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Day 3

Day 3

Day 3 of my write-something-every-day-challenge! I don't know what I'm going to write about today...What happened in my day yesterday that brought me back to the moment, made me feel more connected, more mindful? Maybe...cooking some dinner Or doing pilates before bed Or making my bed in the morning hmmm Let's do cooking dinner There's something so powerful yet simple about making yourself a meal. We all have to eat, but we don't always have the time to prepare a meal for ourselves. We might not always have access to the freshest ingredients or the time to look up a...

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Day 2

writing challenge

Day 2

I am now writing to you from my home studio, but in the same robe from yesterday. I've got my coffee, my water, a flickering candle, and some instrumental background music playing. I've set the mood for Day 2 of my writing challenge, so what could go wrong? I'm not really sure what I want to write about today...my hope is to find something special in each day to write about; to take one simple or ordinary moment and turn it into something special.  So here are some options: 1) waiting at a coffee shop for a friend - noticing the...

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Day 1

writing challenge

Day 1

I am here, this morning, on my couch, at 7:33 AM to write something. While I sit, I can hear my husband scrolling through Instagram reels from bed and some loud banging happening outside of our house - we have a construction crew working on a retaining wall that we've been told could fall over at any moment - it's slowly been shifting over the last however many years and as first-time homeowners, this is the first big project we've invested in. The banging isn't distracting at all!! ;) I wanted to write a story/poem/comic about my walk yesterday. I...

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How It Feels to be So Close to A Natural Disaster

How It Feels to be So Close to A Natural Disaster

If you'd like to help with the Nashville tornado relief, please donate to one of the funds I've listed here. I'm still processing what happened just a few nights ago on March 3rd here in Nashville. It's a combination of so many conflicting emotions and everything feels a bit tangled right now. Here's a running list of things that feel strange: Waking up Tuesday morning and thinking everything is fine - looking out the windows to a sunny morning, with no sign of damage to our neighborhood.  Realizing how close the tornado came to us and how little we took it seriously.  The amount...

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10 Steps to Totally Killin' It At Your Next Craft Fair

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10 Steps to Totally Killin' It At Your Next Craft Fair

A helpful 10 step guide to a successful craft fair! Read our tips on set up, prepping your inventory, and making sure your customers have an awesome experience at your booth.

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