Local Spotlight: Se Vende Imports

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My, how time flies. Do you remember one of my first posts here at TLAC called “Friend Request” where I chronicled the time I had a mini-reunion with a friend from my tiny… Continue reading

5 Videos to Keep You Inspired

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I am swamped at work this week.  We’re talking those lunch-at-your-desk, phone-ringing-non-stop, longer-than-long days when you barely seem to have a moment to breathe.  I keep wishing this week away.  Just make it… Continue reading

Mango Quinoa and Tilapia

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Like Jessie, I feel eager for spring.  Although, unlike Jessie, I am ushering it in with food instead of ferns.  I had this quinoa (or some like it anyway) years ago on spring… Continue reading

Highlights From The Oscars

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I’m keeping this one quick since I’m writing on Sunday night and I need to get to bed.  I used to be a freak about awards shows and wouldn’t miss a second of… Continue reading

Interior Inspiration: Ferns

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It’s officially the dead of winter here in New England, and although it has been relatively mild weather-wise, I am having some major green withdrawal. I’d like to fill my apartment with lush… Continue reading

Weekend Inspiration

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I get waves of motivation throughout the week.  Sunday nights, after an day evening of trashy tv, I vow to spend my week eating well and getting organized.  That usually continues through Monday… Continue reading

Instagram Weekend: Mainah Style

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Two weekends ago, I got to go home to Maine.  I hadn’t been there since August.  I hadn’t been there in the winter since 2008.  Isn’t that crazy? I hadn’t been home in… Continue reading

Smart Girls Know: How to Educate Yourself Financially

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I’ve been wanting to write a post about money for a while now. While I know that I got a great education, the extent of my financial education in school was a couple… Continue reading

Once Upon A Time…

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Once upon a time, there was a young girl that had a voracious appetite for stories… Stories of absurd humor, some of sadness that frightened her, and some of thought provoking, utter confusion.… Continue reading

Hey, Remember When…

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You watched something on TV and then it was over? You didn’t look it up online, record and watch it later on DVR, or On Demand, Google it on your cell phone? People… Continue reading

Interior Inspiration: Black Window Frames

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You know those days when your whole house/apartment/condo feels blah? Like all of that work you put into trying to make it special and unique and truly yours just seems to fade into… Continue reading

Instagram Weekend: Adventures in Boston

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Happy Friday All! I for one, cannot wait for this week to be over. Cannot. Wait. Maybe spending Sunday ridiculously hungover wasn’t the best way to start off… I’m getting ahead of myself.… Continue reading

Free To Be Dairy Free

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In my last post I proclaimed my love of yogurt to you: discussing its health benefits, sneaky food additives, convenience and every delicious quality in between. I had all sorts of fun ideas… Continue reading

Can’t Get Enough of T-Rex Trying…

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Hugh and Sarah Murphy are the mastermind couple behind the absurdly clever and hilarious blog, T-Rex Trying… Hugh lived down the hall from me in college and was always drawing something – whether… Continue reading

10,000!

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Yesterday, thanks to all of you, we hit 10,000 views on The Loud and Clear! Considering our official start date was 1.1.2012, we’re very excited to hit this landmark only a month and… Continue reading