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Gift Guide for Littles

When it comes to shopping for little ones, we have a bit of experience. Life as an aunt is by far one of my favorite parts of life. With 8 nieces and nephews (2 biological, 6 as honorary title), I have been able to love and watch little ones grow and thrive throughout the years….

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Advent: Embracing the Unexpected

At the end of every year, reflection comes into play. For many of us, the holiday season brings up memories. Family can surround and support or equally make us question. Singleness or married, there’s expectations with every relationship. Traveling at the holiday or simply finding ourselves with one day off and staying behind for work…

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A Healthier Holiday: Recipes + Tips

When it comes to eating over the holiday season, the average American gains 7 lbs from Thanksgiving to the New Year. Are there ways to still enjoy the festivities without gaining weight? There totally is! Today we wanted to share with you a few of our favorite recipes allowing for an amazing healthy holiday. (And…

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The Dude Gift Guide

Shopping for the men in your life somehow feels notoriously hard. I don’t know if it’s the classic styles that persist for men from year to year, or it’s simply that I’m not yet married, but shopping for gents seems to always be a challenge. This year, I’m focusing on quality items and few things…

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Gift Guides are Now Live!

If you’re anything like me, this December has flown by. Over the past week, we sat down and completed all of our Christmas shopping in an hour and a half. Whether you’re feeling on the ball or haven’t even started, these are some of our favorite gift guides for the holiday season. Over the next…

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Advent: Embracing the Quiet

Fresh blankets of snow. Moments by a fire. Cozy vibes all around, right? But when was the last time you allowed a sacred stillness to come? To bring quiet and simplicity to the noise? To sit with a good Father and choose stillness, to choose being in his presence no longer preoccupied with religious activity,…

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A Holiday Home Tour

Embracing the newness of my home (you can read about the move and settling in here) and the first Christmas in this space, I was ready to embrace things that felt both classic and like a winter wonderland as well. While I didn’t flock my tree, it is cloaked with sprigs of fresh pine, california…

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Maker Stories: Jason Miller of Jaybird Chocolate

Once you meet Jason, you know you’ve met a visionary. Someone who is creative, looks forward, and can quickly reimagine something different. Today, we wanted to sit down with Jason and discover his story behind making as he ventures into chocolate. Keep reading for the full interview after the jump! How did it all start?…

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Picking the Perfect Tree at Lassen National Forest

What’s better than picking out a Christmas tree? Heading to Lassen, playing in the snow, and having a cup of french press coffee. While I’ve lived in Redding for going on 5 years, this was the first time I made this trip and have a feeling it will become an annual holiday tradition. Unlike the…

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