I Guess This is Growing Up

I’m the type of gal who prefers to leave her shell behind, finding a space that is more comfortable and clutter-free. Throwing things out that no longer have a purpose is one of my favorite things to do. That’s why I’m tempted to cut myself off from The Daily Sampler; it is a project that fit […]

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4.14.16 is the day I changed. You probably knew it would happen, but somehow, I did not believe it myself. On that day a little over 3 weeks ago, I became a mom. Lily Anna was born at 1:25AM after a long 20 hours of labor. She weighed 8 pounds and 9.6 ounces and measured 20.25 […]

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Boo! Happy Easter.

Here I come, out of left field, like the Easter Bunny showing up at your door on New Year’s Day with a creepy sparkle in his plastic eyes. Surprise! It’s The Daily Sampler! I wanted to stop by and wish you all a Happy Easter, and whether you celebrate it or not, it’s the perfect […]

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The Death of TV

I have cable again, and there is nothing to watch. Hubs and I sacrificed our cable subscription last year in favor of being able to pay other bills and having conversations with each other again. I mean, we still have Netflix, Hulu, and HBO GO. We’re not savages. Then, we moved into our new place […]

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Pregnancy in a Nutshell

One thing that has prevented me from writing is I don’t always know how to wrap my mind around the idea that…. I am going to be someone’s MOM! From the moment we realized it was real to this moment, I’ve come a long way. It’s funny what some ultrasounds and swift internal kicks to […]

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Happy People Aren’t Funny

I think I’ve had a major realization. When you’re really and truly satisfied with life, you are not that funny anymore. AKA, misery = hilariousness (and the ability to make up words like hilariousness.) I am just not that miserable these days, so I guess I’m missing a piece of what originally made The Daily […]

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Dreaming of a Green Christmas

“It’s that time of year, when the world falls in love. Every song you hear seems to say… Merry Christmas. May your New Year dreams come true.” Ah, my favorite day has returned. Merry Christmas Eve to you and yours. Though it’s not the white Christmas we’ve come to expect, here’s some reasons you should still […]

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The Best of DS: Snowvember 2014

As we continue our journey down Daily Sampler memory lane, lest we EVER forget.. SNOWVEMBER. Who kind of misses the snow? Don’t lie. I know you kind of do.  ********************************** It’s Buffalo. It snows. I know this, and I’m fine with it. Once upon a time, (okay, once a year at least,) I would think […]

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