Abstinence April

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

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Daily Blog Challenge, Day 4: What’s In My Bag?

First of all, this was supposed to be the second post from my list, but when I looked at the list yesterday I accidentally went with the third one instead of the second. #mybad #numbers In any event, a) who cares and b) here is today's post: What's In My Bag? Many of the fashion … Continue reading Daily Blog Challenge, Day 4: What’s In My Bag?

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 83: When the Purging Bug Hits

I feel like crap today. I tried to fight off the cold but lost. I have a headache, sore throat, and am tired. I stayed up until midnight last night to watch our recording of the Steelers game. We couldn't watch it live because the son's flag football team made it to the finals! #exciting!  … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 83: When the Purging Bug Hits

Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 42: The Purge

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

On Moving and Life Lessons

In May things were looking good. The end of the school year was mere weeks away and I had a good, solid plan for transitioning from teaching into writing full-time. We had recently - finally, after nearly three years in the house - put the finishing touches on my office space. I was feeling really positive … Continue reading On Moving and Life Lessons

How Much Is Enough?

Dear, Dear, Dear Reader, This question has been haunting me of late..."How much is "enough"?"I know what I don't have enough of...sleep and time being the top two. Time is far and away #1 on my list. I don't have time enough to think, or write, or relax, or meditate, or wonder, or ponder, or … Continue reading How Much Is Enough?