| Hygge In Your Home: Ten Ways To Create Cozy |

I cannot remember when I first heard of the word hygge (pronounced hue-guh  or hoo-gah), but I do know that there was some Googling, some Pinterest browsing, and yep- I was in love. The word is jam packed with a whole lot of perfection, a Danish phrase used when acknowledging a feeling or moment, whether […]

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| Checked Out: December Book Review II- Make Your Bed |

It’s time for my latest confession: I needed to read one more novel to reach my “20-book overachiever status” in 2019 (My original goal was 12.) I was hovering at 19 but refused to end the year without a clean numerical milestone. December 30th and 31st were workdays though, and my chances of quality time […]

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| Tuesdays With Morrie: A Reflection |

Sometimes, it seems as though we travel through life on autopilot, determined to get to a destination that society mandates as our next move. I think of a chess game: The ultimate goal is to journey to the other side of the board. Migrate forward, keep your eye on the target. Stop anyone in your […]

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| Top Ten Desk Essentials, For You Or Your Work Wife |

Guilty confession: I have a girl crush on Jenna Dewan. I fell in love with her in 2006 when the Step Up movie premiered: Wanted to dance like her, wanted to look like her, purchased leg warmers and played the soundtrack on repeat, sashaying alone in my bedroom. Fast forward thirteen years and that sense […]

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|Honoring An Angel: Ways To Remember A Lost Love One On Your Special Day |

I zipped up my sister’s wedding dress in quiet company, with only a camera lens, digital recorder, and each creative conductor looking on. It was hard to tell where her gown began and ended- The room shimmered in the bright sunlight and created cream waves, whitecaps rolling from the ivory curtains, to a long, blush […]

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| Coffee Date Conversations: What’s Currently Brewing- April |

This entry is long overdue, but I figured that since this is the first time actually ever drafting up a “love list,” I could take my time. The concept came to me in April, but as you are aware, the month sort of sucked for me. It was a transformative month, yes: I experienced some […]

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| Lessons From My Mother |

It’s Easter Sunday and I am content to disconnect for a few moments, walk away from the potato peeling and broccoli cutting to venture outside while there is a break in the rain. The front garden is soaked but I stroll through anyway, admiring the way that the shrubs look, newly green, the way that […]

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