dream chasers | no. 2

I’m so excited and honored to introduce the next inspiring lady in the Dream Chaser series, Jenna Leigh Kutcher. Its impossible to sum Jenna up in one sentence so I’ll just say that she’s one of the most authentic, fun, talented people I have ever met – plus she’s an amazing photographer and painter slash superwoman small

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two wolves

Someone posted this on Facebook a while back; I really loved it and meant to file it away for later. I forgot to do so, but came across it the other day in a book I was reading. So good and so true. An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is

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changes – part 2

As I wrote the previous post about our upcoming move from Seattle back to the DC area, I started reflecting on all of the ways I’ve changed and grown during our time here. Its hard to believe that nearly three years have passed! But there are definitely some differences (some silly, some serious) between me then

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lessons

A few lessons I’ve learned in work and in life: Be nice to everyone. Seriously, everyone. The cashier. The taxi driver. Your colleagues (for goodness sakes, especially the facilities and IT people; they can make your life much easier – or much harder…) The CEO and the janitor. Your neighbors. Even people who aren’t very nice

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words to live by | no. 7

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most.






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books to inspire

I get asked for book recommendations all the time. I absolutely love telling others about books I think they’ll enjoy, so I wanted to start sharing them here too. I’m usually reading at least 3 books at any given time, and lately at least one of them is something spiritual or thought-provoking. Here are three great books that

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gold dust woman

One of my biggest and longest running girl crushes is the one and only Stevie Nicks. Blame it on my wild heart. ← That was a Stevie Nicks reference ; ) This woman is just such a legend. Her voice is incredible and so unique; and she practically pioneered the quintessential effortless hippie-chic style, with

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changes – part 1

Changes are coming! We are moving! And its no small move – all the way from west coast to east; the reverse of a trip we made more than two and a half years ago. My husband (then my new fiance) and I moved to Seattle from Washington, DC in early 2012 and it’s been

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