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02.16 // a mixed tape for february to call us to get our brave on

happy february, guys! ready or not, it’s time for a new month, a new playlist, and a new theme. and i am very excited about this one. after january’s intention-setting days, i hope that we all feel a little focused + inspired + ready to move forward. i know, i…

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4 tips for listening to a playlist + a mixtape: january 2016 // intention

it’s time for the first playlist of the year! i am so very excited about this playlist. i’ve been listening to it this morning as i prepare + write this post. so far, i’m feeling inspired, motivated, empowered, moved, and filled with an amazing energy that even my love said…

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xmas: the one // an EPIC holiday playlist just for you

i believe that it is now time to turn on some holiday christmas music. whaddya say?! and, friends, i have had so much fun creating what i think is the perfect playlist just for you. seriously. it really is epic. i have been gathering music + creating holiday playlists for years, and…

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gatherings: a playlist + a photo challenge all rolled into one

well, folks, it’s almost november. and, i’ve created a super cozy playlist for these dark, gloomy, chilly days (for us in the northern hemisphere). but, never fear, southern hemisphere friends, there’s something for you in this playlist too. it’s really a bunch of music that’s all about gathering together – in…

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embrace your dark side: a playlist for october

“when i die, i’m alive. when i lose, i find my identity.” – the middle east the american in me loves october because of halloween. i mean, what’s not to love? costumes. candy. parties. trick-or-treating. scary movies. ghost stories. witches + goblins. haunted places. and that ever-so-awesome feeling of adrenaline…

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create + collaborate // celebrating a year’s worth of music

it’s music time, friends! if you’ll recall, i put a little call out to everyone to collaborate with me on this year’s september playlist. well, many of you here + on Facebook responded with fun, fresh suggestions,  and since there is only 1.5 days left in august, and since i am so excited,  i…

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let’s make sweet music together: starting september’s playlist right now!

you thought i was done with my year-long spotify playlist project, didn’t you? well, with this post i am here to say that “i am not yet done!”. think of this an an encore.  for my birthday month (september), to completely close out this playlist journey, i want to make…

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40 | August 2015 // milestones (a collection of favorites from my 40th year)

well, friends… this is it. this is my 12th playlist. my last month. i started last september by creating a playlist to celebrate turning 40 that month, and challenged myself to create a playlist every single month throughout the entire year… i wanted to create a soundtrack to my 40th…

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40 | june 2015 : a playlist for long days of love + laughter

for me, this june is going to be filled with people and love and long days. friends from all around the world are visiting us, we are celebrating a wedding in the family, and it just feels like it’s the perfect time to celebrate and have a month long love fest.…

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