Show notes from podcasts, articles about resources, practical real-life tips to inspire you to repurpose your own struggles or challenges into growth opportunities, stories about repurposed life, and fun before-and-after ideas.

Michelle loves books, all things trash-to-treasure, and helping women discover hope - something she hopes you enjoy in every episode!

 

 


 

Perfectionism, Paint and Peace

Learn how perfectionism might be what’s frustrating you in your journey toward weight loss and wellness. Embrace the imperfection of a good shabby chic paint makeover and get a DIY recipe for chalk paint for your next project, big or small. Learn more about a book that helps with taming your inner critic.

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Simplify, Toss Out, Refurbish and Move Forward

Take the challenge to purge something from your closet, schedule, or cupboards and enjoy the freedom of simplifying! See how a little paint can transform a plywood built-in cabinet into something classy. And learn more about how a new book is helping people heal from grief. Whether your next project is simplifying and tossing, re-doing something that needs a makeover, or moving forward from grief, we’d love to hear your story!

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Importance of Making Time for Me, Guilt-Free

In this issue: Learn why repurposing is just a way of appreciating the story in broken things, be inspired to make self-care a regular part of your life with no guilt, and learn more about a new book that’s coming out that helps you discover God in the midst of everyday life. This post marks the beginning of a new format for my blog! The new magazine-style format will include three elements in each issue: 1) a practical real-life article to inspire you to repurpose your own struggles or challenges into growth opportunities, 2) a fun repurposed or before-and-after idea, […]

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Michelle and Phil Rayburn talk about their upcoming book and share a little of their story. "Classic Marriage" is for any couple who want to grow their communication and strengthen their relationship.

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ASK ME ANYTHING: I'm going to be recording several podcast episodes with my husband. One is an "ask me anything" question and answer time. What questions would you like to hear us answer on the episode?

We're specifically going to be talking about being married for 30 years as we get ready to launch our book, "Classic Marriage: Staying in Love as the Odometer Climbs."
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A classic is something of high quality and lasting value. In a marriage there will be hours of maintenance work, tinkering, breakdowns, meltdowns, blowups, cute photo ops, wear and tear, overhauls, memories, vacations, celebrations, and repairs. There will be moments where you haul yourselves back to “the garage” for work. Like a trusty old truck, a classic marriage isn’t perfect, but who can put a price tag on it? ... See MoreSee Less

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Clever and pretty!🤗 Fun Craft Idea... 🚶‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️ 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏽
TAP THIS LINK 👇 www.facebook.com/109232152444464/posts/3143005099067139/?d=n 🤗When you’re on a walk, collect some sticks and rocks! 🎨 Paint a board or leave it rustic and natural. Also paint the rocks or leave them natural too. 🌻🌼🌸 Glue them on with any glue you have at home and let it dry overnight. 🌙 Add it to your gallery wall or set it outside to brighten up your porch! 🤗 Have FUN!!! 💙💚
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My friend Kassie did another fantastic before-and-after project!! Don't you love the color and the lights and the wood on the back of this hutch? Is it ok to say I'm jealous of her talent? Thanks for sharing Kassie Mullins! ... See MoreSee Less

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This is a cute little upcycle project!Get Owlish with metal cans and lids/caps! Great Garden Art! ... See MoreSee Less

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