• Facts of Life

    A Basketful of Ideas

    Once upon a time I was going to start a blog about beauty products. I had preliminary sketches of what the site would look like and how it would be organized. It was going to be all about natural and organic beauty products and how to find the right products for your skin. While I’m still into it to a degree, skin care was once a HUGE passion of mine. I was always trying new things: drugstore brands, department store crap, and everything in between. I once gave an entire Oil of Olay set to a friend who almost wouldn’t take it because she thought it was too expensive for…

  • Writing Journey

    Life & Lemons

    I give up. I’ve been trying to write a post about why I don’t want to talk about writing, but I think I’ll just be straightforward. It has nothing to do with the state of the world. I had a long overdue public meltdown about writing crap at the beginning of the year. Though, honestly, while I know it isn’t true, I’ve been feeling very much like I’m not allowed to be upset about anything. This mentality might actually be making everything worse. So here I am. Complaining about writing again. I’m not apologizing for it. There are a lot of things I’m dealing with right now. I’d rather not…

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    There’s No Place Like Home For The Holidays…

    So far this year, this has been me… So unlike my usual… I’m done shopping for gifts, a few weeks later than usual, I must say. Haha. It’s on my calendar to get decorations up tonight as I only have two decorations right now, but I did get wrapping and gift bagging done last night, also later than usual. 😛 I know what you might be thinking: “Seriously, it’s only the 7th.” But this is a person (me) who is usually done and wrapped by Thanksgiving and decorating the house the weekend after. So, yes, I’m behind. And yes, everyone is teasing me. Haha. I wasn’t feeling all that festive…