On Introversion, Social Anxiety and Made Up Words. #truth #servace #nofilter

Last weekend my daughter’s class had a late night field trip to the regional airport where we and a half billion other people (or a couple hundred, I’m not a mathmetician) crowded into the narrow hallway by the ticketing counter and waited for 2+ hours so we could greet some local veterans coming back from…

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Spring Break in Florida in Photographs.

It’s Thursday so I must be linking up with Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. This week’s prompts are: 1. Write a blog post that ends with the line: maybe next time. 2. Book review! 3. Create a recipe that incorporates hard boiled eggs. 4. Tell us about the last time you saw a movie. 5. Share…

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8 Things I Accomplished This Week

It seems to be a “focus on the little things” kind of week. I’m home with a dog recovering from surgery and while it’s going well on the whole, I’m feeling very on guard basically 24/7 and very not getting much done in between. But Mama Kat wants to know 8 things I accomplished this…

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7 Changes to Help Fight Against Winter Blahs.

This is what February was like for me in a nutshell. Have we talked enough about how dumb this season has been? I have my reasons for being angsty about the season and I’m guessing you do, too. Today I’m sharing my ideas on how to battle the winter blahs and take back your sanity…

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5 Favorite Things Right Now.

Is February kicking anybody else in the teeth right now? I feel like I keep talking about this but I really do hate the winter and this one isn’t being very nice to me. Or my car. Or my dog. I’m not saying Winter is to blame for all the cruddy things we’ve been dealing…

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Let’s Talk About: Candy

One of the prompt’s for this week’s Writer’s Workshop (hosted by the always brilliant Mama Kat) jumped out at me as being of critical importance. It’s timely and perhaps controversial but now more than ever we have to talk about… candy. I know – it’s bold of me to even go there and act like…

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The 7 Stages of a Snow Day

I have a love / hate relationship with the snow but letsbehonest, it’s mostly the hating part. Don’t get me wrong – it all starts out fine: You look outside and see those white fluffy balls of magic falling and oh yeah, it’s pretty great. Your Inner Olaf is there for it. The ground gets…

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My 2018 Vision Board.

Last year I created a vision board to set the tone for my year. Like every other blogger, I created a mantra / word for the year to go along with it: LESS IS MORE. I know it’s more than one word, but you get the idea. Here are some of the things I wanted…

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5 Halloween Costumes Ideas for Your Dog

In case you haven’t already met him: This is my dog, Doctor E. Or Doc for short. Or sometimes: “Oh my god, shut up, we get it – the mail is here! Go lay down!” He’s a very handsome dudeĀ  for sure and he can be a lot of fun but I’ll be honest, the…

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