Monthly Archives for July 2012

On Accomplishments

Last night, I was sitting on my couch all by myself shoveling leftover Chinese food into my mouth when Missy Franklin won her first Olympic gold medal.  Almost instantly, I burst into tears of happiness. I’m kind of an emotional person. … Continue reading

31. July 2012 by Alyssa
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Random With a Capital “R”

1.  If you have an iPhone, please go download Postagram.  This app is a game-changer, folks!  It lets you turn your Instagram photos into actual postcards and send them right from your cell phone.  The best part?  The first 5 postcards … Continue reading

30. July 2012 by Alyssa
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10 Ways to Relieve Stress

Let’s face it.  Sometimes, life gets stressful. There’s too much to do and not enough time to do it.  Work piles up.  Deadlines loom.  You don’t get enough sleep.  Exhaustion kicks in.  You try to find a way to juggle … Continue reading

25. July 2012 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Family, Food, Friends | Tags: , , , | 12 comments

Guess What!

Drum roll please… After spending 6 months in Dallas (where I followed her), and another 6 months in London (where I also followed her), my best friend is finally coming home to me. “Rachel” + “Monica” + NYC.  Basically, our dream … Continue reading

24. July 2012 by Alyssa
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The Road Ahead

“You look at where you’re going and where you are and it never makes sense — but then you look back at where you’ve been and a pattern seems to emerge.” ― Robert M. Pirsig

23. July 2012 by Alyssa
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Sugar Paper

I think I might be the only girl in the world who would rather spend her money on stationary than spend it on shoes. But look how cute! I found Sugar Paper online and fell in love the second I … Continue reading

21. July 2012 by Alyssa
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One Day, I’ll Miss This

If you aren’t already reading Thought Catalog regularly, you really should be.  The site (which describes itself as a place for relevant and relatable non-fiction and thought) has slowly become one of my favorite blogs to head to for daily inspiration.  Tommy and … Continue reading

19. July 2012 by Alyssa
Categories: Family, Friends, Hoboken, Home, New York City, Quotes, Scenic, Travel | Tags: , , , , | 4 comments

TTT: Run a Race

Tonight, I would like to single-handedly thank Lady Gaga for getting me through all 3.1 miles of the Hoboken Party with a Purpose 5K. It was 95 degrees, there were only two water stations, and I was quite certain that … Continue reading

17. July 2012 by Alyssa
Categories: Hoboken, Lady Gaga, Music, Scenic, Top Ten Tuesdays | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 comments

Under the Sea

“I must be a mermaid, for I have no fear of depths, and a great fear of shallow living.” – Anaïs Nin

16. July 2012 by Alyssa
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Life Lesson #17

Everything is better at the Jersey Shore.

16. July 2012 by Alyssa
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