When I started the process of creating my first book, Make it Happen, I knew nothing about writing books! But, with my magazine publishing background, I knew that I’d likely have some knowledge (and strong opinions) about covers. People often judge actual books by their covers, and a great cover is one that matches the heart of…

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Never in my life did I think I would be writing a series on my blog about GARDENING. What is happening here?! Image by my friend Gina Zeidler. Friends, I am an unlikely gardener. I have killed a lot of plants in my life! For the majority of my existence, I didn’t understand how people loved spending time with…

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With all the forward focus on the year ahead, it’s easy to forget that 2016 isn’t over yet! There’s still time to finish this year strong, no matter how the other 350 days of the year have been. But, finishing strong to me doesn’t mean doing it all, or checking items off a to-do list. These words…

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We sat in a team meeting, trying to come up with an answer to this question: How do we help people more often than just once a year with our annual print magazine? Social media is great. Blogs are great. But, holding something in your hands is a different experience. It has the potential to become part of your everyday…

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