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Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better~Maya Angelou

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Valentine’s Day with my Favorite Gals

We had a quiet Valentine's day here at the homestead. Just us girls (Dad was working). Oh, did I share that just us girls included 43 chicks? In the bathroom? Well, it did. We're lucky here in Vermont to live... Continue Reading →

Waiting…

Waiting is one of the hardest things we do. We do it all the time. We wait for mundane things- a movie to start, our food to be cooked, to get to the front of the line. No one likes... Continue Reading →

Smart Power. Smart Choice.

Our choices matter. From high quality food, to safer skincare, to reducing our impact on the environment, every choice we make has an impact. My focus this past month was on our home. We are pretty efficient- while we still... Continue Reading →

What Impact Will You Have?

Another year is upon us. Another opportunity to start fresh, dream big- all that jazz. I've been thinking a lot about impact lately. If I were to get hit by a bus tomorrow, what would my legacy be? Have I... Continue Reading →

What Drives You? It’s Time To Really Dig Deep

It's through times of change that we see the real us. Through wins, losses, triumph and adversity, we crack and see our real selves. We re-prioritize, re-examine and re-invigorate. We grow. It was during my pregnancy that I re-examined my... Continue Reading →

Never Underestimate the Power of Small

Let me tell you something- this motherhood journey teaches me something new every day. After a long day back at my seasonal job, I picked up my daughter, we headed to Aldi (if you're not shopping there you're missing out!),... Continue Reading →

Master Your Day- Five Simple Productivity Tips!

Productivity is a mindset. Believing you have the skills and the time to get it done is half the battle.

Be on the Receiving End of Kindness

I recently did something to put my back out (see- the grandmother theme is catching up) and instead of toughing it out, I did the kind thing- off to the chiropractor I went. The next day the who family came with me for my follow up adjustment and took their turns on the table.

The Amazing Power of Networking- Go Out on a Limb!

Recently, because I'm one of those people that pretty much reads every email I'm sent, I noticed our neighbors just up the hill were offering a barter for firewood- you can have the same amount you stack for them. Now, we've lived in out house since 2010 and I still haven't met these neighbors. They're literally at the top of the  hill that begins at the end of my driveway. I'm sure we've passed on the road, but I had no idea what they looked like, or which black truck they drive.

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