Welcome To My Dark Carnival: The Beginning (Part 2, may be triggering)

Scale of Lies! Gaze into the crystal ball of Madam Marie Claire! See our newest funhouse, Mutilation Madness! Ride the Cocaine Train and the hellacious Bulimicoaster! Visit the Halls of Increasingly-Cherubic Mirrors, now with Talking Conscience! Every step you take drags you deeper into the abyss! Nobody knows where it ends, and some don't ever see daylight again! Are you willing to risk it all in the Dark Carnival?...more

Welcome To My Dark Carnival: The Beginning (Part 1, may be triggering)

Step right up! Free admission to the Dark Carnival! Where every mirror twists your self-perception and your body to mammoth proportions! Step onto the Scale of Lies! Gaze into the crystal ball of Madam Marie Claire! See our newest funhouse, Mutilation Madness! Ride the Cocaine Train and the hellacious Bulimicoaster! Visit the Halls of Increasingly-Cherubic Mirrors, now with Talking Conscience! Every step you take drags you deeper into the abyss! Nobody knows where it ends, and some don't ever see daylight again! Are you willing to risk it all in the Dark Carnival?...more

Thrift Store Shopping: Great Deals Right In Your Hometown

A lot of people these days LOVE to shop at Wal-mart and the mall and K-mart and all these chain stores and think that $20 for a hoodie that barely fits is a good deal. Well, for those that only have $20 to their name, such as I, think that it's a total waste of money. In my opinion, used clothes are the way to go. Once you wear a brand new shirt or a pair of pants for a day, they're used, aren't they?...more

Fabulous article! Thanks for bringing thrift store shopping to the mainstream!

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Ten Things That Changed In Me When I Moved

Before I begin, I would like to briefly describe how I wound up on this farm, and to state that I am, by no means, a farm girl, but merely a city girl that loves to get her hands dirty. This is not intended to be a 'downer' post or a self-centered "poor me" one, but a few life lessons that I have learned in my 19 short years of existence, and possibly some tips for those that aren't coping so well with moving out....more