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Ideas for a less stressful holiday season

This is an older post from last year that is relevant.  I have added a few new ideas.  Laptop or paper and pen, coffee (or something stronger) and time.  Okay, I’m thinking the time one might be hard to achieve with the busiest time of year soon upon us.  So I think we should strategy… Read More Ideas for a less stressful holiday season

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Stream of Consciousness Saturday – psst…..

It is that time of the week for Stream of Consciousness Saturday.  Head over to Linda G Hill to find out more information and other writing prompts.  Just write! Psst, psst, comes from the person beside me. I keep my eyes forward and try not to engage. Who psst anyways? Now a days it is hey you,… Read More Stream of Consciousness Saturday – psst…..

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52 Weeks in 52 Words – the launch

It is that time of the week for Sacha Black writespiration.  For the past year every week she has given a writing prompt and you have 52 words to express it in.  Here goes my take this week. They smash champagne bottles on ships before their launch, so what would be the appropriate thing to smash… Read More 52 Weeks in 52 Words – the launch

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Life Lessons – personal space

I started blogging by accident, but now I can’t imagine not blogging. Blogging has made me look at life a bit differently – could I blog about that? Is this book worth sharing? And of course I love the blogging community. I have finally found my tribe! Thank you. I have been mulling over an… Read More Life Lessons – personal space

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Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Arm

It is that time of the week for Linda G Hill Stream of Consciousness Saturday.  Where Linda gives us a writing prompt and we write. Don’t over think it just write a stream of consciousness of what that words means to you – at least today!! I take my arm for granted. It is just part… Read More Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Arm

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What caught my eye – favorites from the past month

It is that time of the month where I share what caught my eye recently. I hope you find a few things to inspire you. I am not sure I could do all this color in my home, but I am really liking this look. Check out The design tabloid for tips on creating a bohemian interior.… Read More What caught my eye – favorites from the past month

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Stream of Consciousness Saturday

It is that time of the week for Linda G Hill stream of consciousness saturday.  Where you are given a prompt and just write – no editing or over thinking.  Easiest post of the week. Shortcuts are not always the best route.  I think you miss stuff when you take shortcuts.  I would rather go off… Read More Stream of Consciousness Saturday

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A different kind of monthly challenge

I am wrapping up my monthly challenges with just one more to go after this. I think this challenge caused me the most angst over putting a piece of myself out there.  Not that my mod-podge or Sharpie craft wasn’t out there but you get the idea! Last month I challenged myself to write a… Read More A different kind of monthly challenge

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My week in black and white

A friend challenged me on Facebook to take a black and white picture of my day for 7 days.  It was interesting and a bit of a challenge as I soon realized not every picture I took translated well to black and white.  That challenge lead me to this post.  So I decided to take… Read More My week in black and white

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Stream of Consciousness Saturday – which/witch

It is that time of the week for Linda G Hill Stream of Consciousness Saturday.  Every week Linda gives a writing prompt and you just go for it.  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday.  Where you just write what that prompt means to you no editing or over thinking just write! Which outfit should I wear? The sleeveless… Read More Stream of Consciousness Saturday – which/witch