Posts in Lifestyle
What Is Intentional Living?

Intention is literally defined as "a thing intended, an aim or plan" and to intend means "to have a course of action as one's purpose or objective, to design for a particular purpose or end" from Webster’s Dictionary.

So then, Intentional Living can literally be defined as Living with Intention or to expand a bit, to determine the purpose of your life // the way you want to live and to design a course of action to bring that about, but what exactly does that mean?

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A Sober Check-In

I've been sober for 9.5 weeks! Crazy, right?! Almost two and a half months... when I first started, I thought I'd share an update on how it's going each month for the year, but now I'm thinking this might be my last update until the end.

It's just not as hard as I thought it would be and how many times can I write, "I went out and didn't have a beer?" I don't want to make light of the situation because I know that this CAN be extremely hard for some people and I respect their struggle and desire for change.

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2017 In Review

At Christmas, we went around the table and each of us answered the question, "What was one highlight and one low point for you this year?" As I answered, I couldn't think of a low point for quite some time. I was shocked by how long it took me to remember, because we did in fact experience a lot of heartbreaking loss this year and I don't know if I couldn't remember because I'm heartless, because I've blacked it out or because I'm consumed with focusing on the good...whichever way...through all the ups and downs, I'm grateful for this year. Check it out below!

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Why I Can No Longer Be My Business

A few months ago I hinted at some BIG changes happening in and with The Classy Hippie and I’m excited to be sharing them with you today.

I can’t be my business anymore. 

Wait. Am I shutting down The Classy Hippie?!? 

No. I’m doing one better. Over the next few months, from now until late summer // early fall, I will be taking The Classy Hippie through a brand audit and re-branding process. On September 1st, I’ll relaunch The Classy Hippie as a personal lifestyle blog.

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Every Street CLT Brand

I'm excited to share the completed Brand & Website Design for Every Street CLT with you! If you've been following along for the last three weeks, I've been using this opportunity to do a LIVE behind-the-scenes look at my client // design process. The last four posts have been heavily focused on the client side of the process, but this one will take a closer look at my design process.

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