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almond butter blossoms

"Live in the moment!," "Savor the moment!,"


"Yeah!" we all think to ourselves, "obviously that's a great idea!" when we read these word in magazines and hear them from our friends.


Then we brush these words off and continue worrying about what's for dinner, whether one of our friends might be mad at us, and the future in general, because, as humans that's what we tend to do (I tend to do this a lot).


I recently read this article about a woman who is trying to sue her wedding videographer for a ridiculous amount of money because she hated her wedding video.  I watched the video and I couldn't find anything offensive about it... but that's totally beside the fact!  The fact is that she had a beautiful wedding and is now happily married.  Sweating the details of the video of it all totally killed the "happily ever after" vibe.  Instead of savoring the moments of her happy new life, she's now preoccupied with a meg…

salted almond butter cups

I have a new (somewhat ambitious) goal.  I want to do something new every week.  Being in high school, I feel like I often get stuck  in the school/homework/procrastinating on the Internet rut. Don't get me wrong, homework will still get done and there are way too many fun personality quizzes on the Internet to give them up entirely.  However, I really want to seize life by the horns, live to the fullest, and conquer my fears.  I have a lot of fun ideas of things I want to add to my "new things bucket list" -- and I am extraordinarily excited to give this new project a try.


I love the idea of a bucket list to begin with -- maybe I'll publish one on this blog someday to hold myself accountable and see how many of the things on it I actually get done.  Simply writing my dreams down makes them come more alive.  I want to see a koala in real life and see the northern lights with my own eyes.  I want to attach a lock to a love bridge and go to la tomantina in Spain.  Ho…