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How to get rid of brain fog

Soon after Vana was born, I started a little practice of journaling my thoughts at night. Somehow, even with a newborn, I wasn’t stumbling through the season mindlessly as I had expected to. Maybe you’ve experienced the brain fog before or you’re overcome with it right now. Life seems to be zooming by but it feels impossible to slow down or impossible to find clarity. You can’t remember what you had for lunch or what you did the day before

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Our Silobration Experience

We decided that going back to Magnolia Market for Silobration was kind of like going to camp as a kid. After our amazing experience at Spring at the Silos in March, we were so excited to return to the beautiful grounds and sweet friends we met last time around. The warmth of the Magnolia staff (camp counselors anyone?) and old and new friends like Summer Ellis, Marry Me in Spring, Hadley Girl, May Designs, Always Rooney, Refine 31, Andrea Howey &

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How to become an Ambassador of Hope in your home

This message has been on my heart for a long time. We need to experience more hope. And unfortunately, what happens in our homes can suck us dry and leave us feeling exhausted and grumpy. I know there is a better way. I wrote a whole book on it (hi! Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday) that I can’t wait to share with you in April. I am a naturally melancholy person, so if life is neutral I’m going to lean

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3 steps to take now if you feel hopeless

Recently I shared a live video after chatting with a girl in my DM’s. Her situation looked hopeless and she doubted that God cared or even existed. I sent her some videos and ended up sharing the tips I gave her in an InstaLive. The response was insane so I wanted to share these three tips with y’all so you can reference them if or when you need to. I basically gave three tips that she could take action on

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How to use our journals alongside Catholic traditions

We’ve been asked several times if our journal can be used in the Catholic faith. And I’ve always just responded “I don’t see why not,” which is probably not super helpful! So today, our Shop Manager, Ashley, is here sharing a wealth of knowledge on how she has incorporated her prayer journal into her Catholic traditions. Take it away, Ashley!! 🙂 I was so excited when Val asked me to write on this topic! I have been a part of

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