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    Priority Is Not A Plural Noun

    Listen, I get it. At the end of the year, we get so caught up with “priorities” and responsibilities that the holiday season brings… on top of our regular day-to-day tasks. Our growing to-do lists make us feel certifiably insane. Amirite?  Our engines are revving so loudly that we just keep nodding and smiling through the deafening sound of our own busy-ness! Gross! So, turn down the volume and give yourself permission to read some encouragement here and just breathe. First, I want you to remember how incredible of a life you’ve had so far. I know its not perfect, and neither is mine! You’re here though, you’ve made it this far. That deserves…

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    Starting a New Chapter: 3 Ways to Follow Through

    When you think back, your family might have started a few new chapters already over the years. Getting married, having your first child, starting a new job, finally getting that promotion – and, of course, moving to a new home. All of these transitions can be really challenging and some might be a bit tougher than others; when you know what you’re up against, however, and come prepared, you might find that the change is actually welcome. Whatever chapter you’re starting in your life, make sure that you’ve prepared yourself into a state of mind that can happily accept all of the turbulence that is to come. Here is a…

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    Man Crush Monday: My Love Story

    V for Vetrano here with some not-so-breaking news. In one of my recent posts, I dropped a bomb about wedding planning which made some of you go “woah… wait!…what?!” Sorry about that. I realize my personal life has been pretty obsolete from the blog until now. But after years of blogging about music and entertainment, I’m finally ready to share my love story and a peek into my life outside of the Housewives, Taylors and Britneys. Starting with Joe, my forever Man Crush Monday. My Love Story For most of my early adult life, I was single. I didn’t really mind because I was focused on building a business and…

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    The Beauty In Totality

    I admit it. I was wrong… in totality. When I posted yesterday about the solar eclipse, I said something ignorant and uninformed. To quote myself, “I personally don’t see the appeal [of the solar eclipse], but I am not a science nerd and never have been. Maybe I will feel differently today at approximately 1:27pm, but I’m always game for a good reason to party.” After seeing the solar eclipse in totality yesterday with a group of friends and loved ones, I can confidently say I’m changed. It was not just a “reason to party.” Although, there was plenty of that and it was a perfect reason to. The solar eclipse…

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    Turn Back Time

    Hey guys, gals and undecideds, V for Vetrano here on the first day of November! If you’re like most of the population, you probably “whooped it up” last night for Halloween and might be praying for the pounding in your head to stop. And if the night’s scares didn’t end until the wee-hours of the morning, you may not even be reading this until tomorrow (or next week, for that matter). Me, on the other hand? I stayed in. With a busy Sunday Funday ahead to celebrate my birthday, I opted to skip the costumes and candy this year. Part of me loved the alone time to catch up on…