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How to Meet Your Blogging Goals


I don’t write everyday. I wish I did but I don’t. Life happens. I’ve said that phrase this year more times than I can count. Yet, I chose this year to dive back into blogging after a long (and busy) hiatus.  This year, I’m focusing on consistent and quality content. It seems that you are doing…… Continue reading How to Meet Your Blogging Goals

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Motivation Monday: Are You Satisfied with your Life?


Source: Brainy Quote Are you satisfied with the life you are living? If not, what steps do you need to take in order to be satisfied with your life? This week, I challenge you to reflect on how you can make a more fulfilling life for yourself. What would you rather be doing? What small…… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Are You Satisfied with your Life?

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Staying Organized and On Budget: Tips for Reaching Your Financial Goals


The holidays are almost here! How are you preparing for the gift giving season? If you are having trouble staying on budget, you are not alone! Here are some tips to help you stay on track. 1. Start With an Emergency Fund Whether you call it a “Rainy Day Fund”, “Emergency Fund”, or “Oh Shoot!”,…… Continue reading Staying Organized and On Budget: Tips for Reaching Your Financial Goals

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Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 5


          Finding your own unique voice. I wanted to write for many years. However, life as wife and mother took priority. Then, one year in my 40’s, two significant unexpected writing events occurred. A vehicle maintenance shop advertised a writing competition. The prize was to be $200 worth of car accessories. They wanted a 500…… Continue reading Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 5

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Why This has Been a Year of Growth


2020 was supposed to be my year. It meant celebrating my life’s milestones with new adventures- pre-planned and pre-paid. New job, new trips, new adventures. Photo by Valeria Ushakova on Pexels.com Until this dear virus cancelled every single plan. I was devastated. I did everything right, yet, I’m losing out on everything I worked so…… Continue reading Why This has Been a Year of Growth

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The Worst Question I’ve Ever Been Asked


“Do you really think anything you do has any merit?” My hands stilled over my keyboard. On my computer screen, a notification blipped. My Google slide presentation about nouns had automatically been saved into my drive. Merit? Did I really think anything I was doing actually had any merit? The question bounced off the soft,…… Continue reading The Worst Question I’ve Ever Been Asked

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Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 4


 Finding my voice.  Once I discovered that writing for me was a gift I needed to nurture, I stopped thinking perhaps it was to be my source of income. I stopped imagining writing a ‘best seller’ or changing the world. I stopped thinking, in fact, writing was to BE my life. This is one vital…… Continue reading Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 4

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Five Things to Include on Your WordPress Blog


Congratulations! You have created your first blog. You have probably already chosen your theme and maybe have already written your first post. You may be wondering, what next? There are a few beneficial elements to incorporate into your blog that will help you be successful with whatever blogging goals you may have. This is not one…… Continue reading Five Things to Include on Your WordPress Blog

All Posts · Motivation Monday

Motivation Monday: Finding Stillness and Staying Grounded


Source: http://www.cstreeservices.com Through the chaos and through the storms, seek stillness. Get grounded. Then take action. -Fairen How do you keep yourself grounded? What do you need to do today to find stillness in order to make the best decisions?

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Feature Friday: Delight in the Little Things


Happy Feature Friday! This week, in light of recent events, I want to share only one post written by our very own Jane Elizabeth from Crazy Sunshine Jane. Delight in the Little Things by Jane Elizabeth I’m not a Pollyanna, but wouldn’t it be lovely to dance and twirl on a mountain top without a…… Continue reading Feature Friday: Delight in the Little Things