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Our New Retaining Wall + Front Porch

Our New Retaining Wall + Front Porch

We’re sharing an update on the progress we’ve made on the outside of our home with a new retaining wall and the front porch. How is it already August? I don't know how many times I've sat down to write this post and then got distracted with something else.. so it's...

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Mindfulness Challenge Day 28: Clean Out Your Email Inbox

Mindfulness Challenge Day 28: Clean Out Your Email Inbox

It's day 28 of the 31 Days of Mindfulness Challenge and today's task is to clear the digital clutter and clean out your email inbox.Day 28: Clean Out That Inbox"Clutter is one of the greatest enemies of efficiency and stealers of time."-- Don AslettI...

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Mindfulness Challenge Day 26: Get Away From the Day-to-Day

Mindfulness Challenge Day 26: Get Away From the Day-to-Day

It's day 26 of the 31 Days of Mindfulness Challenge and today's task is to get away from the day-to-day hustle and bustle.Day 26: Get Away From the Day-to-Day"I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees."-- Henry David ThoreauIt's the...

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Mindfulness Challenge Day 25: Do Nothing for Five Minutes

Mindfulness Challenge Day 25: Do Nothing for Five Minutes

It's day 25 of the 31 Days of Mindfulness Challenge and today's task is to set a timer for five minutes and just sit. Day 25: Do Nothing for Five Minutes"Quiet the mind and the soul will speak." -- UnknownWhen we say do nothing, it doesn't necessarily mean...

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Mindfulness Challenge Day 22: Feel the Feelings

Mindfulness Challenge Day 22: Feel the Feelings

It's day 22 of the 31 Days of Mindfulness Challenge and today's task is to bring awareness to your feelings and emotions.Day 22: Feel the Feelings"Mindfulness is developing an awareness of the thoughts and feelings that we move through without getting...

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Mindfulness Challenge Day 21: Say No to Multitasking

Mindfulness Challenge Day 21: Say No to Multitasking

It's day 21 of the 31 Days of Mindfulness Challenge and today's task is to say no to multitasking.Day 21: Say No to Multitasking"Doing one thing mindfully is the new multitasking. Get everything done with the attention is deserves. It will all get done."...

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Mindfulness Challenge Day 20: Focus on Your Breathing

Mindfulness Challenge Day 20: Focus on Your Breathing

It's day 20 of the 31 Days of Mindfulness Challenge and today's task is to spend 60 seconds focusing on your breath. [affiliate links may be used. thank you for supporting north country nest.] Day 20: Set a Timer for 60 Seconds and Focus on Breathing. "May...

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We’re Brett and Kelly! A husband and wife team tackling our first complete home renovation. We love all things DIY, our two furbabes and lazy summer days out on the lake. Our mission? To inspire you to live a mindful life in a handmade home.

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