Morning Pages 01

“Morning Pages are three pages of longhand, stream of consciousness writing, done first thing in the morning. *There is no wrong way to do Morning Pages*– they are not high art. They are not even “writing.” They are about anything and everything that crosses your mind…” These are supposed to be for my eyes only, … More Morning Pages 01

Things I’ve Learned (So Far) from Working at Home

Cats are just as annoying (if not more so) as human coworkers. There’s still drama, but instead of finding out that so and so slept with so and so from accounting, there’s cleaning up the hairballs, keeping them from tearing down the blinds and constantly breaking up cat fights. Also, your coworkers in an office (usually? hopefully?) … More Things I’ve Learned (So Far) from Working at Home

8 Things You Didn’t Know about the Cast of PARKS AND RECREATION

After six years, everyone’s favorite local government employees from Pawnee, Indiana, will be saying farewell in their seventh and final season of Parks and Recreation, beginning tonight. The final season will consist of 13 episodes on NBC. Yet, after watching these characters for so many years, there may still be some facts even the most … More 8 Things You Didn’t Know about the Cast of PARKS AND RECREATION

Fear

Lately, I’ve been terrified to write anything in here. And it sucks, because I used to love writing in this space so much. When I really kept up with this blog, I wasn’t afraid of what I posted, because it really didn’t matter. I didn’t really worry about what anyone thought. Then, the last four … More Fear

Bloglovin

I have recently become a HUGE fan of Bloglovin and I’m hoping you guys can follow me there. It’s wonderful and so easy to use! It organizes all of your favorite blogs you follow in one place, sorting out all of the read from the unread posts, so it’s easy to maintain and not miss … More Bloglovin

The Break-Up

I didn’t realize I would feel this depressed.  I am annoyed with life. I am annoyed with myself. I want to punch everyone in sight. I want to hug everyone in sight. I laugh for no reason and then, suddenly, I feel like my life is over and I sob and hug myself in desperation…because … More The Break-Up

Ruckus Book Review: Confessions of a Scary Mommy – Jill Smokler

Originally published in Ruckus Magazine. When Jill Smokler found out she was pregnant, she had a “hysteria inducing, this-cannot-be-happening-to-me, why-did-I-not-triple-up-on-the-birth-control shock that rocked [her] selfish, skinny life to the very core.” Her life consisted of working, shopping, eating out with her husband, drinking with friends and shopping some more. Surprisingly, once her first child was … More Ruckus Book Review: Confessions of a Scary Mommy – Jill Smokler