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The Struggle is Real, My Friends!

Posted by Courtney Frye on

Bear with me, y'all! This past Sunday, the sermon at church was on addiction and sin's deceitfulness. Not your average Sunday morning pick-me-up but a raw, emotional and moving service in realizing we are all human. We make mistakes. We struggle. And we often hide behind facades so as not to look flawed in the eyes of others.  There was a time near the end of the service where, if felt led, you could go speak to and pray with a deacon about whatever you may be addicted to or struggling with. Having never smoked a cigarette in my life and...

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April's Adoption Fundraising Results

Posted by Courtney Frye on

My heart was overflowing with joy last week as I sat down to write the check for the Vick's as a result of YOUR support last month through our Shop for a Cause efforts! From the online orders and Trunk Show sales to the donations given directly to the cause, you all showed up and shopped. Every order and sale warmed my heart and theirs!  We committed to donating 30% of all April sales to the Vick's adoption fundraising efforts and when I first went to Meredith with the idea, I told her that I was hopeful that I'd be able...

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Adios to April : Our Highs & Lows From Last Month

Posted by Courtney Frye on

We’ve closed the books on April 2018 and while the month went by in the blink of an eye, it also seemed to drag on f-o-r-e-v-e-r! Anyone else feel that way? Regardless, I wanted to pay tribute to the highs and lows of this past month before Marching right on into May! Read on, my friends!   HIGH :: We kicked off our April campaign of donating 30% of all sales towards the domestic adoption fundraising of our friends, Meredith & Bobby Vick! You guys blew my socks off!!! I had a goal in mind of what I was hopeful...

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Spring Staples: From My Wardrobe To Yours

Posted by Courtney Frye on

  During the great Closet Purge of April, I paired down my wardrobe quite a bit. And by quite a bit, I mean three giant lawn-sized trash bags full of clothes, shoes, pajamas, intimates, scarves, leggings, dresses and the like.  When I walk into my closet now, I'm less overwhelmed by the excess. It was time to say farewell to the stuff I never wore or would "maybe one day fit back in." Gone. Adios! It's outta here. The goal here is not to fill my closet with more stuff but rather make do with fewer choices and invest in...

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My Quest for Simplified Living

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Shauna Niequist says it perfectly in her book Present Over Perfect when she compares the swirling mess around us to that of the dust swirling around Pig-Pen from Charlie Brown. And most days, I feel like I'm living in a big, huge pig pen.   Yes, part of it is just this season of life - two working parents of 6 yr. old & 2 yr. old boys with week night commitments out the wazoo. But let's be honest here. Some people are born with that cleaning gene and you know who you are! You always have a cloth in...

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