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Snapshots of the Studio

Snapshots of the Studio

Now I'm not saying I've permanently retired "bed desk," but I've found myself spending the majority of my working hours in my office. How intrepid, right? My gallery wall is finally finished and it feels like everything is in its place.Check out the video above to get...

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Six Years Working from Home |  My Tips & Tricks

Six Years Working from Home | My Tips & Tricks

With more and more businesses like Twitter and Square letting employees work from home permanently, it seemed about time I threw my hat in about working from home. I've been working from home since 2014 and have developed tons of tips and tricks to make working from...

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20 Animal Crossing Tips & Tricks | For Beginners & Experts

20 Animal Crossing Tips & Tricks | For Beginners & Experts

Quarantine is all about the Animal Crossing. The video game gods definitely knew what they were doing when they released Animal Crossing right before all of this madness really sunk in. I'm not sure how I would survive without the excitement of seeing what's new in my...

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Where to Find Free Artwork to Make Stickers

Where to Find Free Artwork to Make Stickers

If you have a Silhouette but are pants at designing your own stickers, finding artwork can be costly and time consuming. If you're using stickers for personal use, here are my favorite places to find artwork to use in my planner. If you aren't sure how to make...

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Erin Condren Daily Life Planner

Erin Condren Daily Life Planner

It's shocking that Erin Condren planners have been in my life for six years. That silly little girl back in 2014 didn't know what she was getting herself in to! This year's release has the planner that is the answer to ALL of my planner dreams. A coiled daily planner....

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Easy Ways to Memory Journal

Easy Ways to Memory Journal

If you're anything like me then you have this weird desire to collect brochures, postcards, and bits and bobs during your travels. For so many years I'd just keep them in a box or an end table for a few months, get fed up with the clutter, then chuck them. A vicious...

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Max’s South Seas Hideaway

Max’s South Seas Hideaway

If you find yourself in Grand Rapids, Michigan, be sure to make a reservation at Max's South Seas Hideaway. It's one of those places you just have to see to truly believe. The food isn't cheap (my favorite meal being the Hanger Steak at $32), but if you want to treat...

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The Never-Ending To Do List Method

The Never-Ending To Do List Method

I'm a firm believer that your planner and methods need to change with your needs. There's no use trying to make a system continue to work if your planning needs have changed. That's just silly. Plus any excuse to get new planner supplies, right? ... 2020 has been a...

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The Womb | Frederik Meijer Gardens

The Womb | Frederik Meijer Gardens

... ... ... ... ... We finally got around to seeing The Womb by Rebecca Louise Law at Frederik Meijer Gardens before it leaves March 1, 2020. It definitely did not disappoint. Frederik Meijer Gardens is a must-see if you're ever in Grand Rapids, Michigan and one of...

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Five Things to Do in Grand Rapids this Weekend

Five Things to Do in Grand Rapids this Weekend

... If you happen to find yourself in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a few hours on your hands this weekend, here are some of my favorite activities to do in the city. ... Make a candle at Wax Poetic Candle Bar ... One of the best ways to spend a few hours is creating...

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In a world that has no end…

In a world that has no end…

24 hours. 24 hours ago I crumpled into my husband's arms outside of my parents' house. Police cars and an ambulance surrounded the house. I knew before my husband spoke through his own tears. I knew someone was dead. ... My dad died yesterday. At 57 he just didn't...

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My Goals for 2020

My Goals for 2020

I feel like "resolutions" has become a dirty word this time of year. Sure most resolutions are given up by the middle of February, but I still love the concept of resetting, refocusing, and picking goals for the start of the new year. It all comes down to creating a...

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