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Sarah O'Brien
Worked at La Quinta Public Library
Attended University of Notre Dame-Saint Mary's College
Lived in Southern California
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Saturday Happy
Check out the Rock Reach House on  airbnb , if you are planning a trip out to the California Desert. I'll leave you with a short tour of the serene oasis in the high desert just outside the Coachella Valley in Yucca Valley. You feel like your in the middle ...
Check out the Rock Reach House on airbnb, if you are planning a trip out to the California Desert. I'll leave you with a short tour of the serene oasis in the high desert just outside the Coachella Valley in Yucca Valley. You...
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Friday Mornings
It's going to be a very quiet weekend and I seriously cannot wait. My last day of actual classes will be done in three weeks so it's time to get serious and stick my nose in the books for just a little longer. The light at the end of the tunnel is near, all...
It's going to be a very quiet weekend and I seriously cannot wait. My last day of actual classes will be done in three weeks so it's time to get serious and stick my nose in the books for just a little longer. The light at th...
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Asian Ramen Chicken Chopped Salad
Lately my grocery list has been really short and since I'm always in a hurry with school, I head straight for the prepackaged Asian chopped salad and throw some egg in for protein. When I came across this recipe, I loved the idea of adding toasted ramen int...
Lately my grocery list has been really short and since I'm always in a hurry with school, I head straight for the prepackaged Asian chopped salad and throw some egg in for protein. When I came across this recipe, I loved the ...
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Girl Talk
Over the Easter
Holiday, I had a nice but long chat with my mom (and sister) about lifestyle bloggers,
their very glossy websites and their Instagram feed. My mom was more than irritated and definitely needed to blow off steam. So I
let her tell me exactly ...
Over the Easter Holiday, I had a nice but long chat with my mom (and sister) about lifestyle bloggers, their very glossy websites and their Instagram feed. My mom was more than irritated and definitely needed to blow off stea...
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The Daily Escape
So my plan when school ends is to treat myself in a big way. As a last hurrah with my family and congratulatory gift to myself I'm wanting to take a mini trip abroad. I've been working on my french late at night after school and have been dreaming about get...
So my plan when school ends is to treat myself in a big way. As a last hurrah with my family and congratulatory gift to myself I'm wanting to take a mini trip abroad. I've been working on my french late at night after school ...
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Quote of the Day
"With Freedom, books, flowers and the moon. Who could not be happy?" -Oscar Wilde (image via  a french lady... )
"With Freedom, books, flowers and the moon. Who could not be happy?" -Oscar Wilde (image via a french lady...)
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Friday Showings
What was your favorite childhood show? Growing up in the nineties, Nickelodeon was pretty much the only thing I watched. There were so many excellent shows on during that decade, with so many favorites it is definitely hard to choose. Anybody else a big Dou...
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this week's favorites...
Because spring is practically over here in the desert, I'm trying to get outside and tan before it hits triple digits, finish the last of my spring cleaning projects, wear the heck out of navy and catch up with a few new and very appropriate spring recipes....
Because spring is practically over here in the desert, I'm trying to get outside and tan before it hits triple digits, finish the last of my spring cleaning projects, wear the heck out of navy and catch up with a few new and ...
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Leading Ladies
I met  Nikki  over a year ago by simply signing up for yoga classes she was teaching around the desert. After college and moving back to Southern California, I immediately started graduate school and got a full time job, so my social life was close to nil. ...
I met Nikki over a year ago by simply signing up for yoga classes she was teaching around the desert. After college and moving back to Southern California, I immediately started graduate school and got a full time job, so my ...
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Make My Day
I first came across  Lonely Planet  when I was looking for travel and cultural books to add to the children's nonfiction collection at the library. Since then, the website is my go to for anything travel related. Now that I am currently on the mailing list,...
I first came across Lonely Planet when I was looking for travel and cultural books to add to the children's nonfiction collection at the library. Since then, the website is my go to for anything travel related. Now that I am ...
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Weekend Wrap Up...
 oldies but goodies...  a quiet night in includes a glass or two of rose,  british rom-coms and some sketching.  lazy afternoons and listening to good music.  the new books I ordered for work have come in! Eloise takes over... (images via instagram)
 oldies but goodies...  a quiet night in includes a glass or two of rose,  british rom-coms and some sketching.  lazy afternoons and listening to good music.  the new books I ordered for work have come in! Eloise...
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Saturday Happy
Four Words: Audrey Hepburn in Givenchy!  What is making you happy this week? (images via  silver screen modes )
Four Words: Audrey Hepburn in Givenchy!  What is making you happy this week? (images via silver screen modes)
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Work
Occupation
Soon to be Children's Librarian
Skills
Voracious Reader, Creating Stories and Getting Crafty.
Employment
  • La Quinta Public Library
    Youth Service Coordinator
  • Sit and Stay Awhile
    Lifestyle and Culture Writer
Places
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Previously
Southern California - California, Indiana
Story
Tagline
A native desert girl finding herself back in her home town after spending five years in the Midwest.
Introduction
In a constant state of curiosity. 
Bragging rights
My creative outlet and blog Sit and Stay Awhile.
Education
  • University of Notre Dame-Saint Mary's College
    History, Intercultural Studies
  • San Jose State University
    Masters In Library and Information Science
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Gender
Female