Posts tagged christmas
Merry and Bright: Happy Christmas Eve!

Merry Christmas Eve! A year and a half ago, I had all but given up on doing Rachel Off Duty. Blogging is time-consuming, costly, and at times, stressful, especially when you don’t always see the instant gratification of having thousands of readers or subscribers. But the support I’ve received since starting back up again has honestly been so inspiring, and as fun as 2017 has been, I cannot wait to see what 2018 brings.

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Permission to Celebrate: The Casual Christmas Party

We’re in the home stretch leading up to the holidays, and if you’re feeling the effects of end-of-year hustle and bustle like I am, you know that holiday parties are our opportunity to unwind, spend time with the people that matter, and forget about all the craziness and stress that led up to where we are now. It's our time to give ourselves permission to actually kick back and celebrate.

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Solvang for the Holidays

I’m a big fan of day and weekend road trips to new places in California that I’ve never seen before, so I thought what better way to kick off the Christmas spirit early than with a day trip to one of the most Christmassy towns in the country (that happens to be less than 3 hours away)?

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