I am not a natural peacemaker. Those who know me and have spent lots of time with me may at first be shocked by this fact. I know myself well enough to see that I gravitate towards seeking out the right and wrong. I am pretty bold in my statements, to the point where I,… Continue reading Blessed are…
It was 15 months ago when I first began my journey towards creating a new look and style for myself (and documenting said journey here in “Everyday Lessons”). Looking back over the dozens of outfits that have made it onto this blog, it’s pretty clear that my fashion sense and personal style has evolved…and continues… Continue reading [The Closet Chronicles] Welcome into My Wardrobe!
This post is one I never thought I would ever write…and (understandably) it’s taken me a week to do it. There are some things in my life I’m scared to bring to light…to share in such a public place. But the more I battle through this THING in my life, the more I realize I… Continue reading Hair Aspirations (and the battle within)
Funny Hat + Pricey “Wallpaper” = Wisdom (allegedly) …and no, I’m not here to teach you life lessons…heaven forbid it… Like all other human beings who are walking through this thing called “life, ” it seems I’m always learning something new. Whether it’s from old, time-tested ideas and doctrine, new experiences, or (most painful and… Continue reading Welcome to "Life Lessons"
…amazed…truly amazed… I just can’t seem to measure up. Both in quantity and quality, it seems that the others who take part in this field are head over heels beyond my meager capabilities. Ok…*deep breath*…I guess it’d be nice to know what I was speaking of… Recently, I’ve been uncovering other blogs that have truly… Continue reading Repurposing & Restructuring: Time to REVAMP!!
Stone Soup by Jan Eliot (from http://www.gocomics.com/) I don’t know what it is about Spring here in Michigan. In Georgia, I never had this sudden urge to clean the house from top to bottom when the weather began to show signs of Spring (but then, the winters weren’t quite as cold and the spring a… Continue reading In the Spring, One’s Fancy Turns to Thought of…Spring Cleaning???
1 Corinthians 1:27-31 (ESV) 27 But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; 28 God chose what is low and despised in the world, even things that are not, to bring to nothing things that are, 29 so that no human… Continue reading A Reflection on 1 Corinthians…and a favorite childhood story…
We remember those who lost their lives or loved ones ten years ago today. We remember those who heroically risked or lost their lives to save others ten years ago today. We remember those that continue to lay down their lives to fight and protect this nation from those who wish to cause us harm… Continue reading We Remember…Ten Years Ago Today…
Tuesday/Wednesday: Let the Shopping COMMENCE!! So D-Day has arrived. It is time to take all of your carefully laid battle plans and head out to battle. However, even in the midst of shopping, there are a few rules to follow in order to make sure one gets the best possible deals. Rule #1: Take people… Continue reading Couponing, Anyone? (The Final Episode)
Monday: Grocery List Assembly!! a.k.a. Preparing for Battle Mondays are probably the one day of Couponing that I would rather do without…but is absolutely necessary to the success of getting the most savings with the coupons you have on hand. It is the day that I spend at LEAST five hours preparing my grocery list… Continue reading Couponing, Anyone? (Part TWO)