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One Word Year and Why You Should Have One

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One Word Year and Why You Should Have One

2017 was the first year I did the "one word" for the year. As a feelings-oriented person, I felt more comfortable with this idea more than writing down scary specific goals I never even start on. My word this year was brave. As an introvert, I tend to shy away from putting myself out there. What this brave word meant for me was to reach out myself and initiate opportunity for me. A wise business nugget of truth I've come across is that, "you don't get what you don't ask for." And I hate asking for things when I'd rather...

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DIY Farmhouse Present Wrapping

Christmas DIY

DIY Farmhouse Present Wrapping

  Wrap your presents in farmhouse style this Christmas with this easy idea! All of the supplies can be found at your favorite craft store. Supplies kraft paper snowy chicken wire ribbon (found this 3" one at Hobby Lobby in the Christmas ribbon section) 2 springs of greenery, fresh or faux 1 cotton boll white twine shipping tape craft glue gun How To 1. Wrap your present with the kraft paper. I like to crinkle the paper first to give it more of that rustic feel. 2. Wrap a single layer of the chicken wire ribbon around the present, leaving...

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Gift Guide: Treat Yourself

Gift Guide: Treat Yourself

  For the ladies that make a life of pouring into others - the moms, the nurses, the teachers, the caregivers - here are some gifts that these incredible women can use to treat themselves!  No. 1 - Candle by Jackson Vaughn Collection  Fresh and natural, these candles' unique scents linger in the house long after the candle is blown out.  No. 2 - Naked2 Palette by Urban Decay  A pretty palette for a pretty lady! An array of neutral colors that will be in her go-to makeup routine everyday, whether going out to work or out for a date. No....

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Complimentary Gift Wrapping

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Complimentary Gift Wrapping

Wrapped & ready to go: all of my wall hangings come gift wrapped standard in a premium white box. Plus, I even include your gift message on a hand-written note too. Pretty gift your recipient will love + I do the wrapping for you = Christmas gift miracle! Shop the wall hangings here.

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