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i felt utterly successful when...
I got a business analytics internship for a Fortune 500 company in DC last summer!

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i felt utterly successful when...
I performed in our schools production of Jekyll and Hyde, usually school shows wouldn't be counted as super successful but ours got RAVE reviews, saying it seemed professional. After our final bow I can honestly say I felt amazing! My University Graduation will be the next moment!

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i felt utterly successful when...
I realized how happy and blessed I was in this life. I have a hard working husband, two beautiful children, a God that loves me, a house that we are making a home and a shop I love. To me - that is success.

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i felt utterly successful when...
I finally had that moment when I realized I needed to hire someone to help me out with the office side of the business-I was so busy working on orders that my back office was getting pretty messy :)

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i felt utterly successful on...
the day of my wedding! I knew with certainty that I had found my soulmate and that it would be forever. Still going strong after 25 years :-)

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i absolutely LOVED this post from kristin at tales from the nook about how women are portrayed on tv.

these mini patient stories from nicole at nicole marie had me cracking up. people ask some strange questions!

how adorable is this birthday party that mommy panda threw for her 2 year old? i think my invite might have got lost in the mail!

who needs a fancy camera?? here are five great tips on using your phone for your blog photography from cassie at the spontaneous designer.

sarah from fontenot four hosts an awesome thankful thursday link up on (yep - you guessed it) thursdays. what are you thankful for??

sinead from life as i know it has a really cool link up to share what you've been watching lately. yeah - i've still been rewatching bones. :)

shane at whispering sweet nothings has a really cool map on her blog where you can register your name and blog name and the city you're in! what a fun way to find bloggers in your area! (unfortunately, i seem to be the only blogger in louisiana. LAME)

drawstring studios

danielle at drawstring studio offers some awesome design help! i'm particularly in love with this room - the pink and gray has me swooning!!

fadeless memories

these acrylic cut-out pictures from fadeless memories are AMAZING. i have one sitting in my kitchen window (be on the lookout for a giveaway soon). these would make the coolest gifts!!

bagatelle designs

bagatelle designs has got the most fun jewelry! these earrings are so sparkly and great! seriously - they would really pop with a white summery dress wouldn't they?

spontaneous designer

cassie has been churning out some seriously awesome crocheted stuff lately. are you following her on instagram - see lots of her pretties on there! this clutch is adorable and i've never seen anything like it!

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  1. love how this post is set up! && lots of fun new blogs to check out :)

  2. Thanks for all the love sweet friend! I'm fixing to check out some new blogs! :)


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