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Gratitude in Avila Beach

About Gratitude and Sunny Days

What are you grateful for? Gratitude is one of the most important keys to success and happiness. In her book The Charisma Myth , Olivia Fox Cabane talks about the importance of gratitude to have a positive presence and to project an energy that will make people

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Holiday Randomness

Blah. Just some unedited, untouched photos. Dust on tables, dirty floor, dog door in the background. This is what a an ordinary extraordinary life feels like. No makeup.  

Conscious Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide for the Conscious Consumer

If you have been breaking your head trying to figure out how to pick gifts that have meaning and don’t conflict with your consumer habits, this is the shopping guide for you. Everything on this list can be appreciated by anyone, they don’t have to

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Gift Ideas for the Holidays

I bet you’ve been overwhelmed by the eternal dilemma  of what to give to these people you like, but that you might not know very well. I am sure many of my gifts to people have ended up in some dark closet, just where some of

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The 30 day hiking challenge

About 30 days ago… I started this on Tuesday, October 21st and the next day, when I went hiking again, I decided that I was going to make it a 30 day project, since I live a block away from one of the best trails

An eco-friendly Anniversary

An Eco-Friendly Anniversary

Do you ever feel like having fun means spending money and that hitting the cool spots is a requirement for a special occasion?  A minimalist lifestyle makes you challenge your definitions of a gift or a special evening, but in our search for finding ourselves