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What is Saving My Life Right Now

Today is the halfway point of winter. If you live where it is sunny and warm….then you likely aren’t struggling through the days like the rest of us hoping for a peek at the sun and maybe a day with temperatures above 30 degrees. Here in Iowa, the last few weeks have been foggy, dreary,…
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Top Posts from 2016

2016 was a year where I wrote less than I had in past years. I found it hard to find time to write after finding the time to read. I think this year I’ll focus a bit more on my writing and a bit less on promoting my writing. All the social media posts take…
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Currently…

I feel like I’m been a bit out of the blogging loop lately. Summer just disappeared before my eyes and our kids have been in school for a week already. Life just keeps moving and I feel like I’m hanging on for dear life to the caboose at the end of the train. So, to…
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A Day in My Life

Today I’m linking up with Trish at Love, Laughter, and a Touch of Insanity for her A Day in the Life 2nd Annual Blogger Event. Numerous bloggers will all be sharing a Day in Our Lives on March 23, 2016. I think it will be a lot of fun to see how everyone spends their…
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Don’t Let a Typo Stop You from Love – Grammarly

Eighteen years ago, I was chatting with this man I had never met on AOL Instant Message. We lived in the same city and had started chatting through AIM one afternoon. Keep in mind this is something I had never done before, but something led me to say “Hello” back. We are closing in on…
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#52ListProject – Catching Up

I purchased the book, The 52 Lists Projectfor my 43rd birthday in October. This book focuses on weekly journaling based on lists.  I love making lists and thought this sounded like a great way to remember a year. I plan to complete  a list every week for this next year. Even though the journal begins in Winter…
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#52ListsProject – Favorite Meals and Treats

I purchased the book, The 52 Lists Project for my 43rd birthday. The book focuses on weekly journaling based on lists.  I love making lists and thought this sounded like a great way to remember a year. I plan to complete  a list every week for this next year. Even though the journal begins in Winter with Week…
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Halloween Literary Character Quiz

In celebration of Halloween, I’m sharing this fun Halloween quiz created by Grammarly. I’m sorry if the picture below creeps you out. It does me too! But, this is who I got after taking the quiz. Since I am such a scaredy cat, I can honestly tell you that I haven’t read a single one…
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#52ListsProject – Mood-Boosting Songs

I mentioned in a previous post that I purchased the book, THE 52 LISTS PROJECT. It’s a book that focuses on weekly journaling based on lists.  I love making lists and thought this sounded like a great way to remember a year. I purchased the book for my 43rd birthday and decided I would do…
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Tips for Quick Ways to Pamper Yourself from Take Lessons

School is back in session here. I usually try to spend the first day of school treating myself, but this year I ended up subbing the first three days of school. Then the rest of the week was full of appointments and running errands, so I really didn’t have any time to just relax and…
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Wave
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took


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