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Wintertime

Even though I am sick of cold, snow and winter, this quote and photo brought a smile to my face. I took this photo after one of our snow storms this winter. Winter is full of some of my favorite comfort foods: chili, potato soup, and lasagna. Winter is a time for extra snuggles on…
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A Little Monday Inspiration – Balance

Part of my focus on Balance is making time for the things I enjoy  as well as the things that must be done.  This quote reminded me  it is necessary to be luxurious with my time once in awhile.  How could you be luxurious with your time? A manicure? A long soak in the tub?…
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A Little Monday Inspiration – Balance

Last week I shared my One Word for 2015. That word is Balance and you can read all about it, HERE. Over the course of the year, I plan to share quotes and inspiration related to  Balance here on Mondays.  This is exactly where I want to be.  Right in the middle of too little…
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Just Breathe

Last night I shared this photo on my Instagram feed.  I needed a reminder, something I could visualize and remind me  to take a moment and just Breathe. This has been a hectic week and an emotional one as well. Yesterday I was pretty frazzled.  My cousin sent me a text and all it said…
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Book Review: What Your Heart Needs for the Hard Days By Holley Gerth

WHAT YOUR HEART NEEDS FOR THE HARD DAYS 52 Encouraging Truths to Hold On To By: Holley Gerth Published: September 2, 2014 Publisher: Revell Non-Fiction Holley Gerth finds a way to hit at the heart of what women are dealing with emotionally as they try to balance a career, a marriage, being a mom, and…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

A flower does not think of competing  with the flower next to it, it just blooms. Sensei Ogui, Japanese Buddhist Priest We live in a world full of competition.  We want our kids to be the superstar in sports.  We want our kids to get the best grades. We want to have the best house…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Has your summer flown by as fast as ours has?  I feel like the kids just got out of school yesterday and now they start up again a week from today!  I feel like this summer was all about  rush, rush, rush  and not enough laid back, go with the flow kind of days. There…
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A Little Monday Motivation

Photo Source – HERE Start somewhere today. Don’t put it off. You can do something, no matter how “small” you think it is in terms of your long-term goal. Every step you take is one you’ll be thankful for when you get there. Remember: You’re lapping everyone who’s still on the couch.    Caressa Sharp,…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Run when you can,  walk if you have to,  crawl if you must;  just never give up.  Dean Karnazes, American Ultramarathon Runner This has been a good quote for me as I am participating in the Runner’s World RunStreak Challenge to complete 40 miles in 40 days. From Memorial Day to July 4th, runners just…
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Monday Motivation

For the last 7 days I’ve been participating in Runner’s World Run Streak. I have 7+ miles out of 40 marked off my calendar.  This weekend I walked my miles as a break for my calf that was tight and painful.  As long as I get my mile in, it doesn’t matter to me how…
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