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Stanfield’s: Your Down-Home, Local General Store

About 6 months ago, or so, my dad introduced me to a local gem called Stanfield’s General Store, located in downtown Four Oaks, NC. I fell in love with the place as soon as I stepped through the door. When you walk in, it’s like going back in time about 50-60 years. Maybe that’s why… Continue reading Stanfield’s: Your Down-Home, Local General Store

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Learning to Forgive Like Christ (PS- It’s Harder Than I Thought)

Forgiveness. A concept that I have always struggled with. A practice that, as of recently, I thought I had pretty much down-pat. I was wrong. I recently had to grapple with my understanding & practice of forgiveness. Someone close to me hurt me severely…& when I hurt, I hurt deep & long. I told myself… Continue reading Learning to Forgive Like Christ (PS- It’s Harder Than I Thought)

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5 Mindsets to Own Today to Help You Get Out of Debt

Let’s talk about debt. It stinks. No one likes it but just about everyone has it. It makes you like a slave to whoever you owe. Every decision you make ends up being influenced by it. So, if we all hate paying more than necessary for the things we purchase, if we hate being influenced… Continue reading 5 Mindsets to Own Today to Help You Get Out of Debt

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Travel Tips for a Fun & Frugal Williamsburg Weekend Vacay

My husband & I have made it a kind of goal to visit different cities (some larger & some smaller) whenever we go on vacations. We’re not the kind of vacationers who fill up every single minute of the trip with plans & things to do. When we travel, we try to visit for 3-4… Continue reading Travel Tips for a Fun & Frugal Williamsburg Weekend Vacay

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The Blessing of Life’s Seasonal Travel Buddies

Life is so crazy. Sometimes I look back & wonder how I made it to where I am…or even how I made it this far. I look back & see so many life-seasons I have gone through. There have been good seasons & bad seasons. Some seem like they lasted forever & others flew by… Continue reading The Blessing of Life’s Seasonal Travel Buddies

In Life · Motivation · Motivational Monday

10 Tips to Help You SUCCESSFULLY Get Up Early

Raise your hand if you love sleep. Raise your hand if you love sleep so much that you’re almost worse than a teenager in the middle of puberty? *raiseshands* Seriously people, I LOVE to sleep. As you read previously, my new job has made establishing a productive routine very difficult. In trying to create a… Continue reading 10 Tips to Help You SUCCESSFULLY Get Up Early