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Heck yes for Friday! Long week for anyone else? I am so ready for the weekend. The countdown is officially on for my final days at my job -- next week is my last full week (followed by two short weeks thanks to vacation!). 

Oh, and that photo above? That would be Malted Vanilla w/ Peanut Brittle and Milk Chocolate ice cream from Bi-Rite. I work just around the corner from Bi-Rite's 18th Street location and am going to miss it! Good thing Ivanna Cone will be re-entering my life. :)

Enjoy your Friday!

29 Differences Between Life in Your Early 20s Vs. Life in Your Late 20s
// Thought Catalog // I read this the other day and could not stop laughing! These are all so true it's scary. It's crazy what just a few years can do to your attitude and outlook on life. Numbers 2, 3, 6, 8, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27 and 29. OK, really, every single one.

Cool Kids Lose, Though It May Take a Few Years
// NPR // High school mean girls be damned! But really, this is an interesting article about a new study focusing on popular kids in high school and how they were doing years later in their lives. "Kids who try to act cool in early adolescence are more likely to have problems with drugs and alcohol, and have trouble managing friendships as they grow older. And their popularity tends to fade by the time they're 22." Give it a read!

15 Homemade Travel Snacks That Don't Need to Be Refrigerated
// the kitchn // Evan and I are still finalizing our moving plans. Ideally, we'd like to buy a car out here (we sold ours two years ago once we moved to downtown San Francisco), so we can road-trip it back to Nebraska. I feel like that might be less stressful for Reyna compared to a flight. Anyway, these travel snacks would be perfect for the car!

The Secrets to Successful Delegation
// DailyWorth // Delegation is something that is a work-in-progress for me. Sometimes I have problems giving up control on projects at work (I'm of the mindset that if I want something done right, I must do it myself...perhaps too many horrible experiences with group projects during my school days made me feel this way!). I know that being able to successfully delegate is a key strength of a good leader. Here are some tips if you're like me!


  1. That NPR article about cool kids losing was really interesting. Guess it's good I wasn't popular in high school ;)

  2. I love those tips about delegation...I also have trouble relinquishing control at work, but know that I will over extend myself if I don't!

    Thanks for sharing and have a great weekend!

    1. It is tough to give up control sometimes, but you're so right...overextending oneself is definitely not healthy for the workplace!

  3. Good shares! Now, if only I could have that ice cream... :)


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