Global Running Day Outtakes

I don’t always get in on the National ____ Day fun on social media, but today when I woke up I realized it was Global Running Day. You may or may not know how I feel about running (if not, you can read my post about it here), but I thought it was important to...

Our first RV (mis)adventure

Well, our first RV (mis)adventure is under our belts! You may or may not know we’ve dreamt for years of buying an RV, and that dream came true in December. We spent 3 months renovating it, replacing everything from the floors to the ceiling (literally!)....

How is Your Dream Unfolding?

In September 2014, I went to my first-ever writer’s conference. When my longtime friend, Rachelle, proposed it, I was hesitant. I’d never been to a writer’s conference before, and was I a real writer, anyway? Yes, I make a living writing, but does...

We finally did it! The Beginning of a New Era.

Things have taken a very exciting turn in my family’s household this month. Last week, we finally did it. We bought an RV. We have been waiting for this for years.   Camping is one of our favorite things to do as a family.¬†Whenever we take longer tent...

The End of an Era

Things had reached a breaking point in the Dartt household two and a half years ago. My own freelance work was coming in like crazy, and as a work-from-home mom of 3 little kids (then ages 6, 8, and 2), I was constantly dividing my attention between the kids and the...

The Importance of Celebrating

My name is Hilary, and I’m an achievement junkie. Here’s the thing: I have a hard time celebrating. I’ve read so many discussion threads where someone would post the question: “How do you celebrate when you finish the first draft of a new...