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How to Organize Your Life: These are the Apps and Systems that Keep Me Sane

If getting your life organized is on your current to-do list or you feel like too many things are slipping through the cracks, then this post is for you. I have for sure been there and these organization apps and systems are what keep me sane most days… There’s no shortage of apps these days that promise to streamline communication, make workflow more efficient and ultimately lead you to being your best self. If we’re being honest, though, the systems and organization apps I use are really simple. First, they’re all …

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The Year in Review 2019:

I don’t do a ‘Year in Review’ post every year. To be honest, they take so much time to put together and it’s always during such a busy time of year. That said, I couldn’t let this particular year go by without the commemorative stroll down memory lane. In September I celebrated nine years of blogging which means we will hit the decade mark in just a few more months. While the blog isn’t the same place it was back in 2010, it fulfills me more now than I ever could have imagined. This space to be creative …

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How to DIY Custom Family Photo Ornaments this Holiday

These Custom Family Photo Ornaments are the perfect personalized gift for the holidays! A fun and easy DIY project that creates gorgeous and meaningful gifts for loved ones. This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all my own. What to give your mom who has everything? That’s always the question if you’re me.  She effortlessly hosts holidays and Sunday dinners. She is always available to help with her grandchildren and is the first person I call if I need a second opinion. The girls …

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Our 2019 Shop Small Gift Guide!

Looking for a way to support small businesses this holiday without spending a penny? Share this post with your friends and family by text, email or on social media! There are ZERO affiliate links in this post and we have not been paid to mention any of these products. We just feel strongly about supporting these incredible designers, makers and brands! In many ways the barriers to starting a product line have never been lower. The internet! Easy to use website builders! Social media! In other ways, though, thanks to the low barrier of entry, …

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