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Cuppa reads

For fun, I thought I’d make this week’s reads a little different. Because we could all use a bit of lightheartedness every now and then, right? Enjoy. • These are amazing parents, letting their son find out the news for himself yet celebrating with him in his excitement. What great role models they are, special (read more…)

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You do you (a different kind of spring cleaning)

This year’s spring cleaning series has been a bit of a different one because of my family’s current travels. It’s all good, though, because I’ve really enjoyed writing about this sort of stuff from a different perspective: we’ve talked about minimalist beauty and health routines, a minimalist approach to kids’ toys, and a simple trick (read more…)

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Cuppa reads

Happy weekend to you! First things first. A common thing I’ve been hearing these days from y’all: I miss the podcast. Oh… solidarity, friend. Me too, so much. And I have a fun plan to get a few episodes in the queue before we touch down back home in the near future. But in the (read more…)

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Beauty in what remains (a different kind of spring cleaning)

In the spirit of spring cleaning, I thought I’d repost this short-and-simple reflection from last year, since my current, weird life means my thoughts are far from a conventional at-home lifestyle. But I’ll be back in that soon—and so I need this reminder just as much as everybody. This simple action I took last spring (read more…)

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Cuppa reads

Happy Easter weekend, all! May you find sweetness in the spring air, peace in your surroundings, and celebration of new life. • I love this simple truth that Anne learned at a recent wedding: “A large part of my own growing up has been to learn that failure isn’t necessarily bad and success isn’t necessarily good. (read more…)

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