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Hotrods, Cowgirls & Surviving Cancer: “MyNewFavoriteWeek’ly Inspiration

July 17, 2012

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“Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.” ~ Bo Bennett   Sometimes we don’t need to look for inspiration, it will find us.  As a matter of fact, sometimes you only must open your mind and heart and that inspiration will come, knock on your door and say “Howdy friend.”  This […]

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Humility, Advocacy and “The Greatest Love.”

March 26, 2012

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This post is a combination of emotions today. I am humbled to put myself in front of you.  I am advocating for a cause I believe in so strongly because I have lived it and I am sharing a piece of writing I submitted for a contest that captures both of these things and all […]

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What’s to love about women?

March 12, 2012

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“The practice of putting women on pedestals began to die out when it was discovered that they could give orders better from there” ~Betty Grable It’s Monday and today’s topic from Stasha over at Northwest Mommy was too good to pass up.  In honor of International Woman’s Day last week and the fact that I […]

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Shorter Days, Longer Nights, and a Future Worth Living For.

February 28, 2012

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“A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for” ~ Anonymous Oh how this is all true and the last part I feel everyday, in moments too many to count. As you all came on “the haircut” journey yesterday, […]

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When one door closes a new door to happiness opens.

February 27, 2012

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“When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” ~ Helen Keller There is a wet film pooling in my eyes, I am not crying, and the tears will not form to flow […]

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Stories of Friendship bring ‘anewfavoriteday.’

February 20, 2012

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In deciding to honor all our friends and family with ‘sweet hearts’ on Thursday of last week, I was truly excited to read the stories people would share, and secretly feared that noone would share. How can you celebrate the people in our lives who teach, discover, love, support, shield and embrace us, if noone […]

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“Sweet-heart friends.” Tell us about yours and win a beautiful ‘Sweetheart’ necklace.

February 15, 2012

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I chose this quote, because to me the word sweetheart is universal. It’s about the people that remind of us of A.A. Mine’s famous words forever captured as a quote from Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh. Our ‘Sweethearts’ lift us up, rally when we need them to, hold our hands, and sit quietly offering […]

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Her take is Simple and Refreshing. “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.

February 14, 2012

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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci Lately I find myself craving simplicity. Perhaps it’s doing too many things at once all the time, or the new year pushing me towards organization, but I have been attempting to simplify my life in some ways. I am unsubscribing from email lists, making calendars to […]

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Trying something new…say it with me – Zumba!

February 7, 2012

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When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.  ~Confucius As part of the “12 Month Me-Moon Challenge,“ month one, January,  was my attempt at taking on the dance phenomenon Zumba! As you might expect it was a mixture of hilarity and fun (laced with […]

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11 Questions and one for you.

February 5, 2012

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“Friends are helpful not only because they will listen to us, but because they will laugh at us; Through them we learn a little objectivity, a little modesty, a little courtesy; We learn the rules of life and become better players of the game” ~ Will Durant A couple of days ago, I was feeling […]

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