Building Character {in your kids} and introducing my girls and their new blogs …

Normally if I write a post about building character, I'd be talking about adding charm to your house. But not today! I'm over at (in)courage, talking about raising kids....but before I send you over there to read that post, can I just tell you that … ** Read more **

Confessions of Perfectionists: Finding Contentment and Peace in the Home and Life You Have

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Disclaimer. This is going to be long. And contain lots of words. It just will. So grab a cup of coffee and get comfy. There are some good confessions in this post and maybe you'll relate. If you missed it, right before I left for Relevant I … ** Read more **

NOT a DIY Diva: How to Create an Authentically-Inspired Life in a Pinterest World

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NOT A DIY DIVA IS FINALLY HERE! My new ebook, NOT a DIY Diva: How to Create an Authentically-Inspired Life in a Pinterest World is born! It is now available as a pdf download! {faints}. This book is a new and pretty compilation, revision and … ** Read more **

Inspired Holidays {Day 23}:: pssst….I wrote an ebook.


So, from the very first day I started my blog, I intended to write a book. Only, I didn't write a book because I wrote a blog instead. Four years and lots of words later, I finally got around to creating that book. You can find the website for it … ** Read more **


I was never anything remarkable. I was more the stay-in-the-shadows type. I had a shining moment or two in life, but honestly they were really pretty rare. I was OK with that, I didn’t feel a need to be in the spotlight. I was OK with hiding. I … ** Read more **

Gearing up for 31 Days 2011!

So in case you were lounging by the pool with a summer novel in your hand a few weeks ago (as you well should have been!) and missed the big announcement, I'm once again going to do a 31 day series in October! UPDATE: IT HAS BEGUN! Here is the … ** Read more **