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Christmas Movie Bracket Winner

So you’d think I would start off this post by congratulating the winning movie from the Very Merry Christmas Movie Bracket. But first I have to say a gigantic thank you. I’d Like To Thank the Academy To every single Read more…


A Very Merry Road to the Final 4

A Very Merry Road to the Final 4

The Very Merry Christmas Movie Bracket wraps up this week (scroll down for the voting schedule!) and it’s been a wild ride, my friends. We’ve been through a lot together.


5 Lessons Learned from 1 Line a Day Journaling

Five lessons learned from one line a day journal

Five years ago I started a One Line a Day Journal. Each page has a date at the top with lines for five years. Every day I write down one line about something that happened that day. From monumental moments to Read more…


A Very Merry Christmas Movie Bracket

Vote for your favorite to crown the champion of Christmas. Well commercialized Christmas.

UPDATE 12/17: We are down to our Very Merry Christmas Movie Bracket Final 4! Elf vs. Home Alone starts Sunday, December 17 at 7pm. Grinch vs. Love Actually starts Monday, December 18 at 7pm. Check out the Very Merry Road to Read more…


Ladies Who Laugh: 10 Hilarious Women Making the World A Lot Funnier

I’m thankful for approximately 4,500 things this year. But in the spirit of “going around the large Thanksgiving table and there is really only time for each person to share one thing before the sweet potatoes get cold” I’m getting Read more…


Recipes are Bossy: 4 Recipes for People Who Don’t Like to Follow Directions

Avocado Chicken Enchiladas, Black Bean Quinoa Casserole, and Other Delicious Recipes That Are Hard to Mess Up

I wonder how much better food would taste if I followed the instructions on recipes. Probably a lot, but sadly, I’ll never know. As it turns out I’m just too arrogant to be a good cook. And I don’t have Read more…


Love & Football: A House Divided

Years ago I asked my mom “How are you supposed to know who to marry?” Sure there is love and respect and attraction, but what is the secret sauce for making a marriage last? She gave some very sage advice. Read more…


1 Minute of Activity, 20 Minutes of Silence & More Dessert: Good Advice from Helpful People

3 Pieces of Good Advice from Helpful People

With Love and a Little Self-Deprecation is a lot of things, just not “helpful” or “informative” or “grammatically correct.” And to mine ownself I will continue to be true. The next post on here will probably be a giant run Read more…


Kevin Garnett Bought Me a Corolla

How Kevin Garnett balanced my budget and bought me a Corolla

After my dreams of being a food decorator were so harshly dashed, I found a new dream. Sports Marketing. Did I do a lot of research into what sports marketing entailed? No. Did I know one person who went to Read more…


Tales of a Crazy Cat(less) Lady

I am very allergic to cats, and as a result have never really cared for them all that much. As a species, felines don’t really seem all that bent out of shape about it though. I guess the feeling is Read more…