Take Back Your Mornings!

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Do you feel like your mornings have gotten away from you? Like the morning is happening to you rather than YOU happening to the morning? If so, you are not alone! I used to have a decent morning […]

The Need for Quiet

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** I’ve noticed a pattern unfold in my life over the past few years. . . Every few months, a swelling of overwhelm inside pushes me to retreat. I pull back from anything and everything and hibernate for […]

Essentialism

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less was my favorite book from last year. It is packed full with gem after gem after gem. Golden nuggets of inspiration and a-ha moments neatly placed within the pages of a book. This […]

Sometimes you don’t know how far you’ve gone until you come back . . .

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** As you may remember, the past year and half have been difficult for me. Right before I discovered my thyroid condition and autoimmune disease, I hit the bottom of the pit. It was miserable. Not just for […]

How to REALLY Get Healthy

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Simple Things Sunday: Peace

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** This week was full of simple things. A lovely three days spent with a few dear friends. Away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. And without cell service or internet connections. Time spent walking and […]

On Kindness

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** What follows is a random collection of thoughts on kindness.  Kindness is an important quality to cultivate in ourselves and our children. Kindness can create bridges, mend hearts, and soothe angry souls. “Be kind. For everyone you […]

The Guilt and Shame of Chronic Illness

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Having a chronic illness is the pits. It just is. I want to tell you how I’m over-coming (and I am), but truly it is just plain hard. The most difficult aspect is the guilt and shame […]

Embracing Self-Care: Peace in the Home

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Peace in the home. Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? What provides peace in the home will be different for every one, but I venture to say there are a few methods that are the same for most of […]

Embracing Self Care: Health and Spirituality

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** This is Week Two in the Embracing Self-Care Series. Find the introduction here and Week One here.  Our own health and spirituality are two of the largest factors determining the quality of life we enjoy and also […]