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1 Day in Athens, Greece: Places to Stay, Eat, and See

My husband and I just returned from a week long trip in Greece. I blogged about our experience in Santorini, but I want to write…

Santorini, Greece Travel Guide

My favorite thing to do is to travel. When I think of my “ideal future” it consist of the majority of my time jet setting…

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The Surprising Album I Have on Repeat – Just Give it a Listen, K?

My husband calls me the human jukebox. He’s not wrong. My music preference ranges from Frank Sinatra to ACDC to Taylor Swift to Eminem. I’m…

Changing My Life in 2019

How I am Changing my Life in 2019 Post Trauma: Accountability and Intentionality

2018 was a diff… blah blah blah, we’ve heard it all before. Honestly, I’m over it. It’s such a weird place to be to want…

Encouraging Confidence and Imagination with Hooray Heroes!

If you are a long time reader, you may have noticed I don’t often share product reviews. As someone who strives to live more intentionally…

What You Need to Know Before Adopting a Pet for Christmas

As someone who volunteers at an animal shelter, I see an increase in animal adoptions during the Christmas season. Obviously I feel a little pitter…

6 Ways to Give Back During the Christmas Season (For all Budgets and Schedules)

If I’m being real, which who are we kidding, I always am. Hold back? Never! But if we are continuing to be real, I questioned…

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How Experiencing Trauma Made me More Empathetic

I know what you’re thinking upon reading the title of this post – duh, trauma will make any person more empathetic. I get it. It…


6 Things I Learned Through Trauma Therapy

By this point you have read here, here, and here that 2018 has been an exceptionally difficult year for me. And not just for me,…

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Tara Creel

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