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What I am Reading Now + What I am Going to Read Next

March 21, 2018

I love to read.  I try to find a few hours a week to read. It is one of my favorite forms of entertainment.  Today I am sharing with you what I am reading now and what I am going to read next.  Maybe you will want to read these books as well!

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Blooming Flowers + My Nature Walk

March 19, 2018

Can you believe that we are only days away from spring?  I remember being excited for the Christmas holiday and approaching winter.  I wasn’t nearly as excited for the cold weather as I was for the excuse to pull out my Christmas decor.  As the months ticked along, we got a little snow and the weather grew brutally cold.  The husband…

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10 Rules for a Happier Home

March 1, 2018

A few weeks ago I read a post on RealSimple.com titled 10 Rules for a Happier Home.  You can read the post here.  I liked the post, but it was missing a few things.  I decided to write my own list.  It has been said that if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.  Today I…

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Beauty + Skincare Favorites

February 27, 2018

Do you have a special time that is just for you?  If you do, it probably isn’t a lot of time.  Me time seems really hard to come by.  I often get an hour for reading on Saturdays.  I love it because I can enjoy a homemade latte and a great book before attacking the day.  I also try to…

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5 Simple Tips for Cooking Something New

January 13, 2018

A good friend of mine shared with me that she is interested in adding new foods to her cooking routine this year.  Mushrooms have not been kind to her in the past, but she is ready to give them another chance.  As we were swapping kitchen war stories, she asked me for advice on how to best cook mushrooms.  She…

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Make a Fresh Start | Live Simply

January 4, 2018

  This is the time of the year that we evaluate our lives and the things we wish to change about ourselves. It is a new year. A new year means a fresh start.  What are you going to do with this opportunity?  I am challenging myself to live simply in the new year.  Living simply doesn’t mean giving up all of…

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3 Tricks to Destress Your Life and Feel Happy

December 27, 2017

Life is stressful, especially this time of the year.  We are faced with family obligations, the stress of finding the perfect gift, and the impractical urge to be in too many places at once. Now that the holidays are winding down, it is time to de-stress and recompose ourselves.  Today I am sharing 3 tricks to de-stress your life and make…

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