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Heather Spiva is a freelance writer and blogger from Northern California. Her work has appeared in many books, blogs, and magazines from Chicken Soup for the Soul, Guideposts, Mamalode, Sacramento Poetry Center, and Sacramento Parent Magazine. She's written two books, loves selling and wearing vintage, and is a mom to two boys. She is conveniently married to her best friend.


Writing is one of the hardest and most rewarding things I've ever done -- well, that and motherhood -- yet I can't stop diving into it (and motherhood is sort of a forever type of thing, so I dove into that pool for a long swim).

This blog is all about a simple but good life. While it began years ago as an outlet for my creative writing -- and there are a lot of writing articles -- it is ultimately about everything that happens in my life. The older I get, the more I want to simplify my life and take note of the good things around me. Getting to write about it makes me happy. 

I live in sunny Northern California and along with doodling down ideas and dialogue for middle-grade fiction, short stories, and articles, I also love vintage clothing -- both wearing and selling it

I’m glad you’re here. 

-Heather Spiva

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