HOW TO MAKE TIME APPEAR OUT OF THIN AIR

Y’all. You know you wish you could snap your fingers and make time. Maybe you feel there’s never enough time to spend with your kids. Or spouse. Or girlfriends. Maybe you’ve been dying to read all 10 of those books staring at you from your nightstand … yet there they sit. You want to meditate, but […]

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SURVIVING IN SEVEN ITEMS OF CLOTHING (1 WEEK)

Well, three crazy friends and I embarked on a difficult challenge last week. This was a challenge called SEVEN and posed by the ever hilarious Jen Hatmaker. I read her book, “Seven: an experimental mutiny against excess” years ago and recently borrowed it again from a friend. Hilarious. Convicting. Stuff. The seven challenge is one […]

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ON MEXICO, LOVING LIFE, AND NO MAS INSTA

“Hola!” I said yesterday to the stewardess when I entered the airplane to come home from a glorious trip to Cancun. Then I realized she spoke English, and it made me a little sad that I was leaving paradisio … err, Paradise. But actually just a teensy bit sad. This year was different from last […]

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Minimalism Monday: Shopaholism and toy rooms

When you have a shopaholic bent, it’s hard to be a minimalist. But not impossible. You can quote me on that ;). Seriously, though. Things have been far from minimalistic around here lately (Hello Matilda Jane tea party, one of the most adorable girlie things I’ve done with my AB girl! It was a blast, […]

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NaBloWriMo — What in the heck does that mean?

In the writing world, November is National Novel Writing Month, AKA NaNoWriMo. The goal is to write 80K plus words over the course of the month, starting and finishing a book by writing every single day. The blogger world got crafty and said hey, we want in on this madness! So they stole the name […]

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A FAMILY TELEVISION FAST: WATCH OUT

What is happening?!?!?! We’re T-2 days out from pulling a gigantic rug out from under our kids. Well, let’s just be honest. It’ll be a big rug pulled out from under us too. We are getting rid of our TV.* Now before you run away feeling like you need to justify why you are keeping […]

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