Month: June 2017

Journal Prompts – July 2017

Journal Prompts – July 2017

I’ve been writing and posting on Instagram about how much I love morning pages for a while now.  I’ve gotten several message from people saying that they’d love to journal or do morning pages, but can never think of anything to say!  And believe me, I’ve been there.  While I’ve been preaching that it’s important …

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Three Card Draw – July 29, 2017

Three Card Draw – July 29, 2017

I don’t think I’ve ever written about my tarot habit before.  I love tarot cards – not because I think they help me predict the future or because I think I’m psychic, but they help me tap into what I’m really thinking and hoping for.  I’ll spend some time writing about my tarot philosophy soon, …

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Top 10 Tuesday – Top Books of 2017

Top 10 Tuesday – Top Books of 2017

Today I’m linking up with The Broke and the Bookish to share my Top 10 books of 2017.  I’m going to focus on the books that I’ve read so far this year and instead of ten books, I’m going to share my five favorites of the year. They are in the order that I read …

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The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda

The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda

I guess summer is the perfect time for me to read book by Megan Miranda, because last summer’s read of All The Missing Girls set me up to have high expectations for this one — and it definitely held up its end of the bargain! The Perfect Stranger: A Novel tells the story of Leah Stevens, a …

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The Virginia Woolf Writers’ Workshop

The Virginia Woolf Writers’ Workshop

Oh my gosh you guys!  I finished a book!!  It’s happened so infrequently lately that this feels like a momentous occasion.  I just finished The Virginia Woolf Writers’ Workshop: Seven Lessons to Inspire Great Writing by Danell Jones.  I’ve been coveting this one for a while and finally decided to just buy it.  I’m so glad …

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How I’ve Changed After 6 Months of Morning Pages

How I’ve Changed After 6 Months of Morning Pages

Today marks six months of writing morning pages.  How unbelievable is that?  For some reason, I took 3 weeks off in late May and early June.  I sometimes do this: I’ll be on a roll with something and then all of a sudden I stop. Then I forget to start again!  Does that ever happen …

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Another Writer to Devour – Sherman Alexie

Another Writer to Devour – Sherman Alexie

Errr.., you know what I mean.  Don’t devour the writer, only his work. On my way to work this morning, I heard Sherman Alexie being interviewed about his new book.  Full confession: I’ve never read anything by Sherman Alexie.  And – now this is embarrassing – because he has “Alex” in  his name, I was …

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Our Chicken Ladies

Our Chicken Ladies

I’m not sure if I’ve ever shared that we have chickens!  We’ve had chickens since 2014 – the summer after we moved into our home. Keeping our ladies has been an adventure and earlier this week there was another turn in the story. I’ll start at the beginning so that you can understand my low …

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Quick Lit Link Up

Quick Lit Link Up

This month I’m linking up with the Modern Mrs. Darcy and her QuickLit post!  This gives me a chance to share a lot of what I’ve been staying busy with.  It’s been one of those spring/summers when I’m so busy all of the time, but have very little to show for it! What I’m Reading: …

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Stop spending so much time drawing those lines!

Stop spending so much time drawing those lines!

I just wanted to share one more little sewing trick today.  If you’re a quilter and make lots of half square triangles, you know how time consuming it can be to draw lines on the back of squares before sewing.  There are some fancy sewing machines out there that have lasers built in and they …

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