Favorite Tidbits from Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist

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 […]

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, […]

Day 8 – What are your most epic failures (and how did you overcome them)?

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 […]

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 […]

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 35: What If Nothing Is What It Seems?

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 […]