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How I found (and kept) peace.

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How I found (and kept) peace.      There is a very practical way to get peace and joy.  And I think a lot of people think that peace and joy are fleeting emotions tied to circumstances or big life events.  That’s what I had always thought… without really consciously thinking that… I was soooo wrong.     A few years ago, when I started to pursue peace and joy… but especially peace very intentionally, something amazing happened!     Quick background so you know where I was at vs where I am now….  I was struggling with depression and...

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Is my son gonna eat his broccoli even when I’m not looking??!

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Is my son gonna eat his broccoli even when I’m not looking??!   Nothing has made me want to change more than motherhood.  It has tested me in terrible and awesome ways.  It has brought all of my weaknesses out to be examined with a magnifying glass. At least that’s what it feels like!  And to be fair to myself.... it has also shown my strength like nothing else ever has.   My son (like myself) has such a hard time admitting he’s wrong.... and yesterday he had a huge breakthrough as I took an hour out of my day...

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12 Ways to Wear a Scarf

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Nothing in the world of fashion is more versatile and timeless as the scarf.  No joke, I still have my silk scarves from the 90s that I regularly turn to.   But how do you tie them so they actually look chic and like you know what you are doing?   I’m gonna tell ya right now! OK but before you watch the vid, there are a couple of things you NEED TO KNOW…..   You need a good scarf.  A good scarf is not defined by how much it costs! It’s all about the drape. I hate bulky scarves...

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5 Things You Need in Your Wardrobe Right Now! (And where to get them)

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    First of all,  if you want an even more detailed list of what you  need in  your closet now, go here.  Otherwise, read on, lovely lady!   Jeans that make you feel amazing.  Having the right pair of jeans will literally change your life.  If you don’t what that feels like, then you need to go jean shopping right now!  Try on pairs that are mid to high rise without holes and go for classic washes. You really can’t go wrong with great fitting dark blue jeans.  There are two cuts that serve everyday looks perfectly. They are...

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How to Clean Out Your Closet in 3 Simple Steps

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How to Clean Out Your Closet….  The absolutely essential totally necessary closet cleanse that will make your life easier and cut your get ready time in half (at least!!)     What you’ll need…… a friend    a couple hours   a tote for store aways and a box for donations a garbage bag…. (you can’t keep that nasty tank top that’s pilly and just gross lookin that you wear to bed sometimes)   First off…….  Organize your closet by type of garment.  (ie jackets, t-shirt and tanks, jeans, fancy dresses, casual dresses, etc.)  Here’s a downloadable list to help...

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