Thistlekeeping

Thistlekeeping

 
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Random thoughts on a Saturday morning.

1.  I kind of feel like I’m cheating on fall.  I’m burning a pine scented candle this morning.

2.  Have you ever noticed that rooms in your house have a better time of day?  Morning is the best time for my dining room, but my kitchen doesn’t really get going until afternoon.

3.  Chapel Market was incredible.  I sold out of almost everything.  I did have a few things left and I just listed them over on my Painted Fox Collection.  You can check it out here.  Everything on the site is on sale, too.  Here are the details on the sale and there’s free shipping on everything.

4.  If you are on Instagram, I just found the prettiest new farmhouse feed to follow.  You can see it here.

5.  In exciting news, when I was speaking in Nebraska this week, one of the attendees told me when I talked it was as if I was ten feet tall.  I’ve been wearing heels my whole life to look taller.

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Always Remember to Dribble Right

Always Remember to Dribble Right

 
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Pinterest is full of quotes about finding yourself and finding who you are and knowing your own path.

Quotes like “Some people get lost for so long they forget how to find themselves.”

And  “Lose yourself in the things you love and it is there you will find who you are.”

And my favorite “Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come.”

Wonderful, sage, incredible, amazing advice.   I know.  I get it.  I understand.  There are days when I feel like I need to have some of these quotes written on my hand so I remember the importance of just being myself.

But this week I discovered that  I really didn’t need Pinterest or quotes or wise advice from others.

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