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The BEST Holiday Gift Ideas for Home Gardeners

In a world that praises success and achievement, it can feel counter-intuitive to engage in an activity purely for the joy of it. But having a hobby that brings you joy and enriches your life is the ultimate sanity-saver! After the year that was 2020, I think we can all see the benefit of pursing

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Holiday Gift Guide: Farm Girl Edition

After a slow start to this year, it seems unreal that the holidays are ALMOST here! With Christmas just a short month away, now seems as good as time as any to get started with my gift shopping list. I’ve always been a last minute shopper, but with so much uncertainty around shipping times, I’m

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5 Feel-Good Instagram Accounts You Really Need to Follow!

It’s Week 7 of quarantine here in Michigan and while I am eagerly awaiting the day when this “Stay At Home” order is lifted, I can’t help but feel grateful for this slower-paced season that has been forced upon us.  With all of the schools currently shut-down due to the pandemic, we’ve had more help

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How I Balance Healthy Living with Being a Farmer

There’s this common misconception (especially among women) that you can’t have a busy schedule and still live a healthy lifestyle. Somewhere along the line, we’ve gotten it stuck in our heads that we have to choose one or the other. But here’s what I’ve realized after years of living a fast-paced life: >>> Sacrificing your

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5 Best Books Every Woman Needs to Read Right Now!

If I’m being honest- I’m not the type of person that gets sentimental when a new year rolls around… It’s not that I don’t enjoy reminiscing on the memories of the past year- it’s just that my Type A personality would much rather focus on the clean slate that lay ahead of me than anything

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10 Things Every Single Woman Wants the World to Know

This isn’t a normal blog post for me. Typically, I use this online space to share stories + insights concerning women’s health and wellness. Truly, there’s nothing more that I enjoy than helping women achieve success with their fitness journeys. Related: 5 Hacks to Stop Wasting Time in the Gym But this post regarding ‘single

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21 Books that Radically Transformed My Life

I know it sounds dramatic and a bit far-fetched to say that a book changed my life but hear me out. You see, this past year didn’t exactly pan out the way I had anticipated. After a rough couple of years spent in my twenties, I was hoping that turning 30 would open new doors

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A Lesson in Happiness I Never Expected to Learn

No matter what the calendar may say, it still feels like winter here in this little ole West Michigan town… Now, I don’t hate winter. In fact, I rather enjoy how beautiful a white snowfall looks when it blankets the landscape + there’s something truly special about celebrating all the winter holidays. BUT if I’m

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The Importance of a Gratitude Journal

Gratitude Journal: The Unexpected Benefits of Gratitude

It’s officially the start of Thanksgiving week, and I have to admit- the older I get, the more I appreciate the simplicity of this November holiday. There’s no big tree to hunt down and decorate. No eggs to hide in anticipation of a scavenger hunt, no costumes to create or trick-or-treat candy to buy, and

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The Importance of Exercise When You Have a Physically Active Job

Is Exercise Necessary When I Have a Physically Active Job?

It’s pretty common these days to live a sedentary lifestyle. For the majority of us, sitting is just something we do- whether it be in the car during our morning commute, at the office while working at our desks, or on the couch as night as we scroll on our smartphones while binge watching our

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