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What’s Making Me Happy In January

Welcome to the next installment of “What’s Making Me Happy,” a monthly series about the things that are brightening my life! And boy, does it need brightening this month. I need pepping up every time I turn on the news or look at social media. I couldn’t live without my… Himalayan Salt Lamp   I recently moved this lamp from the living room to the bedroom. In the living... read more

The Word of 2017

It’s time to reveal my word for 2017! It’s…. ENGAGE.     I choose a word every year. Last year’s was Brave. It served me well; I accomplished a lot this year, and whenever I balked at the fear of what would happen if I moved forward, I used Brave to remind myself to conquer that fear. It helped that I had the perfect talisman for Brave in my pocket at all times: my... read more

What’s Making Me Happy In December (Christmas Edition)

Today I’m linking up with my friend Sara Letourneau for this installment in the “What’s Making Me Happy” series. Hop on over to her list when you’re done reading here! This month, I’m going with a Christmas theme. I’m loving… our new Advent calendar. I bought this one from an Etsy shop just before Thanksgiving. I loved the idea of a countdown to Christmas,... read more

What’s Making Me Happy In November

November has been a happy/stressful time in my personal life (my daughter was born; I’m writing a novel in a month) and a traumatic/stressful time in our country. To ease the stress for both me and you, I am reinstating a series of posts listing the little things that are making me happy. I used to call this “What I’m Into;” some bloggers call it “What’s Saving My Life... read more

This Is My Mission For The Next 4 Years

Like many of you, I’ve spent the last several days thinking about the next four years, and what they will bring. We are on the cusp of big changes to our society and the governing of our country that will force each of us to evaluate what we believe, and figure out how to enact those beliefs in the world. On election night, when it became clear that Trump had pulled off a stunning upset, I went to... read more

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