Author Archives: The Daring One

How Can I Be Happy About This?

Tweet“Three minutes. That’s how long I had to work hard to focus on the positive before I began to feel happy. Three minutes of work to turn a nightmare into a great memory.” [Read more at HowDoesShe.com]

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Not Quite Insta

TweetI have a love-hate relationship with all things social media. I love the way it creates and extends relationships across distances but hate the way it distills people’s thoughts, feelings and beliefs into sound bites. I find that often people … Continue reading

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FOOD FOR GOOD in Seattle

TweetOh Gates Foundation! How I wish our schedules would line up sometime. They throw the coolest family education events. One is going on this weekend on April 5th, FOOD FOR GOOD. It’s a free event about food and nutrition for … Continue reading

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Novica – Review and $75 Giveaway

TweetDo you remember when I became obsessed with only buying fair trade items? Dan does. It was the year I told him exactly what I wanted for Mother’s Day but said I only wanted it if he could find it … Continue reading

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Taking Matters Into Their Own Hands

TweetI was woken up at 5am last night-morning by Dan palming my face like a basketball he’d lost in a dark closet. His hand was flapping around on my face and I just finally said, “Stop. Stop. Seriously. What are … Continue reading

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Half-Hearted

Tweet“Try your best. Invest yourself in everything you do. If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well. Yeah, yeah, yeah. I get it. But do you wanna know a secret? Some of my greatest successes in life have started with … Continue reading

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