The Happiness Project

We are so excited! Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project,  read an advance copy of our book and said… “We all want lives packed with both fun and fulfillment. With its humor, honesty, and great insight, The 52 Weeks is a terrific resource for anyone who wants to get unstuck.” Wow. This, from the […]


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categoryPosted: 08/22/13 10:43 AM

An Interview with Gretchen Rubin

by Karen Amster-Young

We recently interviewed Gretchen Rubin for our blog. She is the best-selling author of The Happiness Project and, more recently, Happier at Home. We are thrilled she agreed to answer some questions for us. Her “real-world” advice and honestly is one of the many inspirations for our book.  1) is all about how Pam […]


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categoryPosted: 12/2/12 2:48 AM

Shoe Shopping for Inspiration

by Karen Amster-Young

Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the things you can think up if only you try!— Dr. Seuss Here I go again with the French stuff. Despite having yet to make it to Paris (read about this ongoing quest), I continuously find myself drawn to French food, vintage French […]


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categoryPosted: 11/9/10 10:22 AM

Seven Days of Smiles

by Karen Amster-Young

This week I discovered that Dr. Seuss was actually wrong once.  He said, “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”  I know what he is trying to say.  I just think he’s wrong.  The fact is, we all say too much […]


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categoryPosted: 10/1/10 9:54 AM