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There’s No Place Like Home

“There’s no place like home.” Oh how I longed to feel that way when I was young. I was a child with two houses, but no real home. My parents had divorced when I was very young, so the concept of “home” was almost as unbelievable as a green-faced witch and talking scarecrow. read more


It Gets Better: Coping When Things Go Terribly Wrong

My daughters were four, two, and newborn when it happened. I had not slept through the night in years. I had oatmeal in my hair. I couldn’t get that freaking Dora the Explorer theme song out of my head, yet in the midst of all that, I decided to suck it up and go to Target anyway. read more


The Joy of Puddle Jumping

Winter has arrived. And with it snow, sleet, rain; dark and dreary days. It’s easy to get caught up in the nuisance of bad weather, struggling just to get through it. But what if I adopted a different perspective? What if I could find joy in the cold and damp? read more


I Gave up Shopping for a Year

I gave up shopping for a year. A year! I wasn’t in credit card debt. I wasn’t joining in on a new budgeting bandwagon. I wasn’t taking a stand against consumerism. read more

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Fall and Winter Call for Submissions

Could it be possible that we don’t need new things but rather new eyes to see what we already have? In our Winter 2016 magazine we will be tackling the topic of noticing goodness in our lives. Join your voice and share! read more