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Unique Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your Nice List

This year, I’ve partnered with The Shops at Willow Bend to share unique gift ideas for everyone on your list. All of these items can be purchased at Willow Bend, making it a one-stop shop for you to get everything you need. I even…

November 20, 2019
Life

Seven Ways to be More Optimistic

Did you know that optimism not only can reduce your stress, but increase your longevity? “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”  Winston Churchill What’s not to love about opportunities, reducing stress, and increasing longevity? If you…

October 30, 2019
Life

Couple and Group Halloween Costume Ideas

I love Halloween. One of the biggest reasons I love it, is because I love dressing up and taking on another “character” for a night. I was in theater throughout school, so that part of me never really left. Halloween gives me an excuse…

October 18, 2019
Life

Five Things to Expect in Your First Year After a Divorce

Tomorrow marks a year since my divorce was finalized. This year has, in all honesty, flown by. Today, I am going to share a sort of life update, but also offer some encouragement to anyone who may be in the same position. I understand…

October 16, 2019
Life

September Favorites

Some of my favorite things from September including a new book, podcast, festival, and food. …

October 4, 2019
Life

August Favorites

Looking for a hairstylist, Dallas dog-walker, or even a quick weekend getaway? Here are a few of my favorite things from August…

September 4, 2019
Life

Friday Funnies

Happy back to school educator friends. This post is for you (and anyone else who needs a Friday smile). At the end of every month, I usually share my Friday Favorites, or favorite things from the month. While I don’t think this will be…

August 23, 2019
Life

Classroom Tour: School Counselor

School counselor room tour. How to organize your materials, links to helpful bulletin boards and resources as well as tools I use in my classroom. …

August 14, 2019