Sunshine Award

Blogging can be a handful of things. Fun pastime. Side hustle. Adventure documentation. An unexpected side effect of blogging are the people and relationships you create in the blogging world. Sometimes bloggers wonder if anyone is looking at their site (yeah, the stats say so, but who are these people?) and then a little gem of an award pops up on your timeline and makes your day.

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KonMari Adventure: Tackling My Closet

I’m not going to claim I had a hideous closet and couldn’t find the clothes packed inside. What I do know is I have the worst time getting rid of something I do not wear. You just *never* know when you *might* need that black blouse or multicolored sweater last worn a decade ago. Besides, it’s in great condition! Like new! Ugh, does this sound like you? If so, you need to do what I did – take back control and tackle your closet and dresser using the KonMari method.

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Five Fabulous Finds: Few of My Favorite Things

Sometimes you just find a product or website that helps you look and feel your best! What good would it be if I didn’t spread the word on my five favorite fabulous finds! Check out these five items that I pamper myself with each day – while you might have heard about most of these – almost no one knows what I use for my “angry eyes”!

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Camp Odayin Review: Summer Camp for Children with Heart Disease

With summer fast approaching, we started to take a peek at the plans for the summer. College visits? Check. Swim team? Check. Driver’s Ed? Check. Hockey Camp? Check. Band Camp? Check. Just when I thought I was done with our list, Owen yells “DON’T FORGET ABOUT HEART CAMP!!!!”. Needless to say – he is excited to attend Camp Odayin for a third summer.

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Mystery Trip: Destination Revealed

After months of wondering, worrying, planning and packing the big day had finally arrived. Waking up early at 5:30 am, a few last minute packing adjustments and then the drive to O’Hare we were fiat the moment of truth. I have to say, walking into O’Hare with your suitcase and absolutely no idea where you are going is an odd feeling. But one white envelope held all the answers….now all we had to do was open it up.

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Mystery Trip: Destination Unknown – Part Three (More Sleeps!)

The packing has begun. I have no idea what to pack, but at least I have started collecting almost anything I may or may not need for the trip. Notebook. Meds. Headphones. Camera. Snacks. The only thing I cannot decide on is if I will bring my laptop on my trip. Decisions. Decisions. Decisions. I only have three more sleeps to decide!

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Hooked on Passion Planner

I am a tracker. Calendar keeper. To-do list maker. With all of the technology I have at my fingertips, you would think I would be the most organized person ever. Yet, as 2019 approached, I felt the most unorganized I’d ever been in my life. No matter what app, what alarm, what electronic system I tried to use, it wasn’t working. Then someone showed me their Passion Planner.

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