To kick off Blogging Month, I will answer the 2013 prompt about the million dollars in one day. The tricky part of this question is I am very proud to be a frugal mom. I will not be frivolous in my spending. Since I am in the middle of an ongoing struggles with work, kids and family, I definitely want to help the greater good. It won't do anybody any measurable or lasting good to buy a new house or a new car or material gifts. ...more
NaBloPoMO Day 1
For the first post of NaBloPoMo I decided to go with my own topic. I have been meaning to do this "vlog tag of firsts" for some time.
Thanks to a little NaBloPoMo motivation, I finally made the time to shoot this video....more
Lao Tzu had it right when he said, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”. In my case, it began with a single blog written on hot as balls day in August. It was short, sweet and to the point. It was my jumping off point. My declaration of independence from boredom and depression. I was going to take “me” back one blog at time....more
For the month of November, I’m trying a few things.First off, I’d like to give warning that I’m the Queen of Over-Commitment. If I’m not over-committing, I’m greatly under-committing. I have no middle ground. It’s a problem....more
Have you heard of NaNoWriMo (or in long form: National Novel Writing Month)? Basically, November is novel writing month and every November thousands of people dedicate themselves to trying to write an entire 50,000 word novel. From what I understand, an outline and some planning can be done prior to November and the novel does not have to be edited or polished by the end of the month. Haven't heard of it? Up until a couple of years ago, neither had I. Since then, I've had a few friends participate and many people I now follow online (blogs or YouTube) participate....more