Think, Think, Think

Just after the words left my mouth I knew I shouldn’t have said them. Not before; after. As soon as I realized what I had said, I wanted to rip out my vocal chords and never say another thing again. But then I couldn’t talk, and I kind of like to talk, so that wasn’t … More Think, Think, Think

Shameless Plug

Full disclosure, this is really hard for me. Really hard. But I have to ask all of you for a BIG favor. If you’re enjoying my blog, would you please, Like, Share, Follow via WordPress and/or email, etc.? So essentially all the stuffz? I really need to increase my platform and I don’t know how … More Shameless Plug

Beauty from Ashes

Ever had a day where you felt like you failed at everything? From the moment your feet hit the ground, you made not one, single, solitary, good decision? Yeah, me too. In fact, today feels a little bit like that. Although, I did make a few good choices early on, so I guess it’s not … More Beauty from Ashes

On The Move

The new year is a time of to start fresh and make change. In the spirit of that idea, I shared with you a couple of weeks ago that I have adopted the word “Finish” as my word of the year and my personal goal to be sure I finish what I start. This week, … More On The Move

A Time to Finish

Last year I started a new tradition for myself – identifying a theme word for the year.  I find it kind of funny that my Facebook feed has recently been awash with people sharing the word a new Facebook app identified for them to use for their new year. Coincidence? Possibly, but I choose to … More A Time to Finish

A New Christmas Poem

‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through the house, The kids were heard yelling, “Please cover your mouth!” The Kleenex were piling up in the waste bin, And all were avoiding them, even their kin.   See, the parents were ailing, in their blanket covered chairs, Dreaming of when the next Nyquil dose could … More A New Christmas Poem

No Elf on My Shelf

Dear Santa, I thought I would take a minute to thank you for holding off on the whole “Elf on a Shelf” phenomenon until my kids were too old for it. I know that you and your fellow holiday dignitaries rely heavily upon parental participation to complete your holiday related tasks. After all, employing enough … More No Elf on My Shelf