How To Walk Away, Katherine Center
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Sweet Sixteen
This post was written a week ago, on a date that mattered to me once and will always hold a spot in my heart as one of the reasons I am who I am today. Join me as I look back for a bit, and look forward for always. I'm quite reflective in my space these day...
Sweet Sixteen
Sweet Sixteen
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No Mud. No Lotus.
There are many things I thought I'd experience in my life. Divorce is certainly not one of them. No one goes into a marriage with expectations of divorce. People experience many things. Cold feet. Nerves. Jitters. Excitement. Me? I had butterflies in my sto...
No Mud. No Lotus.
No Mud. No Lotus.
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Between Me and You, Allison Winn Scotch
* I received a copy of this book for review. There are affiliate links throughout this post * Between Me and You is possibly my favorite of all of Allison Winn Scotch's novels.  There. I said it.  Now, I'll tell you why.  First, I just absolutely loved the ...
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Kanki Restaurant for Hibachi Entertainment
I recently had an opportunity to have dinner and drinks at Kanki Restaurant in Durham, and the meal was one of the best I've had in quite some time. Please note that while I was hosted by Kanki, my personal thoughts about the dining experience are what I've...
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Spring 2018: 8 Must Read New Releases
I'm familiar with many of these authors, which is why I'm really excited about their upcoming novels. A few of them are new to me - and I'm just as excited about an introduction to a new writing style. Reading is so important. It's entertainment. Escape. Li...
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My friend Nellie of +Brooklyn Active Mama is amazing when it comes to all things, but she's got a handle on the pulse of fitness in NYC! Here's some info from her. :)
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