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One Proposal for an Improved Marriage

Today’s guest blogger is Lori Lipsky. She shares how she and her husband have had some great conversations about books. She also figured out a solution for when their tastes differ. Love this! Mr. Repurposed and Upcycled Life doesn’t love books like I do. In fact, he would rank books at the bottom of his list […]

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Sweet in the Middle: She Loves Her Sandwich-Cookie Life

Today’s guest blogger is Robin Steinweg. I love how she has found sweetness in the midst of her life experience as a caregiver and then after losing her parents. She shares some helpful tips if you feel stuck in the middle. Stuck Sweet in the Middle by Robin Steinweg Do you ever feel you’re in that […]

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Grinning through Hurricane Harvey and Beyond

My guest blogger today is Kathy Carlton Willis, the Grin Gal. Kathy wrote this before Hurricane Harvey hit the town where she lives in Texas, yet if you knew her, you’d have solid evidence that she does live what she says. Kathy grinned her way through a week without electricity and water, which means without […]

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Savoring the Not-So-Perfect Life

by Michelle Rayburn When I was young, my mother cooked most meals from scratch, baked six loaves of bread every week and canned enough vegetables to feed the neighborhood if we ever had to retreat to a bomb shelter. But on occasion, we had TV dinners when she worked the evening shift at the hospital […]