Monthly Blog Archives: November 2011

Spend Less; Give More: Inspired Book Club


As many of you know, I'm on a mission to make the holidays debt-free and stress-free. One of the ways we can all accomplish this is by giving gifts that have a lot of meaning, but that don't cost a lot of money. On the home page of Simply Celebrate, I've posted a video about this c...

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Guest Post: Everyday Passions by Christine Mason Miller


Today I am fortunate enough to host a guest post by Christine Mason Miller. Christine is one of the most inspiring women I've ever met. It's not just that she is a fabulous artist and writer — though I love and appreciate her talents— it's that she is a fabulous "li...

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Make a gift; get a gift. Celebrating “The New Black Friday”


Make a Love List or other gift for someone today & receive a free copy of my ebook, Present Perfect: 127 creative, one-of-a-kind, no-to-low cost, wow-‘em gifts they’ll never forget. ___________________________ On Wednesday I posted on this blog about The New Black Friday. The F...

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The New Black Friday. Join me?


I'm not against shopping. Or gifts. Or sales. I'm not against buying someone something they'll really love, like a LEGO set or iPod or that new whatzit. I'm not against the thrill of presenting someone with a gaily-wrapped package, filled with something to make them smile. Wh...

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Occupy Christmas!


SIMPLY CELEBRATE NEWSLETTER: NOVEMBER, 2011 It’s not yet Thanksgiving and already the store shelves are crammed with plastic Santas, cheap chocolates, and plastic-wrapped gift sets. Electronic gift guides have started to arrive in my email in-box. Even the small, family-owned corner stor...

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Letting go.


  Just a few moments ago I noticed a blog post from Simply Celebrate popped into my email in-box. "Strange," I thought, "since I didn't create a new post to go out today." Stranger still, when I opened the email, the link was broken and the text was from a blog pos...

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**Spoiler Alert!**


Big thanks to Choose Happiness for posting this. I printed it out and posted it on my bedroom mirror. I can't be reminded enough!     ...

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