About New Years Resolutions

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Ten Things of Thankful-Renegade Edition

In the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. ‘Tis the season for short-tempers and high stress. Instead of letting that stuff get me down, I’m going to list ten things for which I am thankful.1. Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas is streaming on Netflix. Philip will watch this year round. And now, I don’t have to be sad the only copy has been checked out of the library....more

Old School Blogging: Holiday Edition

Credit for this Old School Blogging idea once again goes to the lovely Olive To Run, as this appeared in my inbox yesterday I believe.  Well, her version did… To read her answers and check out her fantastic blog, click HERE!First things first: 1 Holy Night or 8 Crazy Ones? (Do you Celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, both?) One Holy Night....more


Hello you dearest <3yesterday I arrived home for the Holidays !...more
Karen Ballum Thanx dear Karen ! I hope you have a nice Christmastime too !more

30 Days and I made it with 18 posts!

For me, that’s not so bad!  As a matter of fact I think I will take up the December challenge and see how I do!  How many fellow bloggers make the 30 days?  If you did, CONGRATULATIONS!...more

Share Your World #6, Week 45

Here are my answers to this week's questions:1. What was the most important event in your life last week?Being down with a cold. Hun getting more ill than expected.2. Who was your favorite singer or music group in high school?...more

Gratitude Linkup - Week of 12/15/13

Participation in Laurel Regan's Gratitude linkup over at Alphabet Salad, is a great place for me to spend some time each week. Nothing can keep you in the moment like a dose of gratitude every so often. But, participation in the linkup is more than that to me, right now. Participation gives me a place to be accountable to my gratitude. It's a way for me to publicly share my gratitude. With the gratitude linkup, I can take a moment, any moment in time, and really stop....more

Idol, Here I Come!

It all started with a tweet, directly from American Idol.  I'm fairly Twitter-savvy and know (most of the time) if something is suspicious or an account is not verified.  But this was the real deal, AMERICAN IDOL tweeting me, and subsequently following me.  The tweet instructed me to direct message them about an exclusive event in L.A.  Sounded easy enough.  So I did.   Hopes did not rise too high, I was being realistic....more

Five Sense Friday #1

Today, I'm starting a linkup, Five Sense Friday. This isn't a new thing in the blogosphere, but it's new here. I was introduced to it a few weeks ago, but that blog has since not been posting. In fact, I haven't seen many new Five Sense Friday updates anywhere, so I figured why not give it a go on my own.Each of our five senses (touch, sight, smell, feel, and taste) help us to learn and understand the world around us. There are those among us who don't have full use of these faculties, so gratitude and celebration for them is certainly in order. Hence,...more

Reverb 2013 - Day 13

One day left. Well, one day for me anyway. Today's prompt:Favorite things: Give us a list of your favorite things from 2013. Could be material items, food, people, anything!...more