3 Things to Keep In Mind When Shopping Second-Hand

When I would think of thrift stores and consignment shops I would envision dirty, poorly lit spaces with clothing that couldn’t possibly be stylish or in good condition. Years later, through some humbling and personal experience, I’ve found that this image that I had had in my mind couldn’t be farther from the truth. While shopping second-hand can be hit or miss, for the most part it is really an enjoyable experience.

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Is Your Home Making You Sick?

Our homes are supposed to be our refuge but did you know that they could also be making us sick?  Asthma, headaches, coughing, and allergies are just a few of the signs that you may need to make some changes to your home.  Lucky for you, we've outlined some of the problem areas and what you can do to create a healthier environment for you and your family!

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Let's Talk About the Hard Stuff: Decluttering Photographs, Journals & Letters

I think that most of us could agree that some of the hardest items to sort through and to let go of are old: photographs, cards and letters. Compared to most of the other items in our homes, these are some of the most sentimental. Sorting through we find accounts of our childhood and adult years, words of encouragement, funny stories, and accounts of daily life.

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The Story of "Making Room for Peace"

The name "making room for peace" actually came to me during that time of anxiety and questioning.  I had had another blog at the time that had experienced some relative success but had started to feel superficial to me.  I knew that just as with my spiritual life, I wanted something with more depth, that discussed topics such as decluttering and faith. 

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