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Gift basket and grown-up Easter basket ideas

Who doesn’t love a gift basket?? Gift baskets are so fun to put together! Some are obvious like for Christmas, a wedding gift, a bridal or baby shower or a house warming. But think of all the other possibilities! pet lover gardener movie night road trip date night sporting event spa night girls’ weekend kids’ slumber party camping summer break end…

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Expand Your Influence, Faith

My review of The Next Right Thing

I found out about Emily P Freeman via The Nester back in 2011. I had been following The Nester since my early blogging days and she threw the coolest book launch party when Emily released Grace For the Good Girl. You can see the party here and “20 Ways to Decorate with Book Pages” here (I’ll be referencing both when I…

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Expand Your Influence, My Journey

I am the Creative Director of my life

It was the perfect day during spring break. The kids and I hit the road at about 11:30am to arrive in Glendale at my friend Kristi’s house at 12:30. Kristi is the genius behind Miracle Haven Garden. They helped her water her flowers. Kate toddled around in bare feet, watering and exploring. We had a picnic lunch on her back…

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