The Create Joy Journal

Fitbit Inspiration

Fitbit Inspiration

I can't have too many reminders encouraging me, especially in the morning. Along with a sticky note by my bed with a mantra on it- I also put my Fitbit on when I wake up. I programed my Fitbit to scroll "You CAN!" As I am putting it on my wrist. If you need a little...

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Delicious Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

Delicious Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

My mom received these delicious cookies in a beautiful gold box with a sprig of rosemary from her friends Robert and David. They were kind enough to share the recipe and their source. I have now made them countless times as a special treat for friends and family. 1...

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Water for your mind, body and soul

Water for your mind, body and soul

One of my goals is to challenge myself to block time each day for things I enjoy- and also to slooooow down to enjoy good food and drink that makes my soul happy. Each week I am sharing one comfort food or drink on the blog. I know water is SO good for my body but I...

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Your Ideal Schedule

Your Ideal Schedule

If you could plan exactly how your week would look, what would that look like? What are your priorities and what gets in the way? Today’s post gives you a downloadable Ideal Week Planner to think through that and give yourself a target.

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Meaningful Memories, Holding Today

Meaningful Memories, Holding Today

The space that I work and live in is so important to me. Find out in today’s post how I used memories that have been in my closet for 21 years, to inspire me daily to live life fully.

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Food and cooking are comfort to me and a household favorite! I had to share the recipes for the full meal! Homemade Comfort Food at it’s best. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

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Feast on your life

Feast on your life

"The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other's welcome, and say, sit here. Eat. You will love again the stranger who was your self. Give wine. Give bread. Give back your...

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