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The 30 Day Gratitude Challenge

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. 30 days to be exact. While I do my best to be grateful year-round and instill values of gratitude, appreciation and giving back with our boys daily; it’s not always easy. I came across this Giving Tree at Pottery Barn Kids and fell in love. To be honest, at … Continue reading

whimsy: MOO Mini

These Moo Mini cards simply rock. I just came across them online and had to have them! So I got ’em! While I would love to be the only girl on the block who has these, sharing cool finds is more fun! You can upload up to 100 of your own images to create your own designs, choose from … Continue reading

The Big Be There

Before transitioning my writing over here to Grey Matter Life, Caring Bridge  provided an outlet to share our experiences. The experience of living with a brain tumor, how our family was coping and what our new life is all about emerged in my writing and the process has been healing.   If not for Caring Bridge and the free service they provide families like ours, our experience … Continue reading

nourish: Local Harvest

    A great organic food resource is a great resource to have, and this is a fabulous one. Check out Local Harvest at and find out where your nearest organic farmers’ markets, family farms, restaurants and grocery stores are.  You’ll also find links to sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other … Continue reading

whimsy: the cancer poetry project

    A must read for patients, caregivers, and anyone looking for inspiration!   “When Karin Miller’s husband, Thom, was diagnosed with cancer, she found writing poetry helped her cope. Miller, a full-time writer and editor, guessed that others would, like her, find their experiences with cancer best expressed through poetry. So began The Cancer Poetry … Continue reading