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“I wish I was a robot”

I’m burnt out from all the numbers. We have become fixated on them. I believe the statistics and death rates and confirmed cases absolutely communicate valuable information, but right now these numbers are messing with our minds. I think the fixation stems from our collective state of shock, but also from a desperation to see…

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Shop smarter, not harder

[This article is part of a larger collection of articles: Christmas; Sane & Simple] Going to an actual brick and mortar store seems like more work, but in my experience I’ve found it actually saves me time and energy. Not to mention I usually have more fun shopping this way. I’m especially talking about the…

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Minimalism vs. Christmas

Our problem with Christmas Last night my husband, Clay, and I were going over our Christmas list spreadsheet with the budget, and the gifts, and the shopping lists and he looked at me with all seriousness and said, “I kind of hate Christmas. Every year it loses more and more of its luster.” He paused…

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Christmas Pep-talk

A REMINDER: WHY GIVE GIFTS AT ALL Let’s all just get on the same page by acknowledging the goodness of gifts, and their merits. Giving from the heart, and the generosity, and the yep yep yep. Got it. Gifts can be good outlet for appreciation, care, and thoughtfulness. So I hope you don’t mistake my…

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