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The Simple Act of Accepting Help

“Until we can receive with an open heart, we’re never really giving with an open heart.” -Brené Brown I’m fortunate to live down the street from my parents. For some, you may be thinking…that’s way too close, but it works for us. 🙂 The other month, my husband, Chris, had been out of town for […]

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What Limiting Beliefs have been Holding you Back?

“Change your thoughts and you change your world” –Norman Vincent Peale Let’s start the new year with a fresh set of internal beliefs and positive thoughts, shall we? Let’s kick negative self talk to the curb and start believing in our strengths and abilities. Say goodbye to Limiting beliefs like… I’m not good enough I […]

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Some Lines A Day

A little over a year ago, I started writing in a 5 year journal. It includes 365 pages and each page is divided into five sections, one for each year. This past September, I finally made it to the one year mark and therefore started writing in the second section of each page. The coolest […]

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Kid Friendly Closets

Our kids are 4 and 2 and they’re both striving for more independence each day. To help them have more independence in getting ready each morning, we wanted to make their closets more kid friendly. We installed some stacking shelves and a lower hanger bar that was at their level so they didn’t need to […]

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One Side Effect of Simplifying

When we started to simplify the stuff we had in our home, we started to notice other areas that needed attention. These were areas we had stopped paying special attention to. Areas we weren’t motivated to look after for one reason or another.  Recycling Bins & Compost Bin One of these areas for us was the […]

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How Old Are Your Hair Products?

I recently got my haircut and was talking with my stylist about how one of my favourite hair products no longer smells as fragrant as it initially did. As it turns out, hair products, just like sunscreen, also have expiry dates. 🙂 I don’t know why I’ve never paid attention to this, but I’m now aware […]

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Does Your Office Inspire You?

Where you spend a lot of your time can have an impact on how you feel. The environment around us can create an inspiring, positive vibe or if you’re not careful, it could create a draining space. Close your eyes for a moment. Imagine what your ideal working space would look like, feel like and even smell […]

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4 Simple Things That Made Me Happy Today

Today was a great day! There were a few simple things that stood out for me that put a smile on my face and brightened my day. Here they are in no particular order. 1. Going for a Family Bike Ride Our son recently mastered riding a 2 wheel pedal bike which has made us […]

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Being Content

I know I take a lot of things for granted in my life and I’m trying to do a better job of being grateful for everything and everyone in my life. When we live in a world where we are bombarded with messages of constant consumerism and needing the next best thing, we can easily get […]

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A KonMari Inspired Linen Closet

Today, let’s talk about linen closets. They’re a place to keep your bedding, towels, perhaps even toiletries. If you’re not careful, it can be a place to stuff and store things you don’t want to think about. I know i’m guilty of trying to stuff old blankets and flannel bed sheets as high as I […]

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