‘Frankenstein’ TWSM Book Review

'Frankenstein' by Mary Shelley For this book review, I chose a science fiction novel with themes of ambition, revenge, family, and dangerous knowledge — that was written over 200 years ago, Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Even if you don’t like “old” books I recommend that you give it a try. It is amazing how relatable Frankenstein is, and there are even free versions of the e-book that you can download — bonus! Mary Wollstonecraft ...
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Practical Change…How Bad Do You Want It?

Practical Change...How Bad Do You Want It? Look at your life and pinpoint for yourself some things that you really, really want.  Got them?  Good.  Now tell me how bad do you want them? Do you want them bad enough to change everything about yourself that stands in the way of you getting them?  Do you want them bad enough to give up your behaviors that don’t work?  Do you want them bad enough to ...
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Things I Dread-Part 2

Things I dread...It is Saturday. I’m debating another soda and a snack. No music as I just finished recording my radio shows.As much as I love music. Sometimes the quiet of our house is what I want. Like now. Since getting divorced there are topics I’m not a fan of talking to my ex husband about.It gets uncomfortable. It gets awkward. Like money. As I shared.Or say, dating. There is a lot of history behind the ...
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When No One Is Looking

It has been said that the true character of a person is determined by what they do when no one is looking.  I just read an article someone wrote called of the shopping cart theory. You can read it here. I have to say that it comes off a little bit judgmental at the end but it did make me think about what I do when no one is watching. For instance for the 25 ...
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New Year, New Fridge, New Pantry, Tips on Organizing-Part Two

New Year, New Fridge, New Pantry, Tips on Organizing-Part Two. You can view Part One here. Moving onto the pantry...We are going to apply several of the same principles and strategies when it comes to organizing a pantry.  If you don’t have a built-in pantry or a pantry-type closet in your kitchen, that is ok. You can easily re-purpose a piece of furniture like a glass cabinet, hutch, or bakers rack and turn it into ...
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TWSM Recipe Review Chick Or Turkey Soup

Everyone knows that a good homemade soup can take away any cold. This “base” recipe is a great building block for creating the perfect soup. I used some leftover turkey for this recipe. The best thing to use is left over chicken or rotisserie chickens. Trying to fight off a nasty cold? Load this soup with tons of extra garlic and cayenne pepper. It will help boost your immune system to fight whatever it may ...
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Friday Nights Are My Nights

Friday nights are my night…. I do not know when It happened but over the last few years Friday nights are now my night.  It’s Friday night and I am sitting home, pouring a glass of wine, telling Alexa to play my favorite country station, and deciding which pile to tackle first.   I do not make many plans with friends on Friday night.  I do not schedule a night full of home projects. I do ...
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Yup, Nope! Not Today

Yup, Nope! Not today.. It is Sunday afternoon I am drinking Diet Pepsi and literally slammed a snack size bag of Cheetos and Oreos. No music. I am listening to my daughter visit with her Dad. I am trying to be calm but if you read what I ate I think you know the level of anxiety he brings. He is always late for his visits. When he does get here, he stands outside our front ...
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Dating Post Divorce

Dating post divorce....I have this friend who is recently, finally divorced after a long difficult divorce and traumatic marriage.  She is finally ready to rediscover herself and to start dating again.  She has entrusted me to act as a friend, confidant, and consultant.  During our discussions I have jokingly referred to the fact that a "Dating Post-Divorce" handbook doesn't exist, so we each have to live our own journeys.  I have relived some of my ...
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I Think I Can

"I think I can".....The Little Engine That Could.  Have you read the book?  If you have not, it’s a must! The subliminal message within 'The Little Engine That Could' ,speaks volumes.  These are the kinds of books, stories, words, that mold our thinking.  They open our mind to a new way of thinking.  They push us beyond the place where we might give up. I read a quote from Henry Ford once that I keep ...
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  1. Robbie walker

    I’m glad to see ,some of us know that stuff ain’t free. Hard work is not a give me. You learn how to appreciate what you have worked your ass off for. I’m glad there’s a few good ones left.

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  2. Sheila

    Your blog and Instagram posts make me remember that I am not alone in this journey as a single mom. Thank you!

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  3. Heather

    Loved watching your Facebook coffee chat this morning (7-5-2020)! Just became a single mom to three wonderful kids! I have always been a push over with everyone and have always found it hard to tell people no! When I watched your live this morning it was eye opening!😊😊

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  4. Fiona

    Ive just found this siteby accident. Im sick of being victimised and judged because i work a lot. Im so happy to find a place where i fit in. Thankyou

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