Wise Words to Inspire Your 2019

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With Christmas and New Year’s Eve just around the corner, lots of folks are thinking about how to make 2019—get this—the best year yet. I certainly don’t have the answers for you, but I do have some favorite quotes that might help guide you down a path of cheesy self-fulfillment and awesomeness. At least, I’m hoping that’s what they’ll do for me…Read on for 5 of my favorite quotes and how they can set the stage for a year of dreaming big and taking action. Continue reading “Wise Words to Inspire Your 2019”

8 Unique Gift Ideas

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Even with the slew of frustrating technical difficulties I’m facing right now (ugh), I still wanted to share this post to give you some out-of-the-box Christmas ideas. Now, I know what you’re probably thinking… “Grace, you’re a total hypocrite, you just published a post a few weeks ago about why you don’t do gift guides!” To which I would respond, “Yes, you’re totally right.” Usually, I don’t share gift guides during the holiday season because I think it’s really hard to find the perfect gift for someone you know based on universal suggestions. This year, however, I brainstormed a few personalized gift ideas that might help combat that issue. But don’t worry, I am totally owning up to my hypocrisy right now! And without further ado, here’s a handful of (mostly) personalized gift ideas to get the juices flowing for your holiday shopping. Continue reading “8 Unique Gift Ideas”

Blog Redesign

***UPDATE: My site is now facing technical difficulties, so many things don’t look as they should. Please be patient with me as I try to solve these issues!***

Hey y’all, I hope you’re having a great (and hopefully relaxing) Sunday afternoon. I just wanted to pop on here real quick to let you know about my site redesign! If you’ve been on gracefulrags.com over the past few days, you may have already noticed the website looks a little different. A few ideas floated around my head for changing small aspects of the site, but I wasn’t planning on completely refreshing the look of Graceful Rags. In the past I’ve shared this kind of surprise on my blog’s birthday, but alas, here we are, some random day in the beginning of December. Cheers for a little spontaneity! Continue reading “Blog Redesign”