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Trying New Things: Native Natural Body Care

Self care is an important factor in our mental health. Whether it's enjoying a cup of tea, a quiet moment alone, or diving into a good book, each little way of enjoying "me time" greatly improves our mood. For me, taking a shower with lovely smelling bath products and feeling fresh and clean is essential… Continue reading Trying New Things: Native Natural Body Care

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Mosquito Bites

I have been mid-sized to plus sized pretty much my whole life. I mean seriously, I even weighed over ten pounds at birth! Yes, I am fat... (See? I said it and it doesn't bother me)... but in a lot of ways, my body was just built sturdier. No matter what I do, I will… Continue reading Mosquito Bites

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Burn It All Down

As I have shared before, I am a girl who lives by her planner. I have maintained a paper planner since high school and feel completely lost without it. To me, there's something therapeutic about filling the calendar with my plans, hopes, and dreams in all their color coded, sticker covered glory. I spend hours… Continue reading Burn It All Down

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A Love Letter Time Capsule

Twenty years ago today, on a bright summer afternoon in the middle of Ohio, I married my soul mate. The day was beautiful, wonderful, and perfect. I remember how jittery I felt waking up that morning, the way my dad's whole body trembled all the way down the aisle, and the look of pure love… Continue reading A Love Letter Time Capsule

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Every Hair Tells A Story

With enough money and the right tools, a person can look pretty much however they want to. (Dolly Parton does it with absolute pride!) You can be thinner, have a smaller nose or bigger boobs, reduce your wrinkles or plump up your lips, have amazingly contoured cheeks and make every grey hair disappear. We all… Continue reading Every Hair Tells A Story