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The Gift of Sound: Part 1

The Gift of Sound is dedicated to my dad, who’s love shines brighter than the sun.

During this time of year everyone has their minds on cooler weather, fall festivals, pumpkin spice, horror movies, haunted houses, and halloween parties. While I enjoy some of these as well, I always reminisce about the year 2008. October 31 to be exact, and no, not because of Halloween. I lost my sense of sound and became deaf when I was just eleven years old. I gained it back five years later. This is my journey.

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Domestic Violence Awareness

October is domestic violence awareness month. I never thought I would be writing about this important topic. It wasn’t until a few weeks ago, when a very close family member of mine was physically abused that I realized domestic violence is not just an isolated instance, but a growing problem in today’s society, all over the world. 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men will experience severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime. There are spouses, siblings, elders, and children, suffering at the hands of abusers right now.

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Crafts

Low-Cost Fall Crafts

I can’t believe how far into the fall season we are already! I love decorating the house this time of year. My blog today features a few low-priced, quick, and easy projects you can create to show the true spirit of autumn! I shopped Michael’s clearance section to make these crafts for less than ten dollars. I also found these supplies at my local dollar stores.

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Monday Motivations

Blooming, Bold, and Beautiful

Humans are like flowers. We need food and water in order to grow successfully, as well as, positive light in our lives, just like a flower needs the sun. When we are nurtured daily we are blooming, bold, and beautiful.

It sounds easy, right? Life is wonderful and can be a delightful experience, but unfortunately, often times we are in a drought, struggling to survive. Ultimately, how do we deal with the daily stress of our every day lives? Balance and consistency is the key.

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FALLING in Love

Autumn is my favorite time of year. I particularly love it for many reasons; the crisp weather, cool colors, halloween, my hearing being restored after losing it, and I met my husband.

Today, I’m reminancing the day I fell in love with Justin, my husband. I had signed up for online dating a year before, using both Match and eHarmony. I met a handful of unusual men. None of them were right for me. Mostly, not mature enough or had the wrong intentions.

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October 2010

The Park Bench

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