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Top Ten Tuesday - Books We Love

Hi there! Sheltering in place has given us more time to read, and there are so many great books out there to choose from. Here are our top fav reads from the past few years. It was sooo hard to distill these down to just ten, so we included two extras! Each was well worth the time and are highly recommended. Check these out: The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century / Steven Watts Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the Bitter Partnership That Changed America / Les Standiford The Four Hour Workweek /...

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Motivational Monday - The Wolf You Feed

Hi neighbors! Every Monday we share a motivational quote to help jumpstart your workweek. Today’s kickstart contains ancient wisdom from a Native American quote: "There is a battle of two wolves inside each of us. One wolf is evil–it represents anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other wolf is good–it represents joy, peace, love, hope humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins is the one you feed." Find inspiration to be a better person within this Native American proverb print, which features a simple rustic tribal wolf illustration. It’s available from our online shop professionally printed...

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Spotlight Sunday - Alone

Good day! To begin each week we feature a single product from our online shop, to help you get aquatinted with some of our favorite products. To keep our blog useful, relevant, and interesting we promise to only focus on our shop’s offerings once each week. If one day in seven is enough for the Good Lord, it should be enough for us, too. Today’s featured print offers timely wisdom that speaks directly to us during these challenging times of uncertainty and fear: "All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone." Penned hundreds...

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Spiritual Saturday - The Worm

Hi friends! We end each week on an inspirational note, with a feature called “Spiritual Saturday.” Nothing preachy, just some genuine thoughts from us designed to lift your thoughts to things above...  To my tastebuds, there’s nothing that can quite compare with a juicy home grown tomato. One late spring afternoon I unfurled the hose to give our collection of seven heirloom variety tomato plants a good soaking. My wife and I have found growing backyard tomatoes to be fairly easy and very enjoyable. Sometimes we have grown them in a raised bed, other times in a pot on the...

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Fun Fact Friday - Florida

Hi again! Friday posts are dedicated to sharing fun filled facts about us, our lives, our family - brief details that give you a glimpse into just who runs this little corner of the internet and will hopefully help you get to know us better. We’ve called central Florida home since 2003, and here are four of our favorite things about living in the south: The weather. Summertime may be hot and humid, but afternoon thunderstorms ease the sweating. And 70s in December? Yes, please! The beach. Here you’re never more than 60 miles from the coast, with a choice...

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