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Rifle Paper Co. 2018 Agendas!

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Rifle Paper Co. 2018 Agendas!

"When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world."                   - George Washington Carver  2018 Rifle Paper Co. Agendas!  2018 Rifle Paper Co. Agendas certainly turn the everyday task of managing your life into a walk in the park—or rather, garden! Rifle has, once again, managed to render perfectly vibrant floral palettes, complete with touches of metallic gold in all the right places. Samantha Schaefer A freelance writer & editor based out of Kalamazoo, MI.  PROS: 1  Are you a 'lists person'?...

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Looky Look! - Juicy New ban.do Stuff for Summer!

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Looky Look! - Juicy New ban.do Stuff for Summer!

Written by: Samantha Schaefer Firstly: The ban.do bags. Every we get a new shipment from ban.do it's like opening a box of smiles! SERIOUSLY. Opening our most recent shipment was like opening an oversized box of Lucky Charms.  A giant scalloped heart, colossal lemon slice, a huge pink smiley face—THESE ARE THE HAPPIEST BAGS EVER. These catch-all cooler bags are a summer must-have. Even though I kind of hate the phrase must-have...these bags are so poppy, stylish, and versatile—definitely worth investing in! Especially if you're the kind of person who attempts to pack an entire days worth of activities into one bag....

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Ohhhhhhh Momma! Write a Miraculous Mother's Day Card!

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Ohhhhhhh Momma! Write a Miraculous Mother's Day Card!

Written by Samantha Schaefer  She deserves it. And you know it. Sometimes a handwritten card or letter can mean far more than you realize—especially with moms. Mother's Day should celebrate all of those women in our lives who've gone out of their way to nurture, mentor, and open doors for us! Personally, I've been lucky to have had many different 'mothers' in my life. Role-models, thesis advisors, bosses—you get the idea.    Drop a line! Sometimes a handwritten card or letter can mean far more than you realize—especially to those who have given us so much. Having trouble finding the...

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Everyday Bravery - Emily McDowell

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Everyday Bravery - Emily McDowell

Written by Samantha Schaefer courage 1. The quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery. 2. Obsolete. the heart as the source of emotion. (http://www.dictionary.com/browse/courage?s=t)   Courage can be difficult to come by. It's important to keep your morale up—especially considering the recent shift in politics in the U.S. and all of the craziness that goes hand-in-hand with, well—changes such as these. Am I skirting around politics? Yes. Hopefully, you get me.    We often talk about the concept of courage as though it were something we search for, or something...

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Lilly Pulitzer Insulated Bags - Coolers, Totes, and Beverage Buckets

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Lilly Pulitzer Insulated Bags - Coolers, Totes, and Beverage Buckets

Trying to keep your cool? These Lilly Pulitzer bags might just do the trick! Insulated coolers, totes, and beverage buckets are soon to become your favorite on-the-go accessory! Perfect to keep in the car at all times! Tailgating? Use the bag. Picnicking? Use the bag. Trying to keep the ice cream you just bought at the grocery store from melting all over your back seat? Use the bag! Also very handy for parents—highly useful for keeping baby formula cold while on-the-go, snacks, on-the-go lunches. Easy to clean with Clorox wipes, or a sponge and some soap.  Unfortunately, these wonderful insulated...

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