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Freebie Friday: Holiday Bookmarks

Relax; it's December! Christmas vacation is here (or almost), and you deserve a break. Light the fire, grab a blanket, and crack open that book you've been meaning to read. And when it's time to leave for that holiday party or take the cookies out of the oven, use a festive bookmark! Click here, enter… Continue reading Freebie Friday: Holiday Bookmarks

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October: Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

It's been six months since I miscarried my first child. Six months since I joined a club of women none of us want to be in. Six months of learning how incredibly common miscarriage is and how many of the couples in my wider circle have experienced pregnancy loss. Six months of asking why (I… Continue reading October: Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

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Freebie Friday: Back to School Edition

This freebie has ended. It's August, which means the school year is just around the corner (or already here for some of you!). And according to Pinterest, every parent is required to get a "First Day of School" pic, right? 🙂 Whether you're the type of parent to follow those rules or not, I've saved… Continue reading Freebie Friday: Back to School Edition

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Travel: Great Plains & the Badlands

Last week I served as leader/chaperone for a group of high schoolers at Prairie SERVE. Besides doing work in Sioux City, Iowa and on the Winnebago Reservation in Nebraska, we traveled to a few other reservations, historical Native American sites, and Badlands National Park at the end of the week. Here are some of my… Continue reading Travel: Great Plains & the Badlands

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Freebie Friday: Last-Minute Father’s Day Card

The window for this Freebie is over. If you’d like to purchase this PDF, contact me! That's right: Father's Day is this weekend! Did you forget? In case you're a last-minute planner (like me), I whipped up this card and built it to be printed at home: it's designed for a regular 8.5" x 11" black… Continue reading Freebie Friday: Last-Minute Father’s Day Card

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Design Inspiration: Color Palettes

Sometimes I just get stuck in the same pattern of design, and I need to force myself to experiment. A soothing & creative activity, I've found, is creating simple color palettes. They also inspire me to combine and see colors in new ways. I've begun sharing a palette of the day on my Instagram story.… Continue reading Design Inspiration: Color Palettes