/Healing Winter Hands Series/: Step 2 ~Healing Balm

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The coconut oil in this healing balm will soothe and moisturize, while the beeswax will create a protective barrier for your skin. The essential oils in it will truly accelerate the healing process.

A seven day challenge of gratitude

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I do not appreciate my husband enough. In fact, I am guilty of getting caught up in my own self-absorption, my own needs, wants, and wishes. I get caught up in the day-to-day grind… Continue reading

His and Her Christmas Gift Guide

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For those ready to start Christmas shopping, we have compiled a fun list of His and Her Christmas Gifts: Self-Inking, Personalized Return Address Stamp like this one from HelloWorldStamps. A beautiful yet practical… Continue reading

/Healing Winter Hands Series/: Step 1~It’s All in the Wash

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It’s time to say goodbye to dry, cracked, sore winter hands for good. Let’s get rid of the old “anti-bacterial” methods stripping our skin of everything, good and bad. Chalk them up to a mistake of the past. It is possible to cleanse and moisturize while allowing our skin to build it’s natural balance of bacteria that renews it and keeps it young.

Nashville travel

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My husband and I just returned from a November weekday, good-for-your-marriage, good-for-your-soul kind of getaway. It was my first experience in Nashville, and I loved it. A downtown Nashville trip is perfect for… Continue reading

{Rituals}-the caffeine crush

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I can’t think of anything more Freudian in my life than the over sized drinking vessel I carry around with me everywhere I go. In my previous life, it was a huge Styrofoam cup… Continue reading

Turquoise and Faux Cowhide Bench Revival

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There are pieces of furniture that have withstood a change in style and design, like this solid wood bench. It was passed down to my family many years ago and was originally part… Continue reading

Product Swap: Cleaning and Laundry

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                                                    This:               … Continue reading

Two Perspectives: How this blog came to be

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We have junk and funk and garbage just like everyone else out there, but we also have successes and celebrations. We have goodness and purpose and meaning. And we are the most symmetrical balance of friendship: to give a little and to take a little but most importantly to be okay in our own jeans.

This jar of questions

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This jar of questions has brought a lot of smiles to our dinner table. It is filled with a good 100 or so questions or fill-in- the-blank statements. Without a doubt, it serves… Continue reading