Category Archives: Life

Choosing A Unique Mother’s Day Gift

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For as long as I can remember, I’ve worn the same 3 pieces (or sets) of jewelry. My wedding rings, a pair of opal earrings, and a locket my husband gave me for our first Valentine’s Day that was his grandmother’s.

Want to make Mother's Day a bit more memorable this year? Check out my tips for choosing a unique Mother's Day gift that's sure to make her feel loved!

It’s not that I don’t like jewelry. I do. And truth be told, I’ve always wanted to be one of those girls who has the unique jewelry that perfectly accents each of her outfits. But I’m not, and I’ve finally come to terms with that because I’ve realized one thing… Continue reading

My Reading List

**In the past year I’ve come across a number of books that through reading have changed my life. I want to share them with you and give you easy access to pick them up for yourself. If you purchase one through any of the highlighted links below, I’ll earn a small compensation at no extra cost to you!

Growing up I always enjoyed reading. There was that one time that I told my teacher I couldn’t read because I didn’t want to, but aside from that, I always had my nose in a book.

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Getting Rid of the Electronic Clutter

One of my focuses this year is to make life a little simpler. I’ve already started doing that by streamlining my planning and setting aside some time for self-care, but I’ve noticed one of the biggest sources of clutter in my life is all the electronic noise I’m subject to each day. So, I’m going to be spending the next few days getting rid of some of that electronic “clutter,” and I figured you could probably use a little help with that too!

Trying to get rid of some of the clutter in your life? Consider cutting out some of the electronic clutter first! Here a few ways to do it!

So here are a few of the ways I plan on getting rid of some of the electronic “noise” in my life!

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Planning Your Year in 5 Simple Steps

**Planning just isn’t the same without the perfect planner! I love this one so much that I couldn’t help but recommend it to you. If you decide to invest in one for yourself using this link, I will receive a small compensation for recommending it to you at no extra cost to you!

I was a bit late to the planner party this year, but thankfully with a little research I found one that is just perfect and that I really feel like was designed for me (more on that later)! But let’s be honest…A planner isn’t going to do anything if you don’t use it and have a bit of a strategy for doing that. So if you’re a bit like me and still working a bit on planning, then check out this strategy for planning your year in 5 simple steps.

Planning your year can be a bit of a daunting. Get past the intimidation and plan your best year yet with these 5 simple steps!

1. Start with a Vision

When it comes down to it, if you don’t have a clear picture of where you’re headed, you’ll go nowhere. So, friend, let’s avoid the nowhere phenomenon and cast a vision. Think about how you want to feel in the new year, what you want to accomplish, and what your most fulfilling year looks like. Then take some time to flesh that out into words and possibly even a picture. Continue reading