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Virginia Prescott
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Head Over To My New Space!
I have loved blogging from this space for almost 6 years now, but blogging from blogger is limited and I felt that if I wanted to take my writing more seriously, if I wanted to pursue what I love, then I needed to work on creating a space that can grow with...

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When Money Finds Purpose
I am feeling really good about this no shopping thing. Most of the time. I am human. It is not that the desire to buy has completely gone away. I still want things but the decision to not buy has been made infinitely easier. I was spending so much time thin...

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It Feels Like Living
Lately my mind has been flitting to and fro from various ideas and aspirations. I have created a ginormous grab bag of "Things I Want to Do" and feel frustrated at its weight and discomfort. Each day I mentally go over my goals and how to accomplish them al...

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Taking Care
My vigor for paying off our student loan as quickly as possible led me down a murky path where it felt like everything was denied. It wasn't that we couldn't afford things, but rather we had to make a choice about money going towards student loans or not. S...

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Snapshots
This was weird week, but aren't all weeks a little weird. My car battery died on Monday; thankfully I was parked right next to my mother-in-law (she watched the children while I got my car going once again). I finally signed up at a gym. After working at a ...

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Snapshots
This week has been all about finding our routine again with winter break being over. We watched too many Christmas movies, naps were all over the place, we came and went as we pleased. I don't regret it one bit though. Breaking routine every now and then is...

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5 Days In
December 31st 2015: I feel like I HAVE to shop. More than a simple desire, the pressure to buy feels immense. I want one last day of bliss. So after a dental appointment and some extra time thanks to my mother-in-law, I head to where my love of shopping all...

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A Brightness of Hope
The other day the world was a sky sandwich. White clouds hung overhead as a slice of clear blue sky hung near the horizon, everything below was illuminated by the fresh foot of snow that covered the valley. I smiled happy that it would be the first white Ch...

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Snapshots
Thank you for all of the support for my New Year's Resolution this week. I have spent so much time convincing myself  I could NOT do it, and then so many of you expressed such kind confidence in me any residual fear was blasted away. Kindness is powerful. I...

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No Shopping for a Year
Last week I mentioned challenging myself more seriously to do away with excess consumerism and focusing even more on what matters most. Well if you can believe it, starting in January I am doing a major decrease in shopping. Inspired by the blog Blonde on a...
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