Tag: writing

I’m A Stay At Home Mom Because It’s Too Costly To Not Be

I woke up this morning with a start, realizing it is November 2nd and the gas bill was due two days ago. I’ve been so swamped lately, it just slipped my mind. This was the last of the bills to go on autopay, I just hadn’t gotten around to setting

Mark Your Calendars

My next book is coming out, in exactly one week. One. Week. That’s seven days. And since I’m posting this so late in the evening, many of you won’t read it until tomorrow, making that LESS than a week. Exciting stuff, I know. So at the mark of the one

Survey Says…

The results are in! A while ago, I sent out a survey to you guys on Surveymonkey, and the responses were OVERWHELMING. Just kidding, a ton of people took the time to click the survey; a mere 17 of you took the time to complete it. To you 17…a sincere

ISO Social Media Help (Because I’m Social Media Dumb)

You guys, I don’t even *really* know what ISO means. I mean, like, I think it means in search of; but I also don’t know when is actually the most appropriate time to use it. Like when I type it I feel like I’m some weird, middle aged pervert putting out

Seriously, Guys, Cut the Banter On Your Recipe Posts

Am I the only one getting just a little bit sick and FUCKING TIRED of having to scroll through paragraph after paragraph of banter when I am looking for a good recipe on the Internet? Seriously. We get it. You and Brad were celebrating your two year anniversary and you

From Now On, I’ll Do Me

I haven’t had much time to write for the last few months. I’ve written, just not on my blog. Still, I hadn’t realized how long it’s been since I checked in with you guys until a couple weeks ago. My daughter was playing a for-fun tennis match with a friend,

Being Supportive Does Not Always Make You A Good Person

I’ve had to do far too much supporting of others lately, and it has taken a toll on me. Keeping my mouth shut and my opinions to myself has pent up so much anger and frustration within me that I literally want to scream the truth in people’s faces sometimes –

The Internet Is Full of Mean People and Bloggers, and the Two Are One In the Same

Everyone, whether they realize it or not, reads blogs. At least everyone that reads stuff on the Internet. A lot of times I very intentionally try to only read legitimate news articles. I scope out particular sites I know to be traditional media; and then about a quarter of the way

For sitting on my ass about 10 hours, I sure got a lot done today

Every once in a while, we have to take a step back and ask ourselves: am I spinning my wheels? Am I running on empty? Is something burning me out? Two things happened last night – besides that whole food thing I wrote about earlier today – that contributed to

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