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Author Archive | Amber Chandler

how to say no

How To Say “No”

I’m a people pleaser.  It’s true… It started as early as when I was a kid, I always wanted to please everyone. Help PawPaw wash the car, help dad tie his shoes, help mom clean, and so on. Clearly, they could get the job done quicker if I was out of their hair, but I […]

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Volunteering in your own backyard 2

Volunteering in Your Own Backyard

When we moved to Summerville over a year ago, I was lost, literally and figuratively. We moved 1000 miles away from the place we lived most of our lives, a small town in Texas where running to the small grocery store was like going to a family, school and work reunion all rolled into one. […]

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Make Today Count

Make This Day Count

Everyday I wake up planning to go for a run. Having just completed my first half-marathon a few weeks ago, I am now considered a runner. I know my body needs exercise, but my brain can’t quite handle it. I know I should do it first thing in the morning, yet I just can’t bring […]

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Resolutions Revolution

Resolutions Revolution

Every year I create a list of resolutions for myself and every year I’m disappointed by February. Since we are now a few weeks into 2017, I wonder, how are you faring? Me…I’m doing ok. I have decided to stop with the “only one piece of chocolate a week or run every day” types of […]

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redecorating 101

Redecorating 101

We all do it. We walk into our friend’s homes for holiday parties and we start stressing. Their house is full of Christmas cheer and beautiful furnishings and our house…. just isn’t. They have curtains and blinds hung on every window and rugs that are all the right color and size. It is easy to get […]

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