When Love Shows Up on July 19

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I wasn’t really sure if I should share another installment of, “When Love Shows Up…” or not. Honestly, they’re some of the toughest posts to write and I know you guys have your own stuff going on too. It’s my deepest heart’s desire for this corner of Blogland to be a place of empowerment and encouragement and I do not take the time we spend together lightly…

7 Things to Prioritize Before School Starts

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I don’t know about you guys but we’ve been a little lax about some of our routines since summer began and it’s definitely starting to effect how this household operates. The end of summer is a great time to do a “reset” for routines. It’s also a good idea to reevaluate what’s working for you so you can get back on track and hopefully get ahead too. Today, I’m sharing 7 things to prioritize before school starts (read Fall if you don’t have kids)…

7 Simple Ways to Celebrate Each Day

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We spent most of last week completely checked out and trying to find simple ways to celebrate each day. I’ve come to understand there are no perfect seasons. There are only perfect moments we have to capture and hold onto and store away to help us through the tough times…

When Love Shows Up as a White Shadow

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I had every intention of sharing projects related to the kitchen this week but a trip to the vet’s office late Friday afternoon changed everything…

When Love Shows Up in Grief and Grace

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I fully intended to keep this week’s posts, “business as usual” until sharing an update on Friday. But over the past 24 hours we have suffered yet another devastating loss and it seems insensitive to act as if things are fine when scenes from our week have been filled with hospitals, hugs and home goings. I had just finished a training run late last week when my mom called to say her dad who has been in hospice care had taken a turn for the worst. It was the day before our big race …