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One Month of Project 333 and Minimizing — Lessons Learned

  • September 5, 2017
Project 333

A month ago I published this post (read here) about Project 333 and minimizing. Now that I’m more than a month into this I wanted to update you all on my thoughts and progress and lessons learned. I’m writing it Q&A style with all the questions I had when going into this. How is Project 333 working out?   (For newbies, Project 333 is picking out 33 items to wear…

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Summer 2017 Wrap Up and Lessons Learned

  • August 18, 2017
Family hike in Tahoe

Summer 2017 is almost over. Next week school starts again. We begin the busy season of school, soccer games, fall baseball, and a LOT of travel. Looking back over the last few months I am so grateful for the things we were able to do and see. I learned some lessons, gained perspective and enjoyed some really amazing family time. Here are the highlights. Lesson number 1: Sometimes summer isn’t…

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Minimalism and Project 333

  • August 12, 2017
simplifying life

Today I’m writing about simplifying and minimalism. Though I admire clean, simplistic design (free of clutter!), my alter ego loves color, pattern and more, more, more! Social media doesn’t help as I longingly look at style bloggers with the latest clothing, design sites with the best in home décor. Probably worst of all is living literally a stone’s throw away from Target. I can browse the isles for seemingly hours.…

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Seven Personal Goals for Making the Most of the Childhood Years

  • May 25, 2017
Playing in the water in San Diego

Seven Personal Goals for Making the Most of the Childhood Years Lamenting today about the brevity of the childhood years. My youngest is graduating from preschool and going to Kindergarten next year. I’m NOT ready! Time is racing by so fast and I can hardly believe that I’ll be dropping BOTH my kids off at school next year. No more daytime mom-daughter dates and fun little lunches. (OK must stop or more tears…

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How Traveling Helps My Anxiety

  • April 13, 2017

After the birth of my second child, I experienced crippling anxiety and insomnia. It was such a struggle and since I didn’t have a history of anxiety it took months to understand what was happening to me. Fearful intrusive thoughts and a lack of sleep dominated my life. I tried to stay engaged with my family, but often times I was just living inside my head, all the while wondering…

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