Try Weensy Little Micro Goals For Big Results

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I’m a fan of setting micro goals to make big things happen. Let me explain. Many of us struggle to set realistic New Year’s resolutions and accomplish all of our hopes and plans. Instead, I’m a fan of making tiny little micro goals I might actually achieve.  For instance, if I’m procrastinating on a project … Read more

Capture Your Memories of the Pandemic

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Dear friends, When you think back on this unusual year, which memories of the pandemic stand out for you? If you haven’t already done so, perhaps you’d enjoy capturing some of your recollections while they’re still fresh in your mind. Who knows? Your experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and the events of 2020 may someday … Read more

Book Giveaway: Colorado Kids and the Art of Making Memories


Dear friends,

Could you use some fun new ways to engage with the children in your life? 

Gail Riley
Author Gail Riley

My friend Gail Riley, proprietor of the award-winning Highland Haven Creekside Inn in Evergreen, CO, has just released her latest book Colorado Kids: The Art of Making Memories ($22.95, Highland Haven Press).

This beautifully-designed book is packed with captivating

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7 Good Things: Cake, Books and Happy News

Are you enjoying this beautiful autumn? (How is it already the middle of September?) Here are a few fun finds from around the web this week:  1.  I just finished the most delightful biography, Some Writer! (that’s an affiliate link) about author E.B. White who wrote Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little, among other books.  This beautiful volume … Read more