I recently came across this book on one of my thrift store adventures. You know how something leaps out at you and you just grab it without really thinking about it? Well, that happened to me with this book. And it wasn't a big risk since it was, like, $1.98. #bonus #guiltfree Of course, the … Continue reading Favorite Tidbits from Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist
No, not THAT kind of abstinence! What do you think I am, crazy??? #lovetoloveyoubaby What I'm talking about is abstaining from shopping. 'Cause I like to shop. Like, really. Not full price shopping, but second-hand, yard-sale, thrift shop shopping. That seeking for the superfind kind of shopping. I can't go by a thrift shop without stopping. Goodwill, … Continue reading Abstinence April
Oh Honey, this is just too easy! It's as easy to list my failures as it was difficult to list my successes yesterday. I'm going to have to stick to a list without long descriptions or we will be here all day... Here we go, in roughly chronological order: 1. I missed going to Nationals … Continue reading Day 8 – What are your most epic failures (and how did you overcome them)?
Once or twice a year I go through a major purge. I'll go through my closet and toss the clothes I no longer wear, aren't flattering, or don't fit me properly. I'll clean out all the lotion samples from my bathroom drawers or match all the Tupperware and leftover containers to their lids and recycle or … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 42: The Purge
When I was a little girl I used to freak myself out by saying my own name out loud. There was something really odd about hearing my own name in my own voice and if I repeated it over and over it began to have an abstract quality about it - like it was a … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 35: What If Nothing Is What It Seems?
My love affair with books began at a very young age. My parents were avid readers and passed their love of the written word down to me effortlessly. Parents of my friends tell me I was a curious and imaginative little girl, always interested in stories they told of their childhood, or their travels and adventures. One of … Continue reading On Loving Books