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25 Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

25 Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

My grandma and mom were NEVER too busy to make time to make a fun (and memorable) mess decorating eggs with us… and it’s something that stands out to me to this day. We didn’t just dip eggs in colored water either. We did the whole thing – we painted, we glued, we taped.

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20 Memory Making Christmas Traditions to Start This Year

20 Memory Making Christmas Traditions to Start This Year

We haven’t even had Thanksgiving yet (but it’s coming here in Canada in just a week, so we’ve ALMOST had Thanksgiving), but I’ve been thinking lately about Christmas traditions. I think it’s because I know this year I’ll have JUST given birth to my first baby, and Christmas will be… different.

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How to Have a Fun Frugal Christmas

How to Have a Fun Frugal Christmas

As much as I love love love Christmas, if I’m not careful it can really take a toll on two things I try hard to protect. My health and my bank account. I always used to leave the Christmas season with a few extra pounds (and bad skin) and a few less dollars… and I know I’m not the only one.

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The Ultimate Clutter Free Christmas Gifts Guide – For Her, For Him & For Grandparents

The Ultimate Clutter Free Christmas Gifts Guide – For Her, For Him & For Grandparents

I genuinely love buying Christmas gifts for my people. I love being able to spoil them or bless them in a way that I wouldn’t usually. I don’t go all out and by things for everyone I know – but my immediate family (husband, sister, parents, grandparents, nieces) is so much fun to buy for. There was a time when I never gave any thought to clutter free Christmas gifts.

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The Unbelievable Benefits of a Grateful Heart

The Unbelievable Benefits of a Grateful Heart

I only know vaguely what it was that first planted the idea of gratitude as a lifestyle (and not a fleeting action or feeling) in my head. I had an accident when I was 21 and living with my parents. I had a just-slightly-more-than-minimum-wage job that bored me to no end. On my way to work one morning, in dense fog.

You’d think that the gratitude was a result of being not dead or even badly hurt, but you’d be wrong (I was young…).

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Live Your Life on Purpose!

Live Your Life on Purpose!

I believe that living on purpose is creating a life and attitude that you will look back on and be happy with. It’s knowing who you are and what is important to you and then making the effort to live in tune with those things. It’s being brave enough to walk away from things that are easy, and put the effort into thing that are better.

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