Monthly Archives: June, 2012

5 Things I Love This Week

“5 Things I Love This Week” is the newest weekly feature on wadswords! Each week I will compile a list of five things that I have come across that week that I really love. These things could be anything from books, movies, tv shows, characters, poems, funny videos, pretty clothes or accessories, and anything else …

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A Beautiful Day for a Bike Ride

Yesterday afternoon, my mom and I went for a fantastic bike ride. One of the great things about the town where I live is that there are lots of roads that are perfect for biking because they are beautiful and have very little traffic. My favorite part, though, is that we can ride to the …

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The Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court’s decision today to uphold the Affordable Care Act and the individual mandate was a huge step forward in putting an end to the health care crisis in this country. As President Obama said, today’s decision was not about who wins or loses in Washington, but what is best for the American people. …

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Poached Eggs and Honey Goat Cheese Dip

So far, today has been a red letter day. First of all, I started off the day with this amazing breakfast made by my mom ( am I lucky or what?) : Poached Eggs are one of life’s special gifts. Maybe it is just me, but I get immense joy from that moment when you …

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Salty Sesame and Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today, I put soy sauce and sesame seeds into chocolate chip cookies. It’s okay, Joy the Baker said I could. These salty sesame and dark chocolate chip cookies are so wrong they are right. Go for it. Take a risk. Believe me, you will be glad you did!

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“Thinspiration”

I am troubled and concerned by a trend I noticed lately on pinterest. Many women have created “thinspiration” boards in which they post pictures of models, actresses, and athletes whose bodies they covet or admire. Not only do I think that these boards are ineffective in helping women lose weight, I think they are harmful …

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Alysia Montano

Alysia Montano qualified tonight to run the 800 meters as a part of the US Olympic team in London. She always runs with a flower in her hair, to reinforce her femininity and send the message that being girly does not mean being weak. She is definitely one of my favorite athletes representing the US …

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Ginger Walnut Chocolate Blondies

I have had Joy the Baker’s recipe for Ginger Walnut Chocolate Brownies in the back of mind of my mind for a while now. I woke up this morning to a rainy, grey day and I knew it was the perfect weather for baking!     I kind of like to have a nice rainy day …

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Monday Motivation

“Monday Motivation” is a new weekly segment in my blog in which I will post a quote, song, poem, picture, video or something else that helps motivate me to write better, read more, and live happier and healthier. This week I want to share this quote about writing from one of my favorite authors: “The …

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Some Pretty Things

These are some of my favorite pieces featured lately on Hautelook: The Liam Straight Leg Jean by Genetic Denim Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Wrap Hoop Earrings Hummingbird Stud Earrings Appliqued Dress Juicy Couture Women’s Pedigree Grape Watch

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