Lifestyle

My first year visual journaling

Today I am excited to share with you guys a project that I’m really proud of. A couple of years ago I saw an amazing series of drawing that an artist did illustrating everyday life. It inspired me so for a year I did a drawing every day of my life, my friends, my family, my boyfriend, my job, and…

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Culture, Lifestyle

How to beat Christmas materialism

OK, as of this week, it’s Christmas! If you’re anything like me (and judging by my Facebook feed, a lot of people are) Christmas is your favorite season of the year. Gatherings of family and friends, a respite from school, cozy evenings by the fire, Christmas music, beautiful lights, Santa — I could go on for hours. But it seems…

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Activities, Prayer

Printable prayer advent calendar

As I write this it’s 5 days until Thanksgiving, and while yes, I have been thinking about what I’m thankful for, I have to admit that I’ve also been thinking even more about the approach of my favorite holiday of the year, Christmas. Even now that I’m older and the presents aren’t so important, and since I’m working full-time and…

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