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What's the Big Deal About Wearing Sweatpants?

Miss Meredith Sweetpea grew up with a Southern grandmother who required certain standards for a lady. We were to smile prettily, be dainty, and look our best at all times. 485 more words

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Which Comes First--the Dress or the Hat?

The hat or the dress…which do you choose first when selecting your outfit? Surrounding the Kentucky Derby and other high-end horse races where memorable hats are the vogue, it is a question… 274 more words

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Secrets to Love: Respect

While reading through one of her favorite books, Miss Meredith Sweetpea came across a section titled: Secrets to love: Respect. She’d like to share those words with you here, in hopes that all might glean a bit of insight into making your love life a little sweeter. 370 more words

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Contentment, For Real: Guest Post by Grace Cabalka

“Don’t cry and I’ll give you a dollar.”

This is a phrase I often heard as a young girl growing up in a stoic family. This command became a way of life for me. 495 more words


Being Present Amidst Pain

Pain. I thought I knew what that word meant. I had delivered three sons via caesarean. When my third son was born, I had a terrible cold, including a cough,. 623 more words

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Why Ask Why? Three Questions that Move You Toward Deeper Understanding

I love TED Talks. I highly recommend you spend some time at TED.com. There is so much to learn from the world’s greatest thinkers, innovators and artists. 557 more words