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Weight, There's More to You Than That (This is Part of My Story) - kaitlynhparker.com

Here I go, finally publishing the post I said I never would. The one I thought I never could. The one I’d kind of already written in pieces, yet also held so much back. The one I thought would make me cringe. Funny how that happens. We hold on to things (big or small) – things we […]

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Favorite Recent Purchases No. 4 - kaitlynhparker.com

Although I’ve been trying to shop less and reduce my spending, it feels like there’s always something we either ‘need’ – or that I convince myself we need – or that straight up tempts me. (face palm) Buttt, each of these items made it to the favorites list because I’ve been getting a lot of […]

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I’d been on the hunt for a set of new nightstands for…at least a year? I knew exactly what I wanted – unstained solid white oak with an open shelf for displaying books and such, but also with drawers for storage, minimal hardware, and finally, extra wide in length. Oh, and without costing thousands of […]

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Wine Stains Podcast Branding - kaitlynhparker.com - winestainspod.com

It’s hard to know where to begin because it feels like this story has begun over and over again. But perhaps, I’ll start by saying this: It’s been almost 6 years since I created a business around my love of writing and somewhere along the way, I sort of lost my own voice. In a […]

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Considering our trip was booked super last minute, what I packed for our vacation to Riviera Maya, Mexico was a blend of what I had, and what I could either purchase locally, or have delivered within the week via Amazon. We stayed at an incredible resort – UNICO 20° 87° – and I have a […]

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UNICO 20°87° Hotel Rivieria Maya: A Review Of Our Stay - kaitlynhparker.com

THE BACKSTORY After the events of 2020 and beyond, I think we’ve all felt more in need of a vacation than ever. Connor and I had traveled a bit here and there – for a family trip, for many work trips, a wedding, road trips, etc. But I worked through every single one of them, […]

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IT IS AN ACT
OF HONESTY."

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for those who believe life isn’t about achieving perfection or some idealized version of yourself, but going to bed at night knowing you’re CONSTANTLY climbing towards your potential.

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You'll have to listen to Episode 1 for the real story behind Wine Stains, but it's sort of like the whole "life is like a box of chocolates" concept. Because sh*t happens. So when you spill red wine all over the white carpet, just try to laugh your way through it, ya know?

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