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Leaving NJ

Two months ago today, we left New Jersey. The leaving became its own story… Baby Brother was a little disappointed that I was going to leave NJ before his birthday. I assured him that I was call or video chat. With the pandemic going on, it wasn’t as though we were going to have a […]

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Showings

Have you ever sold a house? It’s exciting and stressful. But the biggest pain in the ass, in my opinion, are the showings! Not to mention doing them amid a pandemic! The worst thing about showings is having to keep your house clean while trying to finish projects and packing. I mean, who wants to […]

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Step 1?

The first step to moving is deciding to move, I suppose. But let’s assume we’ve done that and we’re on to the “real” first step. But what is the logical “real” first step? I’m willing to bet that most people would say figure out where you want to move to. For us, that was done […]

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Online Shopping

What have you bought that you hadn’t seen in person first? With the internet and all of the online stores, I’m sure you have bought something – shoes, clothes, furniture. But have you bought a house? Seriously. Have you seen a house online during a pandemic when you were ready to move and decided to […]

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Expectations Will Ruin Your Life

Have you said any of these things? I know I have heard them plenty throughout my life, out of my own mouth and others’ mouths. Expectations. That is the reason things and events turn out like crap. Well, they don’t actually turn out like crap (most of the time), they just turn out differently than […]

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My Journey

Joining the TEAm

When we last saw our heroine, she was walking down a path which she expected would take her to her goal of having the security of a salary with the flexibility of owning her own business with a particular direct selling company. What she didn’t know was how quickly paths curve! I had been with […]

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Joining a Team & the Curve in the Path

I articulated my heart’s desire. I asked for a way to help me get to my desired end result of having the security of a salary with the flexibility of owning my own business. Things started to line up and fall into place. A few months after getting my hands dirty while planting the garden […]

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Time to Spice it Up

I originally started this blog with the intention to write inspirational things – on a regular basis – to help people realize their potential and that anything is possible. I started it shortly after a dear friend shared his vision of a new business venture with me. He said, “if I gave you $20,000 right […]

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Putting it Out Into the Universe

About 3.5 years ago I started to fall into a funk. My husband was running his own business and I was working full time for a company and manager that I really liked. Bambino was 8, which, for the most part, is a really cool age and I was commuting 2 hours a day which […]

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Authentic TLC (That’s Me)

Merriam-Webster has a few definitions of “authenic” but this is the one I am most interested in right now… 3: true to one’s own personality, spirit, or character //is sincere and authentic with no pretensions In working my tea business and spending time on social media, I have learned quite a bit about what one should do in […]