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The word gratitude comes from the Latin root gratus, meaning “pleasing; welcome; agreeable.” Gratus is also the root of related terms such as grace, gratuity and gratis, all signifying positive moods, actions and ideas. This is because of its Proto-Indo-European root, gwere, meaning “to praise, to celebrate; to be in contact with the Divine.” In other words, being grateful is equivalent to feeling the presence… Continue reading Gratus

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Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots – Episode 47

If you’re new to my blog, welcome! Here is an explanation of the tater tot post. Margaret You're going to love this news if you grew up reading this book: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgO3jIC2Rh8 Judy Blume was present throughout the filming process, as evidenced by the trailer. Also? It comes out on my birthday. 🖤 Prompts no more? I'm disappointed… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots – Episode 47

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My Favorite TikToks of 2022

TikTok is my favorite app. Here are some of my favorites from last year. https://www.tiktok.com/@thenovemberdiaries/video/7084786879068949802?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1 https://www.tiktok.com/@kaiabellylaughs/video/7079569257566080302?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&q=kaiabellylaughs&t=1672951801300 https://www.tiktok.com/@fuck.it.go.explore/video/7093338329172675845?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&q=fuck%20it%20go%20explore&t=1672951898766 https://www.tiktok.com/@akcrucial/video/7097368039120817450?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&q=akcrucial&t=1672951984881 https://www.tiktok.com/@johnnybananas_/video/7098073872519433478?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1 https://www.tiktok.com/@cherami_farms/video/7141835353903615275?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&q=cherami%20farms&t=1672952814856 https://www.tiktok.com/@ramdassofficial/video/7144852720732818734?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&q=ramdassofficial&t=1672952867830 https://www.tiktok.com/@feralpussycat/video/7149562452617776427?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&item_id=7149562452617776427&q=feralpuss&t=1672952934316 https://www.tiktok.com/@pallis96/video/7177496272927083781?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&q=pallis%2096&t=1672953066493 What were your favorites? My most recent podcast can be found here: https://anchor.fm/agracefulllife/episodes/Rants--Rita--and-Realities-e1t4jht

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What I Kept | December 2022

These are the things I kept on my phone in the last month of 2022. https://www.tiktok.com/@wanderingswithsarah/video/7177448823130819883?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&q=wandering%20with%20sarah&t=1671551710522 My music festival was a hit. Everyone fell asleep.😂 Seeing these racks at Kohl's a few weeks ago brought back a flood of memories. They were not pleasant memories. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KR9rDFby5lE https://www.tiktok.com/@novaultramusic/video/7167539882536095022?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&q=novaultramusic&t=1671137264819 This is the song. She looks like she's sitting in… Continue reading What I Kept | December 2022

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What I Kept | November 2022

These are the things I kept on my phone in November. https://www.tiktok.com/@libbymulligan1992/video/7156613612625317126?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1 Starting off strong... Bye bye Halloween... Good OR bad... I saw this at World Market. ❤️ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3XxyumH_6Y I love this version It was a rough vet visit. 😂 https://www.tiktok.com/@mcmattster0/video/7155009013338361130?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&q=mcmattster&t=1668630338276 I watched this several times. The last sunset in the decade before the births of… Continue reading What I Kept | November 2022