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April 14, 2014

For The Love Of Books | Reading Updates

Are you guys one-book-at-a-time readers? Right now I've got multiple books going and sometimes I think that's a good thing (nice to have choices based on mood, time available, etc) and other times it feels like I just lack commitment. Either way, ...

April 4, 2014

The Delicious Truth About Getting Older PDF

A few weeks ago I participated in a writing collective led by Susannah Conway on the top of celebrating getting older. You can read my individual post here: What I Like About Getting Older. Susannah compiled all those ...

April 1, 2014

Personalized Stationery From Minted

Ah, correspondence. My Mom is the best at letter writing. Often it's a thank you note but many times it's also just a hello, how's it going or thinking of you message. It's thoughtful and kind and personal and I've kept many of them ...

February 5, 2014

What I Like About Getting Older

My friend Susannah Conway invited me to participate in a little 41st birthday celebration she's hosting today. The topic: The (delicious) truth about getting older. In her email she said, "I'm hungry to see positive stories on aging." Amen. She wrote the ...

January 6, 2014

The Path Towards Thriving | Living Hands Free

Throughout 2014 I'm planning to blog about my One Little Word journey as I investigate what it means for me to thrive. I don't have a set schedule in place but will share as I identify areas, recognize strengths ...

December 23, 2013

The Art Of Living By Leo Babauta

Today I wanted to share a post written by Leo Babauta of ZenHabits.net called My Pursuit of the Art of Living. This is one of my favorite things I read this past year and it resonates with ...

October 3, 2013

The Gifts Of Imperfection E-Course With Brené Brown

A few weeks ago I woke up to an email from Brené. Brené and I have been friends for a 6 or 7 years now and my life has been tremendously blessed by her friendship. I have learned so much ...

September 25, 2013

AE | Fab Picks For Fall

Fall is awesome here in the Pacific Northwest. We get a full change of seasons that includes brisk mornings and some sunshine mixed with wind and rain and an amazing collection of colorful leaves. As we settle in to the routines of two ...

September 23, 2013

The Way I Start My Day | Favorite Morning Reads

I like to start my day reading something positive and uplifting. Below I've compiled a list of the things I read most weekday mornings. They all come to my inbox (and I'm pretty picky about what I invite in there) - some ...

August 20, 2013

The Shapes Of Stories

I came across this infographic on Pinterest last weekend. So cool and totally got my mind going in terms of the shape of my own story. Click here to go to the source and to see a larger version.

July 16, 2013

Books About Writing

On the message board for Hello Story someone asked for a list of some of my favorite books about writing and writing our stories. I wanted to share that here as well. Here's a few that I have loved over ...

February 13, 2013

On My Nightstand

Some of you might have noticed to note-to-self I included in Project Life 2013 | Week Five about reading more. I go through phases where I'm completely immersed in reading and others where the last thing in the ...