friday finds.

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i’m not very good at making or keeping new year’s resolutions, per se, but if it’s more task-oriented then i might manage much better. one of my goals/tasks this year is to simplify. to clean out the excess, the clutter, the crap quite honestly that just gets in the way. i feel so heavy, like all this ‘stuff’ just literally weighs me down. i’ve... 
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stacked.

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decor chick. is it just me or does everyone feel an intense pang of separation anxiety the minute they try to throw away their old magazines? so, in order not to have to part with our favorites (because that’s been proven to just be too dang hard), we’ve evolved them into decor for the well-read. stacked with our overflow of novels and paperback thrillers, there’s... 
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QuickBooks Connect 2016 – a reader discount.

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i started writing sfgirlbybay over a decade ago. i know. i can hardly believe it myself! what started as an attempt to get my San Francisco abode featured by Apartment Therapy, blossomed into a creative outlet for all of my passions and interests, and eventually, thanks to each and every one of you, became my full-time job. and while writing this blog truly is my dream... 
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what’s in your pantry?

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pinch of yum’s kitchen makeover. whether it’s your cooking accoutrement, your everyday dishware or your favorite condiments it’s nice to have a well-organized kitchen pantry, as well as one that’s displayed pleasingly too. i always think i’m going to make the time to put all my dry goods into pretty weck jars so i open my cupboards to some kind... 
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simple matters.

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as erin boyle’s blog title might suggest, Reading My Tea Leaves is a lovely lifestyle blog celebrating a practical and purposeful approach to a simple, sustainable life. and now erin has written her first book, Simple Matters: Living with Less and Ending Up with More — a beautiful and thoughtful message of simplicity, paring down, and living with what you love.... 
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