My friend Jeanette, the mastermind behind the vision board, has gotten me to thinkin' again which is never ever good. She wrote a post about 30 Refreshingly Unique Blog Writing Prompts and let me tell you, they are indeed refreshing. Every once in a while, bloggers/writers/journalists/"influencers" (hate that word) run into a dirty little… Continue reading Quirks? I Got ‘Em By The Boatload
On July 21st, I will be attending my 30-year high school reunion at my rural Ohio high school. It will be full of fun things like seeing old teachers, visiting old schools, seeing old classmates. Lots of old stuff to make me feel less old or conversely, even older. Let's just say… Continue reading Things I Didn’t Do Before My 30-Year High School Reunion
Last year I took the summer off from writing because I wanted to be present in my summer parenting. This summer, I am on the fence about that. I have a big summer planned and yes, I plan on being present for all of it. But I am discovering (through therapy) that writing is… Continue reading Love It or Hate It
I don't. Have too much time on my hands, to be clear. But my John Hughes addiction never sleeps. Never. Sleeps. And yours shouldn't either which is why I am sharing with you something that I have kept secret for a very long time. I have an Apple Music playlist dedicated to songs… Continue reading John Hughes Playlist Because I Have Too Much Time on My Hands
I discovered this a few weeks ago while innocently hopping over to my profile from Ella's account. Speaking of hopping, my husband's Netflix profile name is Hop Along because he falls a lot. Long story. Let's just say he once fell down the escalator in the John Hancock building and looked like a gunshot… Continue reading Our Dog Has a Netflix Profile and Other Random Bits #StreamTeam
To be clear, my rep over at G.H. Cretors had no clue how this post was gonna spin. But I knew exactly how I was going to turn an average giveaway into something more special. Much more special indeed. I was watching Dirty Dancing with Ella the other evening and it got me to thinking:… Continue reading Where Are They Now? 80’s Movie Edition Sponsored by G.H. Cretors Popcorn
Last spring, one of my friends told me about this book titled You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero. I saw it at Target for 12 bucks then whipped out my phone and bought it on Amazon for $7.75 because I like my money a lot more than an evolved state of being. That was… Continue reading I’m a Badass, He’s a Badass, She’s a Badass, We’re a Badass, Wouldn’t You Like to Be a Badass Too?