Hey, 2011… Good Riddance! (Or: What I Say Every December 31st)

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I’m by no means a “resolution” making type person, but I do know when I’ve had enough and am ready for a new chapter, and changing the calendar is always like turning the page in the book of my life for me. Kind of like when I was a kid and school supply shopping was […]

6 Appealing Thoughts on Minimalism

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I will absolutely admit that the idea of switching to a “minimalist” lifestyle does have a strong appeal to me. I spent much of my life living in a home that had all sorts of chotchkies, dishes on display (two to three sets of “fancy” dishes, plus the “everyday” set in the cabinet!), lots of […]

Just Stop Multi-Tasking Already!

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Everyone gets overwhelmed at one point or another, especially when you’re wearing a dozen hats in any given day. I have many things on my proverbial plate that need to get done, and when that happens to me, I find that I wind up focusing more on my to-do list than I do on any […]

Things I Learned From My Dad

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I grew up with people telling me how much I looked like him. I grew up with people calling me “Chucky’s daughter”. I grew up with a Dad who wanted to wrap up the whole world in wrapping paper and hand it to me, but knew that teaching me how to go out and find […]