Lemonade Linings

Freelance Writer. Blogger. Shower Singer. Taco Lover. Devoted Doggy Mama. Always covered in dog hair and refusing to feel bad about it.

My Fears About Becoming a Young Biz Owner

You know, I feel like everybody — myself included — tends to talk about how great it is to run your own business. How rewarding it is. How exciting it is ....more

Reflections on 24

First things first, I apologize if this post is just a complete rambling mess. It's very late on a Monday night, and I've been working like a crazy person in order to try to get ahead for our honeymoon. My eyes feel like they're permanently crossed ....more

Weekly Goals

Well, hello there, everybody! Welcome back to Monday!I'm feeling positively recharged, rejuvenated, and ready to take on this week. Could that have anything to do with the fact that I know we leave for our dream honeymoon on Saturday? ...more

High Five for Friday

Happy Friday, friends!This week was really a strange one. It felt like it went fast, but also slow. I'm kind of stuck in this awkward period of catching up on work after getting married/working ahead in order to prepare for our honeymoon ....more

Why Social Media is Putting You in a Sour Mood

Do you ever end up in a sour mood, but you aren't really sure why? I'm willing to bet that overuse of social media usually plays at least a small part in your bad attitude.Think I'm crazy? Personally, I definitely notice a direct correlation between my mood and my amount of social networking time ....more

Bombchelle Industries Freelancer Planner

You all know that I'm constantly looking for ways to keep my business more organized — and nothing gets me excited like a great planner!So, I was super pumped when Michelle Nickolaisen reached out to me about The Freelancer Planner. Basically, it's a monthly planner geared towards — you guessed it — freelancers. It makes it easy to keep track of your projects, clients, income, tasks, and more! ...more

Netflix Shows I've Been Loving

You guys, I really love watching t.v. It's my way of relaxing and winding down at the end of the day. I'd love to say that I do something productive, like knit socks or paint masterpieces. But, that's just not my reality ....more

Weekly Goals

Hey there, friends!It's officially my first Monday as a married lady! That's right, we finally sealed the deal this past Friday. It was a gorgeous (and incredibly hot) day, and I am absolutely exhausted ....more

See You Monday!

Hey there, ya'll! Just a quick note to say that I'm a little preoccupied with catching up/getting ahead on some work projects — oh, and getting married. So, things will be quiet around here for the next couple of days ....more

Reflections on My First Year as a Business Owner

You guys. I can hardly believe it, but I've been running my own business as a freelance writer for a little over a year now. That's right, my first day actually working for myself was Monday, July 7.As you might guess, I've learned a lot about what it takes to be a business owner throughout this year, and I'm still constantly learning every day ....more