Time To Do The Work

Today’s planned post was light and altogether out of place right now. But, I’ve got to say something. Gosh, the world is so so heavy right now. Right outside our doors is a scary place. And while the pandemic is unprecedented, what happened to George Floyd is unfortunately not. Again, it’s very tragically not uncharted […]

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Real It ‘Til You Feel It

This is my new, somewhat lame, but still rhyming take on fake it ’til you make it. And no, I’m not bashing fake it ’til you make it. It works wonders in a number of situations that include, but are not limited to: Being nice to someone who gets on your nerves because you don’t […]

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Hello From Quarantine

Happy Memorial Day, fam! It’s been a while. I hope you’re all doing well during this truly strange time. Long story short, our household is doing okay. We’re all homebodies by nature, so other than wanting to do house projects and being too afraid to go to Home Depot, we’re kind of peachy. Well, as […]

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2020: A Lesson In Intentionality

Alternative titles include but are not limited to: 2020: WTF? 2020: Let Me Out 2020: Where is 2021, already? Let me just apply a disclaimer to this post… What’s about to follow may imply that I’m cool as a cucumber about what’s going on in the world, and that I’m handling it completely rationally (this […]

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Thirty-Fun

Hey, hey! It’s my birthday! There are some new faces here that have joined me since blogmas, and somehow, in my post-blogmas hiatus. What better day for me to introduce myself than my birthday? If you’re new around here, hi, hello. I appreciate you, and your reading this post is literally part of making my […]

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Book Review: The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank

I’m off to a great start on that 2020 goal of reading 12 books and have already finished my first of the year, The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank. I’ve had this book for a seriously long time (I got it at Borders… are they done for?), and dug it out […]

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New Year, Same Me (but better, I hope)

New year, time for some resolutions. Mental health, first. That’s easier said than done because I truly believe that good mental health involves pretty consistent commitment to all of the quintessential resolutions. So, in putting my mental health first, I’m also prioritizing the following goals and living by the cliche, “You have to love yourself […]

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Blogmas Day 24: ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

Merry Christmas Eve to you all! This is a repost from last year because I liked this cover of mine so much *toots own horn.* Today has been kind of crazy with a sick Chuck and an injured dad, and just things generally not going as planned. But, in the spirit of the good, old-fashioned […]

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Blogmas Day 23: 5 Things I Learned in 2019

We’re just two days out people, I repeat, just two days out. I’d actually planned to film a funny baking video today (that I’ll save for later), but dang it, editing is hard. That, and I have a killer headache/stomachache combo and am just not feeling it. We’re all about to be inundated with resolutions […]

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Blogmas Day 21: The Gift of Authenticity

Let’s talk authenticity. Authenticity. Real. Genuine. Buzzwords we hear a ton in the age of social media and everything in your face all the time. Being hashtag authentic has taken social platforms and brand marketing by storm and we’ve seen a ton of positivity come from the #real movement, like… The #aeriereal campaign, where we are finally […]

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