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Relish in revelry, know what’s important, & remember you’re not thought of that much

I admit to having the hardest time writing lately. What with the book release in a few days, my plate has brimmed to overflow; guest posts and radio interviews and magazine articles taunt me like heaps of ice cream scoop-shaped mashed potatoes on my cafeteria tray. I literally have about five half-written articles staring at (read more…)

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Routine isn’t a dirty word

As you start this week, don’t forget the cousin to just-do-the-thing-in-front-of-you. It’s called The Routine. Some people love them, some people hate them. Me? I’m somewhere in the middle. There are times when the thought of routine gives me hives, because I do thrive on change and new situations. I see the adventure in the (read more…)

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One bite at a time together: Get help (project 51)

I’m still slowly working my way through Tsh’s ebook One Bite at a Time and journaling my progress here.  My favorite part of the book is that it can be done in any order, which is helpful for my oftentimes scattered brain. Somehow there is so much mama guilt out there.  Or rather, in here. (read more…)

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Question for you (no, really!): How are you currently simplifying?

While I was gone the past few weeks, Kyle got down to work here at home. I’d get occasional texts from him like, “Can I get rid of your teacup with the broken handle?” or “I’m getting rid of more clothes—hooray!” One time when we talked, he told me he had a surprise for me—he (read more…)

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May we all be Mexican fishermen

As you start this week, may you find contentment in the pursuit of enough. With money, time, relationships, your home, and even your dreams and goals, may you peacefully and boldly pursue that sweet spot called enough, where you aren’t in need, but also aren’t burdened with needless abundance. And in this process, may you (read more…)

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