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My 2014 Word of the Year

My 2014 Word of the Year

| January 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

We’re almost a week into the new year. That means that about 75 percent of those who made resolutions this year are still working at them. Way to go! But let’s face it, most resolutions are short-lived endeavors into weight loss, organization and better money management. And really, if you are going to make big […]

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A Look Back on My 2013 Goals (Spoiler: Nailed ‘em!)

A Look Back on My 2013 Goals (Spoiler: Nailed ‘em!)

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Happy New Year! As 2013 drew to a close, I had to dig up my post from January where I outlined my goals for the year. While I was totally off-kilter when I wrote them, each one was something I really committed to and really wanted to live in 2013. Word of the Year My […]

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Inexpensive Holiday Decorating: Thrift Store Finds

Inexpensive Holiday Decorating: Thrift Store Finds

| November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Weeks ago, I was ready to start decorating for Christmas. However, friends and family convinced me to hold off until … today. Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, it’s time to dig into holiday decorating. And this year, I scored some fun new items to add to our holiday decor. The adorable mouse above? It […]

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Last-Minute Centerpiece Idea: Candles on a Platter

Last-Minute Centerpiece Idea: Candles on a Platter

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

It seems to happen every year: I manage to plan every element of our Thanksgiving dinner — but I forget about the centerpiece. In the past, I have clipped evergreen branches to create a quick centerpiece and filled bowls with glittery pine cones. But this year, I’ve found a super simple centerpiece that I love: […]

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Easy Turkey Wreath Tutorial

Easy Turkey Wreath Tutorial

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

When it comes to craft, I like mine super easy. And it helps if they are cute too. That was my aim when creating this Easy Turkey Wreath Tutorial. A few weeks ago, I spied the cutest turkey wreath on Google+. Occasionally Crafty had made and posted about it — and it’s beautiful. She used […]

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Stocking Up on Hallmark Cards

Stocking Up on Hallmark Cards

| October 23, 2013 | 2 Comments

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Are you a card person? For years and years and years, I wasn’t. Then something changed. I started to see the beauty in selecting just […]

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Revamp Your LinkedIn (30 Days to a Better You)

Revamp Your LinkedIn (30 Days to a Better You)

| October 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Are you on LinkedIn? It’s an online networking website that allows people to connect with their colleagues past and present, and also be visible to prospective employers. Over the last few years, it’s become a more and more powerful tool for people to use to advance their careers. For me, it’s brought countless clients to […]

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Stop and Breathe (30 Days to a Better You)

Stop and Breathe (30 Days to a Better You)

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Okay, I totally can’t see into your life, but if you are still following the #30Days series, than I bet you are doing great. Fabulous. Famously. Congratulations! Today, take a breather. Relax. Do some yoga, if you are so inclined. Just breathe. Sometimes a little refreshing is exactly what we all need to move ahead […]

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Say Yes (30 Days to a Better You)

Say Yes (30 Days to a Better You)

| October 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

When the school year started this year, it came with a laundry-list of new responsibilities for me. Over the summer, I said “yes” again and again. Yes to being a Girl Scout leader (actually, a co-leader). Yes to volunteering at my son’s school 1-2 times a week. Yes to teaching Sunday school at our church. […]

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Take an Honest Look Back (30 Days to a Better You)

Take an Honest Look Back (30 Days to a Better You)

| October 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Generally speaking, I try not to look back too often. Doing so can let you get too caught up in the what-ifs and what-could-have-beens. But sometimes? Sometimes taking an honest look back is the best gift you can give yourself. This afternoon, I pulled out my portable hard drive and plugged it into my computer. […]

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