3 Ways to add Quiet to your Day

3 ways to add quiet to your day

Quiet. It’s my word of the year. I chose quiet because I am so horribly awful at it. A creative multi-tasking worrier at heart, sitting still with a quiet mind is difficult for me. But in the journey towards simplifying my life, I found quiet to be exactly what my heart and soul are craving. (read more…)

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Grace before

Whether or not you celebrate Thanksgiving this Thursday, remember to give thanks for the many blessings in your life.

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Favorite Advent resources

I love the Advent season. There’s something special about the anticipation of something, about enjoying the destination towards a grand event. Advent comes from the Latin word that means “arrival”—it’s the anticipation of a notable person, thing, or event. It always sneaks up on me, and it’s especially true this year—with American Thanksgiving later in (read more…)

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Weekend links

Ten thoughts on hosting Thanksgiving :: Shauna Niequist Simplicity, productivity, and the personal uniform :: Modern Mrs. Darcy Hospitality. But not the kind you’re thinking of :: The Nester A simple blessing to encourage hope :: Chatting at the Sky On returning home {Apple & Fennel Stuffed Salmon with Cider Sauce} :: Simple Bites … (read more…)

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How to simplify the holidays without feeling like a Scrooge

If I’m honest, I think it all goes back to the fact I never knew my mom. Don’t worry, this isn’t a sob story, just a fact. I never saw her leave a sink full of dishes or forget the snack she was supposed to bring to my school party. I never saw her stressing (read more…)

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