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My Not-So-Awesome Bullet Journal- The Saga Continues

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. These are links to products that pay me a small fee with every purchase so that I can keep bringing you amazing blog content. Hey everyone! Soooo, you thought I had given up on this crazy thing called bullet journaling, right? WRONG! I am still at it, and [...]

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The Mind-Body Connection: How Two Addiction Survivors Healed Their Spirits

Hello everyone!!! I know it has been a reeeeally long time since I posted, but that doesn't mean that I haven't been hard at work on projects to feature in upcoming posts. So far I have completed the $250 craft room redo challenge and have begun working on other, smaller crafty projects. I am also [...]

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Note: This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small commission from your purchase. PERFECTIONISM: The only word that describes a negative personality trait that most people secretly want. If you pick up a magazine at any time during the year chances are good [...]

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How I Made My Not-So-Awesome First Bullet Journal

*This post contains affiliate links.  If you purchase products by clicking on those links I will receive a small commission from the Affiliate Host. These and other active links are posted in italics. As I promised, today's post is all about starting a bullet journal. Up until a few weeks ago I had no idea what these [...]

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How To Get Scrapbooks Done: The Joy of Scrapbook Retreats

*Note: This post contains affiliate links to products where I may receive a profit if you purchase them through the link. Scrapbooking is one of those crafts that has a light and a dark side. First, the light side. I began scrapbooking back in the early 2000s shortly after I met my husband.  I loved [...]

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5 Lessons I Have Learned About Starting A Blog

Note: This post contains affiliate links It has been a long journey since this blog began to take shape in January. Actually, I had been thinking about starting this blog for many months before I actually began to put pen to paper and write content. It was another month before I worked up the courage [...]

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My Top 10 Self-Help Books for Living a More Joyful Life

Note: This post contains affiliate links There's no denying it, books are some of the most wonderful things. Reading a book has the potential to take you away from the stress of your life into a whole new story filled with interesting characters, information, and timeless life lessons. We learn and grow from books. We [...]

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Feather and Fan Knitted Lace Shawl

Note: This post contains affiliate links in bold for the pattern and materials for this project  I LOVE this pattern! Knitted lace is one of the most beautiful handmade items you will ever see. However, it has a reputation for being complicated and fussy. True, there are some lace patterns out there that require more [...]

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Thrift Shopping 101

Thrift Shopping 101

When I was growing up thrift stores got a really bad rap. It was in the 1980s when the economy was booming (or so they said) and designer, name brand clothing was all the rage. Izod, Calving Klein, Jordache, Forenza, Outback Red, Benetton, Esprit, I could go on forever. The more labels you had on your clothing, the better…

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