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To the Year that Kicked My Butt: Thank You

2017, what is there to say about you? You ran in out of nowhere, sped through the room like Usain Bolt, & mugged me on the way out the door. My “one word” theme for 2017 was “discipline” & boy have I felt the effects of it these past 12 months. Really, though, 2017 flew… Continue reading To the Year that Kicked My Butt: Thank You

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A Few of My Favorite Things (The Christmas Edition)

If you know me, you know Christmas is my JAM. Like…I love it more than I love Fall. Actually, it probably ranks up there with coffee, in my book, so again if you know me then you REALLY know that’s saying something. It is one of my most favorite times of year. To me, it’s less… Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Things (The Christmas Edition)

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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

Encouragement · Gratitude · In Life · In Memories · Motivation · Wordy Wednesday

Re-Catching a Fire Lost…

I used to be long distance track runner when I was in high school. I loved it. I could run miles upon miles, non-stop. But something in me changed. Life happened. When I was in high school, I allowed a circumstance that hurt me deeply to begin to define who I was. In thinking about… Continue reading Re-Catching a Fire Lost…

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Life’s Landscapes Pt. 1: Don’t Give Up In The Desert

“Behold, I will do a new thing, now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. The beast of the field will honor Me, the jackals and the ostriches, because I give waters in the wilderness & rivers in the… Continue reading Life’s Landscapes Pt. 1: Don’t Give Up In The Desert