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April 2016

Around the Web

Must-Reads from Around the Web | April Edition

April 29, 2016

One of my favorite things I’ve read this month is the first article on my list of Must-Reads for April, How to Find Your True Calling.

There’s one thing you can be sure of: you won’t find your dream by standing still.

How true is that?! Other articles I found inspiring this month include an insightful Q&A with “power player” and mom Mandana Dayani, a peek into the habits of highly successful #bossladies, a new diet craze and an encouraging post about finding the courage to start a second career. I hope you enjoy them all!

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Home construction update

Home Construction Update | April

Ever since we got the agreement signed with the builders, I’ve been (obsessively) checking the progress of the home’s construction. Not because I’m a micro-manager, but because I treasure every single sign of progress. Since we broke ground in early April, there have been…

April 27, 2016
Food + Drink

Heritage Recipe

Norwegian Holiday Cookies from Grandma’s recipe box. My Grandma Verna was a good, simple cook. She never got too fancy in the kitchen, but her food was always hearty and delicious. Mostly, I remember her cookies. She seemed to always have chocolate chip cookies…

April 26, 2016

Charming Chattanooga

I’ve said it before, but one of the best things about moving to a new place is getting to explore. Chattanooga isn’t the largest city we’ve lived in, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in natural beauty. Recently my in-laws…

April 22, 2016

Life in Bloom

In my 1-year blog birthday post, I introduced my lifestyle philosophy of a Life in Bloom. Life in Bloom means cultivating a full life that is simple, graceful and attainable that makes everyone around you feel valued and loved.…

April 20, 2016
Spring cleaning
Home Tips

Spring Cleaning for a Happy Home

Spring cleaning: do you love it or hate it? I personally love it. When the days start to turn warmer I love to throw open the windows, toss away old junk and do a deep clean of the entire house.…

April 14, 2016

Sunflower Magnolia Turns One!

Let’s celebrate S | M’s first birthday! Can you believe Sunflower Magnolia has been live for a year!? Time has certainly flown by but they say it always does when you’re having fun. It’s hard to believe but seems totally appropriate that this is…

April 7, 2016