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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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We Opened a Gift Shop | Oh, Hello Paper & Gifts

We Opened a Gift Shop | Oh, Hello Paper & Gifts

... What a title. I can honestly tell you I never thought I would write that sentence. We opened a gift shop. Full stop. It's happened. It's here. People come and shop daily. What is life? ... In 40 days we went from getting the keys to the location to our soft...

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The Mimmo Caddy Review by Mollie Ollie

The Mimmo Caddy Review by Mollie Ollie

The envy is real when I see all of those planner girls at events carrying around their caddies full of supplies. They're so organized and chic. Like they're part of the cool planner crowd and I'm just over here rummaging through a messy stack of stickers. I could...

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How to Create a Cookbook Scrapbook

How to Create a Cookbook Scrapbook

Before the Oh, Hello Co. store consumed my life, I eagerly filled free time with baking. A delicious hobby that didn't clutter the house (except with cookies, but that's a welcome clutter) and felt like a cheap (did I say delicious?) form of therapy. I'm eager to get...

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Five Things I Learned from Dog Sitting for Two Months

Five Things I Learned from Dog Sitting for Two Months

Now if I had to pick a team, I'm definitely team cat. But after two months of watching Cadence, Alex's parents' dog, it's hard not to have a soft spot for pups. It's been a few weeks now that she's returned home after their move to Virginia, but she's definitely left...

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Travel Essentials

Travel Essentials

Another trip is right around the corner (Houston for PlannerCon Parties) and my brain is already telling me to pack. You'd think after travelling at least once a month for two years straight that nagging voice in my head would go away by now. But we are who we are....

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