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Tomato-stained stoves and dusty windowsills

As you start this week, may you shoo away any thought that whispers that your home isn’t good enough for table company. May you pick up the phone today and text that person you’ve wanted to invite over to share bread, coffee, whatever. I told Myquillyn in our most recent podcast that one of my (read more…)

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Weekend links

The gaps in my pop culture knowledge :: Jason Boyett on A Deeper Story The best time to write and get ideas, according to science :: Search Engine Journal Children who shine from within :: Hands-Free Mama Don’t wait to be invited to your life :: Ally Vesterfelt On laundry and love stories :: Shauna (read more…)

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#064: Deep Eddy Family

In this podcast episode I’m talking with Kat Lee, one of my favorite people to collaborate in singing the joys and woes of central Texas. (Yep, you can now listen to the show directly here on the blog! Thanks for the suggestion, friends.) We talk about why on earth she chose to not only write (read more…)

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The Nesting Place

I remember when I first met Myquillyn. It was in Nashville about six years ago, and we were both attending our first blog conference. She remarked about how small my purse was—at the time I carried a little clutch of a thing. I found it amusing she even noticed it. Over the years, we’d go (read more…)

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The powerful difference between organizing & decluttering

Since we’ve been back from our spring-long road trip, I’ve been getting rid of a lot of stuff. I mean, a LOT. Partly this has to do with our family’s upcoming Big Trip, which is rapidly approaching, but it’s also because I was reminded of something valuable while we were on the road for two (read more…)

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