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Go Get It LIFE Poem

Hi friends! On Tuesday of this week, I was on social media when I saw that I had been tagged in a post.  Turns out, it was an incredibly touching poem written by Lydia Nagel. It came at the perfect moment, and instantly struck humility and joy within me. In celebration of Thanksgiving, and all […]

A Way to Practice Gratitude

Green bean casserole, football, stretchy pants, and discount holiday shopping.  Thanksgiving day can bring up a certain mix of modern Americana imagery.  Do you know what thanksgiving means? I actually had to look up the definition of the word, “thanksgiving”. Here it is: thanks·giv·ing /ˌTHaNGksˈɡiviNG/ noun 1. the expression of gratitude, especially to God. “he […]

Foodie Friday: Courtney Bedoya’s Cranberry Sauce

A chill fills the air our warmest memories of holiday gatherings soothe our hearts. In anticipation of the holiday season, Courtney Bedoya shares the recipe for her favorite holiday Cranberry Sauce. Nutmeg, cinnamon, and blueberries? Yes, please! 1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries 1 cup water 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 […]

Keeping An Attitude of Gratitude Past Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving is only a few days away, the excitement of being around family and friends is pretty spectacular.  These moments during the holidays are synonymous with the act of giving thanks and being grateful.  But why does this #AttitudeOfGratitude only last during the holidays?  Why couldn’t it continue year round?  Changing our mindsets and […]