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Start of the Trail is a shared Story venue for the authors to voice their thoughts and experiences. Our hope is to motivate compassion and instill a sense of connectedness. We open ourselves to bring you opportunities of reflection.
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Dads. They’re great for laughs, learning, and often puns. June is wrapping up and it’s a great month to celebrate all father figures! All three authors at Start of the Trail were busy celebrating Father’s Day a few weeks ago. We thought it would great to share the memories we have of the dads inContinue reading “Here’s to Dads!”
Music changes everything. It helps us in stressful moments. It keeps us moving during a workout. It can motivate us for the game. Did you know it can also make you smarter and help with memory? Let’s play that music then! Music can help you make an entrance, right Jessica? It can help us relax.Continue reading “What is on Your Summer Playlist?”
This past weekend I turned 29…for the tenth year in a row. I love birthdays, but being the center of attention is a lot of pressure, ha ha. I must be honest, this journey of starting a blog and writing thoughts, experiences, and feelings has been an adjustment. I have this insecurity talking about myself.Continue reading “Me-er than Me”
In the past six years, I have been lucky enough to attend over thirty weddings with even more to come. 2020 put a hiatus on our wedding fun, but we are picking up right where we left off with five weddings this year. While I have never had my own wedding, I have been blessedContinue reading “How To Be The Perfect Wedding Guest”
“To the world, you are a mother. To your family, you are the world.” I was going to start off this post by stating the history of moms; however, moms are our history. They are the reason we exist. Not to be debated with people’s beliefs of existence, just stating a fact we come intoContinue reading “Thank You, Mom!”
Hello Start of the Trail listeners! This week we are changing it up a bit. I recently sat down with a friend who is on a mission to inspire and help others find purpose and passion in everyday life. We all need a little extra self-care right now and Krissy Zegers is the perfect personContinue reading “Mindset, Movement & Magic”
With most of us putting off summer vacations in 2020, we are looking forward to safely returning to our travels in 2021. We would like to share some of our favorite places to visit and a few we are hoping to in the very near future. While not intentional, the three of us did haveContinue reading “I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream. A Nod to Our Favorite Summer Trips.”
I know it may be cliche to write about being “eco friendly” this time of year, but it is something our household has been passionate about for years. It seemed fitting to talk about it right now, but trust me when I say I could talk about it any day! Reflecting back on when RobContinue reading “Green is Not Just a Color”
Camping season is almost upon us and I am starting to finalize my yearly retreats to the woods. While I like to think of myself as a seasoned camper I often find myself learning from each trip I take. I have been camping since I was born. To clarify, when I say I have beenContinue reading “Let’s Go Camping: 5 Tips for your Next Camping Trip!”
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