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Five Lessons Learned from One Line a Day

Five lessons learned from one line a day journal

Five years ago I started a “One Line a Day” memory 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 Read more…


Ladies Who Laugh: 10 Awesome Women Making the World 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…


More Organized, More Creative, 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…


A Farewell to AIM: Thanks for the Memories, AOL Instant Messenger!

It’s the end of an era. An era that truthfully I didn’t realize was still going on until last week, but still the end of an era. AOL Instant Messenger, affectionately, AIM, will be shutting down on December 15, 2017.


Crushing the Affiliate Marketing Game

I have two main goals for participating in Amazon’s Affiliate Program¬†on this blog. 1.¬†Pay for the annual cost of my blog URL by linking to items on Amazon, thereby removing any and all mom guilt for having purchased something for Read more…


A Blogger’s To-Do List

I use my iPhone for everything. Everything. Once I dropped my phone on the ground and the front smashed into shards of glass and my first instinct was not “don’t use your phone” it was “put it in a plastic Read more…


You’ve Got the Write Stuff: Blogs, Short Stories, and Podcasts With Heart

With love and a little self-deprecation

A quick and overdue pause to thank all of you who have tuned in since my little internet baby was born a few months ago. It’s been a milestoney blog week – my ramblings now make it into the email Read more…