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June 27, 2018

The trip has taken an interesting start. As a planner, I dreamed I’d have the entire trip planned before I left the driveway. In some respect, we did have a plan. We knew where-ish we would be staying each night and we knew we were going to be kind.

That said, I still f...

June 24, 2018

There’s a well-circulated mantra that encourages people to do one thing every day that scares them. That sounds like a terrifying life. I thought about, when 2018 hit, writing a Sunday Series about one scary action a week but I didn’t want to focus on the dramatic. I w...

June 20, 2018

I met Jackie at school where we both attended Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. Jackie is one of those people who exudes joy. Whether through a friendly smile as you shuffle across campus to class or a kind conversation in the dining hall – Jackie ha...

June 17, 2018

Background:

Through and through, I am a creature of habit. My planner is the most important purchase of the year and I thrive off my Sunday night organization session where I outline my upcoming week in multi-colored pens. I have certain habits for grocery shopping and...

June 13, 2018

Last month, I shared the story of Laura Lavigne, the mastermind behind the Happiness Sprinkling Project. Much like Laura, I was connected to today’s spotlight through The Pollination Project, an amazing nonprofit organization that gives $1,000 seed grants to worthy cau...

June 10, 2018

Background:

Through and through, I am a creature of habit. My planner is the most important purchase of the year and I thrive off my Sunday night organization session where I outline my upcoming week in multi-colored pens. I have certain habits for grocery shopping and...

June 6, 2018

For someone who has spent 7 years posting daily “Happiness is” statuses on Facebook, I am notoriously bad at all other forms of social media – making me the worst millennial and also a bad nonprofit organizer. That’s why I was so excited to make a genuine connection th...

June 3, 2018

Background:

Through and through, I am a creature of habit. My planner is the most important purchase of the year and I thrive off my Sunday night organization session where I outline my upcoming week in multi-colored pens. I have certain habits for grocery shopping and...

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