Just Do It.

What are you waiting for?

You know what I’m talking about. I may not know what it is for you, but the point is… YOU know what it is. Don’t you?

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What Is Your Time Worth?

Last night, a friend asked me a question I hadn’t considered in awhile; what is your time actually worth?

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Flawless Has Many Faces

“Comparison is the thief of joy.”

This proverb is generally quoted after Theodore Roosevelt and its been engrained in my mind since early adolescence. But… it isn’t always easy to remember in the moment, is it?

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Future So Bright.

Some early morning thoughts:

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2017: What’s Next?

Happy New Year!!!!  It’s 3 days in… have you had to tear up any checks to re-write the date yet? I know I have!

It’s 2017 (I remember when I thought 2005 was soooooo far away…) and even though 2016 has become something of a meme, I am feeling great about the past year and where it has brought me. There were highs and lows, but it turned out to be an amazing year full of some big decisions!

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A Scottish Holiday: Travel Diary

Better late than never!

In October, Cam & I had the pleasure of visiting Edinburgh, Scotland in the UK along with two of our dear friends.

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Travel Diary: Ireland

Ancient castles, shaggy cattle, warm hearts, and endless green… Ireland was something of a dream.

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Thanksgiving Hostess: Do’s & Don’t’s

Some of you know that I became a first-time homeowner this year! (Weeee!) Homeowners also know that when this happens, people from all walks of life suddenly want to come see the new place! (agh……..) Which in itself, isn’t terrible. I’m just not a naturally gifted hostess.

So this Thanksgiving, I decided to put myself to the test. I offered to host Thanksgiving.

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Travel Diary: England

First off… where have I been? I’m not gone forever, I swear!  It’s been a crazy couple of months.

I’ve decided to update with a bit of travel inspiration! I recently got back from a two week vacation in the United Kingdom & Ireland. It was a trip I had been anticipating for the long time! I’m excited to share some pieces of it with all of you. 🙂

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The Art of Dealing With Difficult People

Difficult people are part of life. You can’t hide from it. You can’t run from it. No matter how sweet and generous of a person you are, there will be others who rub you the wrong way.

It isn’t always intentional. Sometimes our body language is all it takes – a subconscious movement or reaction that is hard-wired into a person’s psyche. And although I firmly believe that people can change, it will only happen if they are willing to change themselves.

Here are five ways we irritate, dishearten, and upset one another as human beings. Let’s figure out how we can cope with them when it happens to us – and how to change our own ways, as well.

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