5 Tips for Accepting Criticism (Without Getting Mad)

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It’s been a long while since I’ve written here. I’m thankful that people have been visiting in my absence and suppose happiness can be given no matter when it was posted. Still, I’m happy to be back! Something I have dealt with my whole life (and still deal with) is accepting criticism. Anyone in my close […]

This Photographer Found Her Abandoned Childhood Home and Took the Most Amazing Photos in It!

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Photographer LaNola Stone found her now abandoned childhood home in Utah and created a series of images called “Memories Abandoned”. The portraits below capture LaNola’s childhood experiences in the selfsame location. According to LaNola’s SPE National profile, Themes explored within the images are the impermanence of time, the deterioration of memory and space, inevitability of change and through […]

The 19 Best Couples DIY Halloween Costumes

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If you’re like me, you’ve been scavenging the internet trying to find a great Halloween costume for you and your friend, spouse, mate, date, whatever. I’ve collected a few that stood out at the funniest or most clever. Make sure to tell us which one is your favorite, or what you’re going as this halloween […]

Fruit Wine Tasting at Amherst Farm Winery

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This weekend my husband and I wanted to do something fun that allowed us to take in the beautiful autumn scenery and get out of the city without spending hundreds of dollars on an overnight getaway. We pondered…maybe Maine for the day? Or hiking in New Hampshire? Hm. Neither of those excited us. Vermont was […]

How to Feel Confident by Making Your Own Rules

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I’m making this a short post. I need to work in about 5 minutes, but this idea was on my heart and I wanted to share it with you. Confidence is hard to come by these days. At each turn we see images of what we should look like, how we should act, and public […]