The Influence Conference…My First Thoughts

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I’m back….from Influence.  From Indianapolis.  Back to reality.  But the great thing is my reality is different.   I knew I oughtto go to Influence Conference.  I wanted to support my friend Jessi.  I wanted to sleep in a hotel.  I wanted to learn the art of blogging as a business.  I bought my ticket, made […]

Giving Up On…Saving Money

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 Time for another ‘giving up on good” link up with Naptime Diaries and The Tiny Twig.  Sharing something “good” we are giving up so we can do something “better.”  And the hard part: giving up the guilt, too. I have some kind of exciting news.  No, I’m not pregnant.  Southern Writers Magazine hosted a short […]

Influence Conference

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 Have ya’ll heard about the Influence Conference?  The event in Indianapolis where lots of ladies will be getting together to learn about the best way to use their very own influence to encourage, to inspire and to transform.     Guess who’s going……ME! I have been wrestling for weeks with this decision.  Mostly stressing about […]

Giving up on good…..Respecting Other’s Time

Time for another ‘giving up on good” link up with Naptime Diaries and The Tiny Twig.  Sharing something “good” we are giving up so we can do something “better.”  And the hard part: giving up the guilt, too.            About a year ago we moved back to Charleston.  I have met so many fun […]

Giving up on Reading Books for Smarty Pants

 Time for another ‘giving up on good” link up with Naptime Diaries and The Tiny Twig.  Sharing something “good” we are giving up so we can do something “better.”  And the hard part: giving up the guilt, too.  I love to read.  I always have.  When I was growing up my parents would send me […]

Giving up on Coupons

So it’s time for another “Giving up on Good” post with Naptime Diaries and the Tiny Twig.  As the name of my blog points out, I am the envelope keeper in our family.  I’m the one who spends the money.  As a stay at home mommy who doesn’t contribute to the budget financially, I put […]

Giving Up on Shampoo

Ok, so I’m participating in another blog link up.  This one is a little different.  It comes with an assignment to “confess” something that is generally considered to be “good” that you have given up to make room for something else.  Hopefully something better.  As a new mama, lots of things have fallen by the […]