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A Little Monday Inspiration – Time

Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have 24-hour days. Zig Ziglar Zig Ziglar is a well-known and respected speaker and author. Even though he has been gone for 3 years, his words and knowledge still live on. I’m spending my time over the next couple weeks focusing on my…
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Life is Not a Race…

Many of you know that I’m a mom with three active kids. I’m also a devoted wife who likes to take spontaneous lunch dates with her husband. I am also a substitute teacher that recently has been more full-time than part-time. I’m a community volunteer who just finished a huge campaign to purchase new band…
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Inspiration for Today – 43 is Beautiful

Today I’m celebrating turning 43.  I’ll be spending the morning baking cakes with my daughter for a fundraiser tomorrow. Then my afternoon and evening will be spent cheering on our Marching Bobcats in a marching band competition. It sounds like a perfect day to me! My daughter and I in Teton Village, Wyoming I saw…
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A Little Monday Inspiration – Unplug

Everyone needs to unplug from work,  from responsibilities, and from the internet for a time.  It’s healthy, rejuvenating, and refreshing.   This is exactly what I will be doing for the next few weeks.  Unplugging and enjoying life!  Not that being “plugged in” isn’t enjoyable.  But we all need a break and this is my…
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A Little Monday Inspiration – Create Light

It has been awhile since I shared some inspiration to kick off your week. Last week, this quote stuck with me and I wanted to share it with you. Today’s inspiration comes to your from another blogger whom I admire, Dani DiPirro.  She shares positive quotes and inspiration and creates beautiful ways to do it.…
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A Little Monday Inspiration – A Mother’s Legacy

Yesterday was a wonderfully luxurious day at home with my whole family. I didn’t sleep as late as I had hoped, but did lazily lay in bed later than normal. Pat and Reagan made a huge breakfast of eggs, bacon, hash browns, and waffles. The rest of the day including the required laundry, catching one…
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A Little Monday Inspiration – Family

With what pleasure do we look upon a family, through the whole of which reign mutual love and esteem, where the parents and the children are companions for one another, without any other difference than what is made by respectful affection on the one side, and kind indulgence on the other… Adam Smith One of…
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Breathe, Laugh and Relax

I’m taking a few days off.  I’m traveling to Denver and taking a few days  to breathe,  to laugh,  and to relax.  I’ll be visiting one of my best friends as well as my niece. I’m looking forward to sipping coffee in the morning and drinking wine at night. I’m looking forward to catching up…
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A Sunrise Worthy of Praise

Thanks to an invitation from a friend, we attended a sunrise service this morning at a local park. As we listened to the sermon, I heard birds singing, woodpeckers pecking, and watched geese glide along the lake. While Handel’s “Hallelujah” chorus played, the sun began to peek through the clouds. It truly was a beautiful…
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A Little Monday Inspiration – Winter is Dead

Some beauty for your Monday morning – 
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