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What began as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and the preceding year, Thanksgiving has taken a bit of a new direction over the years. Thanksgiving has become commercialized, like most holidays inevitably end up becoming, we all eat far too much (guilty as charged right here), and at some point, football gets added into the equation.

Is there anything wrong with this? Not at all! For some families, they put their spin on Thanksgiving entirely. There isn’t a Thanksgiving rule book we all need to follow. But what if you want more out of your Thanksgiving this year? You may have always wanted to be more involved in your community, or remotely, but have no idea how to go about doing it.

Alone for Thanksgiving? I’ve been there, and it can be a bit of a drag. Some years I have been alone by choice, other times it was by circumstances, but regardless it is easy to fall into a funk. The good news about being alone is that you get to do whatever you want! You can completely get out of your comfort zone and try something new. (more…)

6 Ways To Make The Most Of This Thanksgiving

6 Ways To Make The Most Of This Thanksgiving

What began as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and the preceding year, Thanksgiving has taken a bit of a new direction over the years. Thanksgiving has become commercialized, like most holidays inevitably end up becoming, we all eat far too much (guilty as charged right here), and at some point, football gets added into the equation. Is there anything wrong with this? Not at all! For some families, they put their spin on Thanksgiving entirely….

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262,800 minutes

262,800 minutes

Adjust; verb; to change (something) so that it fits, corresponds, or conforms; adapt; accommodate. I’ve been thinking a lot about adjustments the last few weeks and the multitude of things that we all adjust to, no matter where life happens to take us. How long our commute to work is, where we live, how far away we are from family, the passing of an election year. These are all things that many people will adjust to depending on their circumstances. …

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New Year, New You?

New Year, New You?

A new year. A chance to reinvent yourself into the “best” version of you. According to StatisticsBrain.com, roughly 45% of all Americans make a new years resolution.  At the top of the list of tings that people wish to improve with themselves you will find “lose weight,” “getting organized,” and “spend less, save more” just to name a few. Percentage of people who achieve their new year’s resolution? 8%. I’m sure I’m not the only one who sees social media…

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Don’t forget India

Don’t forget India

This morning I found myself falling back into an old habit; mindlessly scrolling through Facebook while I wake up. I stumbled upon a comment in a military spouse group I’m a member of “Congratulations to all those selected for Quantico!” I flew out of bed as if the house were on fire. I scrambled down the stairs with my eye mask still halfway over my right eye, one sock missing and my pajama pant leg pushed up I was a…

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