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Can’t believe it was this time last year that we were planning our big celebration vacation. At the time we knew we wanted to go somewhere with white sand beaches and out of the United States. The kids had never traveled out of the country. Brian and I wanted them to...read more
So I know I’m dating myself, but here it goes. As a teenager I would replay a favorite song on a cassette over and over and over again in order to write down every word to the song. Sometimes this task would take hours. Write a few words. Erase a few words. Rewind the...read more
Summer brings on new experiences and the chance to declutter. During the winter months, we tend to hunker down and almost hibernate. Summer, on the other hand, offers a time to explore, change things up, and live a little more freely.
With summer break in full swing, Emma left for a week long camp in Lake City, Michigan about 6 hours from where we live. I was feeling a little anxious about sending her. She’s been to camp before but never 6 hours away. This mama was definitely feeling out of her element, but I knew that she was in good hands and also knew that she needed to live and enjoy new experiences.read more
I’ve always loved my birthday month. May is such a beautiful time of the year. I enjoy the excitement in the air. Everyone starts to come out of their homes from the long winter. Trees and flowers start blooming. Kids are finishing up school. Just so much is happening during this time of the year.read more
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I’m so excited! Change is happening in my life. It’s a shift in my relationship with food, exercise, my beliefs, my actions, my mindfulness, and so much more. It’s inspiring my life in more ways than I can count and is what I want to share with you this month. But first, I want to share something personal with you…read more
I can’t help but think about love now that February has arrived. And I think self-love should be right at the top of everyone’s list. Most often in February, we think about the love we have for others like how we love our spouses, our besties, our kids and our family. But, how do we show love for ourselves?read more
Happy January! We’ve made it through our first week of 2016. Yeah! I find starting a new year exciting. I get the chance to reflect, plan, and think of some fun things to do over the next 12 months. Self-reflection is one of my favorite things to do, and I like to do it at the beginning of the year instead of trying to cram it in at the end of the year.read more
The most inspiring thing happened to me last weekend. In a moment when I was feeling lost, a stranger showed me kindness. I was so appreciative of this women that I gave her a hug. I don’t think she realized how grateful I truly was. So, what happened? How did she show be kindness?read more
I have an embarrassing story to tell. Do I dare tell it? I cringe and the thought. Actually, it’s more of a confession, and it’s good to air your dirty laundry every now and then. Right? Here it goes. It happened over the summer when I tried something new. Actually,...read more
I had a great weekend. Spent some time with my oldest kiddo, Tyler, volunteered at my church’s festival, and met some new friends and hung with some old ones too. And it all started like this... You know when this happens, right? You get an invitation to something...read more
Welcome to USimplyBeam!
Hi! I'm Beth. I share my everyday healthy living, inspiration + so much more. You'll find a collection of people, places, and things that inspire and interest me.
The more I know about myself, the more I realize that I'm not made of one idea. I'm made up of many ideas, styles, and tastes.
"Aspire to stay true to yourself and create the life you want to live!" -Beth
Wife. Mom. Yogi. Weight Lifter. Believer. Dreamer. Traveler. Learner. Writer. Achiever. Wellness, Healthy Living + Self-care Enthusiast. Etc.
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