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An Encouraging Book-Pairing: “The Secret Garden” & “As a Man Thinketh”

If you’re looking for a few good and encouraging books to read this summer, I have a great pair for you: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett and As a Man Thinketh by James Allen.They’re the perfect mixture of fiction and non-fiction/self-improvement reading. The Secret Garden has been on my to-read list for a… Continue reading An Encouraging Book-Pairing: “The Secret Garden” & “As a Man Thinketh”

In Life · Motivation · Organizing · Tip-ical Tuesday

Simple Ideas to Help You Deep-Clean Your Home

Foreword: I promise, I didn’t forget about my blog…it’s just been CCRRAAZZY up in here. Between the school year coming to an end, helping with graduation, cleaning out my classroom, renovations on our home, and prepping for a huge yard sale, I got lost in life…and, I’m not going to lie, I got tunnel-vision on… Continue reading Simple Ideas to Help You Deep-Clean Your Home

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Thoughtful Thursday: The Power of Rejection

“No.” A word that no one likes to hear. It’s one word that can shatter everything. It can destroy you. It can sting and break your heart. It can make you want to scream, cry, stomp your feet, throw a temper tantrum, and act like a toddler. It’s a word that can challenge your deepest… Continue reading Thoughtful Thursday: The Power of Rejection

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Wordy Wednesday: New Month, New Beginnings

“No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun! Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one!” –… Continue reading Wordy Wednesday: New Month, New Beginnings