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One Word 2019 Reboot
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My One Word for 2019 – REBOOT

  It’s that time of year where resolutions are being made and goals are being set. In our household, we set traditional goals and choose one word for 2019 to focus on. I have been doing this practice for years with friends and as the kids got older, it became a family affair. I will […]

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2018 Year In Review
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The Wheaton Takeover 2018 Year in Review

2018 has finally written its last chapter of the year and now it’s time to dig in and do all the dirty work…that’s reflection and regrouping. My birthday month is in November being that it’s usually cold (blah) and the end of the year-I always start the month of by ordering a planner (which takes […]

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What I Really Think About Turning 40

And so here we are. This is it. This is 40. To be completely honest, I have not been looking forward to this day. I have been dreading this day. And yes, I know the obvious, I should be thankful. I have had friends and family members that did not make it to 40. I […]

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40 Random Acts of Kindness
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40 Random Acts of Kindness for My 40th Birthday

I am turning 40 next month. I have mixed feelings about this milestone. And with that said, I have been looking for ways to commemorate this special occasion outside of spoiling myself. Primarily because I know this will be a bittersweet celebration. I will not celebrate on a beach (being born in November kills the […]

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My Bucket List at 19 - I have kept notebooks as long as I can remember. I found an old notebook from college that had several written bucket lists from over the years. One particular bucket list caught my eye and I had to share.
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My Bucket List at 19

This post about my bucket list from many moons ago contains affiliate links. I will earn a small commission if you use my links to make a purchase. Read the full Disclosure statement. As I shared before, I have kept notebooks as long as I can remember. As I was decluttering my night stand, I found […]

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My One Word for 2018 – Cultivate

I absolutely love the excitement a new year brings. I am a self-proclaimed dork, so opening a new planner and setting my S.M.A.R.T. (Specific. Measurable. Attainable. Relevant. Timely.) goals for the new year brings me absolute joy. Seriously, I might enjoy these moments more than a long, uninterrupted nap on a rainy Saturday afternoon. I […]

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39 Life Lessons I Learned In My 30s

Next year I will celebrate my 40th birthday. When I think of 40, I think of midlife crisis not life lessons. Although, for me a midlife crisis does not mean buying a sport car, extremely altering my physical appearance or running into the arms of a younger man. My midlife crisis is full of questions […]

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My One Word for 2016 Manage

For the 4th year in a row, I will be participating in the ONE WORD 365 challenge. With the ONE WORD challenge, you choose ONE WORD and commit to making it your focus everyday. I also add a corresponding bible verse to round out the challenge. That means you call on that word and verse to guide and […]

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My Ever-Changing Bucket List

I was cleaning my night stand and came across a notebook. Ever since I could remember, I have kept some form of a notebook/diary/journal. When I was a little girl, I always kept a diary, my mom bought them in bulk for some reason. Remember the diary notebooks with the lock and key? I had […]

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My One Word for 2015 – Do

I make resolutions. I set goals for myself twice a year in January and August (I’m an educator by heart). Yes, I’m one of those people and each year my goal completion rate increases by staying focused and consistent. For the past couple of years, my friends and I have participated in the One Word 365 Challenge and […]

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