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January Theme :: A New Perspective

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 12:04 1 Comment


    Happy New Year, dear Bright Siders! We hope you enjoyed your last moments of 2013 and are full of joy and hope for the coming year. This is the time of year when a lot of people make resolutions so that they can get back on track to where they want to be. […]

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December Theme :: The Gift of Receiving

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 5:00 1 Comment


  Happy December, friends! This is the countdown, right? The crunch of time when we get our gifts together for our friends and loved ones and create lists and make treasures from hand and search far and wide for the perfect gift for the special people in our lives. The act of giving someone a […]

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November Theme :: Abundant Creativity

Monday, November 4, 2013 5:00 1 Comment


  Hello, November! We are so happy to see you! Now that our “Lean into Fall” has come to a close, let’s take this time to focus on the upswing of the holiday season. While it is all too easy to get overwhelmed and disenchanted with the largeness of the season, we here at the […]

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October Theme :: Lean into the Fall

Monday, September 30, 2013 15:31 1 Comment


    Hello, friends. It is so easy to get excited about fall. I mean, as far as seasons go, it pretty much has it made. The heat goes away, leaves become ombred rainbows, the start of the holiday season gets us all excited for the future. There is something about this transition that physically […]

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September Theme :: Endless Summer

Monday, September 2, 2013 5:00 No Comments


  Here it is, folks. September! To be perfectly honest, I’ll admit to being a bit of “fall” gal. Summer generally falls to the bottom of my list in terms of seasonal love and this has caused me to look a little harder at my preconceived notions about what the seasons mean and what that […]

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July Theme :: Bring the Sunshine In

Monday, July 1, 2013 5:00 No Comments


  Happy July, friends! Summer is in full swing around these parts and we are full of sunshine, long days, and warm nights. We are full with  thoughts of ocean breezes and lakeside naps, breezy picnics and bare arms. Personally, I find myself feeling the most alive during the month of July.     There […]

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June Theme :: June Bloom

Monday, June 3, 2013 5:00 1 Comment


  We’ve all heard about “June Gloom”, yes? (Tell me this isn’t merely a Southern California thing.) It’s that time of year when summer has started and yet…there is a bit of grey that takes over. The period of time between spring and summer seems almost seems like a nap, of sorts. Often I hear people […]

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May Theme :: Eternal Spring

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 5:00 No Comments


Robert Frost wrote: “Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers today; / And give us not to think so far away / As the uncertain harvest; keep us here / All simply in the springing of the year.”     There is just something about spring, don’t you think? It is the time of endless possibility, ultimate […]

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April Theme :: Flourish

Monday, April 1, 2013 5:00 No Comments


  Happy April, friends! Now that spring is officially upon us, we want to pay homage to the spirit of the season. This month is all about the wild abandon that happens when we grow, strive, bloom. This month is about the flourish. There are so many ways we can feed ourselves. From whole foods […]

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March Theme :: Awakenings

Monday, March 4, 2013 5:00 No Comments


Hello, friends. A beautiful, warm welcome to March! This time of year is always exciting, don’t you think? March is all about  fresh starts, beginnings. March is when we slowly start to unfurl, much like a plant frond, and stretch ourselves out in the warming air. March is all about “Awakenings.”   Do you have […]

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