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Liar Liar Pants on Fire..

Here goes nothin’.. A few posts back I shared “The Power of a Handshake,” and today I will be blabbing about the power of honesty. Being honest dates all the way back to Jesus days. We are taught honesty throughout our entire lives, it is a character that is practically engraved deep into our human […]

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The power of the handshake!

Most of us are aware that using your right hand for a handshake is proper etiquette. But did you know that there is a lot more to a handshake? A handshake can be used upon meeting, greeting, parting, offering congratulations, expressing gratitude, or when completing an agreement. The handshake was first practiced in ancient Greece […]

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Happy Birthday, Mom.

My mother was born on June, 30th in 1968. Today she would have been 49 years old. Her name was Susan Devon Calhoun and she was beautiful, goofy, strong, independent, and kind. Her long, curly, dark hair was the definition of “hair envy”. I used to love brushing through it when I was younger, in […]

Interior Decorating

The Three R’s

About a week ago, I shared this awesome Nemadji piece I found while thrift shopping. It features beautiful unique blue swirls all around.  I am not sure if I mentioned why I am head over heels with blue tones. Well, let me tell you why! We are still waiting on our official YES for the […]

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Summer Fun in Grand Rapids!

As we get closer to the month of July, I wanted to share with you one of my favorite things to do in Grand Rapids! Movies in the park is a free event welcoming all ages. This outdoor movie experiance takes place along the grand river where everyone can enjoy the amazing view of the city, […]

Interior Decorating

Inspired by Nemadji

Nemadji Pottery Vase– I purchased this at a local thrift shop for seventy-five cents! It was a good day! The last of these were produced in 2002. Though there are many speculations, these pieces were not actually made by Native-Americans of the Nemadji tribe. This does not make this find any less special. Each vase has […]

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I cook.. sometimes..!

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds smoked Polska kielbasa 2 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons sugar 1 onion, sliced 3 cups sauerkraut, drained 3 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley leaves Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce, recipe follows Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce: 1/4 cup yellow mustard 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish Pinch […]

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GIRLBOSS

I found myself binge watching on Netflix! It is hard to feel guilty of the common sickness of binge-watching because I finally have time before I begin yet another, busy school semester. Netflix just released Girlboss on April 21st, and I have been addicted. I had scrolled past the cover before under “recently added” but never made the […]