Category Archives: Gratitude

Treasure Lost and Found

Treasure Lost and Found Sometimes we lose a treasured item. Sometimes the lost item is found in a relatively short period of time. Then there are those items that suddenly show up after a long, long, time. I’m talking years … Continue reading

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8 Quotes to Find Gratitude and Perspective

In light of another mass shooting this pass week, it seems like it’s time for a gratitude check-up.  At times like these I find quotes help provide some comfort and perspective for me. Below are a few that I’ve put … Continue reading

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Why I Haven’t Been Blogging

Over the last couple of years I haven’t been blogging on a regular basis. I didn’t know what to write about anymore. I began to doubt that my words were being read by anyone much less helping anyone on their decluttering … Continue reading

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Get Off The Hamster Wheel – 365 New Beginnings

It’s hard to believe this is the last week of January. Just a few short weeks ago was New Year’s Day.  We  were feeling excited about a new beginning.  Even if we screwed up and got nowhere last year, when … Continue reading

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Take Time For Gratitude

If the craziness of the season is starting to get to you then it’s time to take a a few minutes to relax.  Think about what you are grateful for in your life.  It can make a world of difference … Continue reading

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Gratitude, Try It On. It Could Be A Perfect Fit!

It’s that time of year where we are so busy running around we forget to stop and smell the roses.  Okay, I know that’s a cliché.  For most people, at least in this country (U.S.), the rose bushes are dormant … Continue reading

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I Felt Like A Fraud

Have you ever felt like a fraud?  When someone compliments you do you feel like you deserve it?  Or do you feel like you’re keeping a great big secret from everyone? Are you always fearful that they will find out … Continue reading

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Remembering the Lessons Learned After 9/11/01

As we go about our hectic daily lives have we lost some of the lessons 9/11 taught us? With the election coming up are we focusing too much time and energy on the petty differences and not what’s really important? … Continue reading

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How to Pay the Love of Reading Forward with the Gift of Books

During this past month there have been so stresses in my life I haven’t spent any time on writing blog posts. I have spent some time taking care of myself to heal some of the emotional wounds that have been … Continue reading

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Decluttering Craft Supplies

March is National Craft Month. If you are a hard core crafter, occasional crafter, or even if you used to do crafting you probably have a lot of supplies stored in various drawers, containers, or closets. If you enjoy multiple … Continue reading

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