4 Books to Add to Your Reading List (if you’re simplifying your life)


We all would do well to simplify our lives. Stress and overwork, extra stuff and disorganization lead us to live lives where we can’t enjoy the moment, where we can’t do our work the best it could be, and where we’re as miserable at home as at our over-busy work.

But we are all people of habit, and frankly, we’re used to the harried way we live. Sometimes the thought of changing it up so drastically makes us afraid.

We’ve come to view our possessions and the busyness of life as security–because when you get rid of the busyness and extra stuff–we’re forced to know who we really are, and what we really want. Continue reading “4 Books to Add to Your Reading List (if you’re simplifying your life)”

Monday Mixup : Inspiring Your Week 2-19-18

Yet another week’s Monday Mixup.

I have to confess, I’m finding it hard to keep up the inspirational stuff because my mind is just so taken up with travel plans for later this year! (whoo-whoo!)

I will be traveling to Africa this August and I’m literally sooo excited but I’m also nervous because I’ve never flown before (yeah, so I decided to take a ten-day trip? It’s all good).

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Monday Mixup : Inspiring Your Week 2-12-18 |Valentine’s Edition|


Another week’s Monday Mixup…..drumroll……the special Valentine’s Edition! *cheers*

I am pulling ideas from all over the internet for this so you can make sure you have a LOVE-ly Valentine’s this year.

Some of the stuff will be ideas for couples or celebrating with your special person, but I will also include some things for the singles (like me!) who have to find a creative way to celebrate Valentine’s by themselves. Continue reading “Monday Mixup : Inspiring Your Week 2-12-18 |Valentine’s Edition|”

Monday Mixup : Inspiring Your Week 2-5-18


Island Creamery — Chincoteague Island, Va. | 27 Ice Cream Shops You Need To Visit Before You DieStarting this week’s Monday Mixup with the BEST THING OF ALL—a guide to 27 of THE BEST ice cream spots around the world (yay!!)!

And #3 I can personally attest to the fact that it’s probably the best stuff I’ve ever tasted. I have a love for ice cream, and can eat it all year round (so I guess I should start checking these places off my list?).

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4 Really Cool Online Places You Probably Aren’t Shopping At


So this is a collection of interesting online shops that I’ve found myself (this is not a sponsored post =)

I love finding good places online because it’s so darn hard to buy gifts these days (anyone feel me??) and I like having unusual options.

I hope you’ll go check these out and do some browsing! You’ll wish you found them sooner. Continue reading “4 Really Cool Online Places You Probably Aren’t Shopping At”

Monday Mixup : Inspiring Your Week 1-29-18


It’s another Monday Mixup! And I’m starting off with this beautiful pic *sigh* of this beautiful place I’ll probably never get to. I just love oceans and water, though =) Continue reading “Monday Mixup : Inspiring Your Week 1-29-18”