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Weekly Recap #47, 2022

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It’s been a long day of travel, but it was well worth it considering I just got back from such a relaxing week in Las Vegas with my boyfriend’s family. The university that employs me decided to give us last Wednesday and Friday off, in addition to the expected Thursday, which was such a treat! It was my first holiday spent away from my own family, so I would be lying if I said I didn’t miss them a ton… But I enjoyed trying new Thanksgiving foods and traditions, as well as soaking up the much warmer desert weather. We also got in our first Christmas activity of the season—seeing lights at the Ethel M Chocolate Factory cactus garden! So fun. Continue reading “Weekly Recap #47, 2022”

Weekly Recap #39, 2022

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What a fun week! It definitely feels like the type of weekend where I need another weekend to recover, though. I flew to Las Vegas after work on Tuesday to surprise my grandpa and celebrate his 90th birthday (!!!). My grandparents used to surprise me with a visit on my birthday when I was in grade school, so I figured it was about time I return the favor. I’m so grateful I have the flexibility to work from home and could make this trip happen—he was so surprised, and it was so much fun to see all my cousins and celebrate my amazing grandpa! This is the cake I decorated for him, since he owns a construction company. I enjoyed decorating it way too much. Continue reading “Weekly Recap #39, 2022”

Weekly Recap #25, 2022

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Hey, remember that time when I actually used to post regularly? Yah, me too. I’m done pretending to know when I’ll get back into any sort of blogging routine, but to dramatically quote Aragorn from The Lord of the Rings, “It is not this day.” As you probably noticed, I completely missed last week’s recap. Instead of combining last week and this week, like I did a few recaps ago, I’m just going to pretend I am writing this post on June 26… so thanks for playing along. Continue reading “Weekly Recap #25, 2022”