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Sarah Brichetto

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Born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, Sarah moved to New Orleans in 2009 after graduating from the University of Tennessee (Go Vols!) and is proud to call New Orleans home. She is a CPA and the Finance Director at a local real estate development company. Sarah lives in the Freret neighborhood with her husband, Matt, and their three kids: Elizabeth, Paul and Isaac. You can often find them roaming the neighborhood streets, taking streetcar rides, or enjoying one of the many local parks. In her non-existent free time, Sarah loves to try the newest local restaurants, cook, read, and write.

Adventures in Online Grocery Shopping

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  Scene: I’m sitting in the hallway of a hotel ballroom while my daughter is finishing her last dance workshop of the weekend. Feeling tired and anxious to get home and prepare for another busy...

Hi, I’m Languishing. How Are You?

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Just the other day, I was minding my own business, avoiding starting a stressful task at work with a good ole’ scroll on the ‘gram, when an article popped up from Real Simple: “That...

Aging Gracefully: Three Things I’m Loving About Getting Older

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I recently found myself at a coffee shop for a few moments of personal time in the midst of a very busy season. I scored a lovely table outside in a sunny corner and...

My 2022 Reading Resolution

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My second grader has recently become very interested in reading on her own, even turning down movie time to finish a book she’d been desperate to finish for a while. It has brought me...

Advent and Babies

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Advent, the four Sundays immediately preceding Christmas has and forever will be one of my very favorite liturgical seasons. It is a time of excitement and expectancy, anticipation and waiting, joyful waiting. Because we...

I Don’t Do Laundry :: Thoughts on the Delegation of Domestic Duties

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I took clothes out of the dryer this morning for the first time in weeks, maybe months. As a general rule, I don’t do laundry. While I don’t send my kids to school in dirty...

Sunday: Reset

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Do you suffer from the Sunday Scaries? Do the Monday Blues get you down? Me too. What Happens My mood shifts, starting mid-afternoon on Sunday. My mind starts reminding my body that it is almost time to...

Football Fever: Why I Love The Game

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I know this could be considered a controversial opinion, but I’ll say it: I love football. Something about the changing of seasons from Summer to Fall gives me all the football feels. The three reasons...

A Farewell to Daycare

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Recently, we picked up a kid from daycare for the last time. This was a known event, an understood timeframe, but even still, the grief of the day came quickly. I found myself in...

Why I’m Becoming a Lazy Genius and Why You Should, Too

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For my birthday, a friend gifted me with a copy of Kendra Adachi’s book The Lazy Genius Way, and I recently sat down and opened it. The next day, I’d devoured it. I realized...

On Flowers and Phases :: Being Present and Enjoying What is In Front of...

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The morning rush can be pretty hectic at my house - trying to wrangle three kids and two parents out of the house with lunches, backpacks, and all the necessities by 7:45 can cause...

Give ‘Em Five: Getting Other Adults Involved in the Lives of Your Kids

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You've probably heard of the idea that you are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. This is usually shared as a caution for adults, or possibly even teenagers, to...
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Revisiting My Post-Coronavirus Bucket List

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With my upcoming appointment for my second dose of the Pfizer vaccine just days away, and feeling both extremely excited for the potential freedom this will allow and also very reflective on, I decided...

Just So

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One of the biggest challenges in the layout of our house is that we don't have a pantry. Because of that, I have pantry items stored in our cabinets, which means my mixing bowls...