Charlotte

Friday favorites…

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on beach

“The future is just a fucking concept that we use to avoid living today. So, be here. Now.” —Brenda Chenowith to Nate Fisher Are there any other Six Feet Under fans out there? Bryan and I have been making good of all the cold, wintry nights by watching each beautifully crafted episode one by one. [...]

Just simple.

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friends

Everywhere I look, I see posts that tell me to pick a word to symbolize my goals for the New Year. And I just can’t. I’m not sure if it’s because I’m stuck choosing just one word or because there isn’t one theme that speaks to me more than another. Sure, I’d like Change. And [...]

Page 365 of 365

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New Year

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to say goodbye to this year. Don’t get me wrong—many wonderful things happened but the past few weeks have been challenging and I’m ready to start the New Year with a bang. So with that said, it's been real, 2014, don't let the door hit you on [...]

Merry merry from your favorite Pixie!

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cookies

It finally happened. This past week I made latkes in the hopes that my mami would be proud that I was honoring my Jewish roots, I wrapped gifts diligently, and merrily hummed along to any Christmas song that came on the radio (even listening to Michael Bublé’s schmaltzy holiday album in its entirety). For once [...]

When life has other plans

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sneakers

It started at an early age. I would meander, peruse, and explore, never fully intending on getting anywhere in particular but enjoying the journey all the same. "She vont keep still!" My mom sobbed to the friendly officer after I had escaped her grip in a crowded shopping mall and gave her the heart attack [...]

escape from Wallow-ville

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positivity

I admit that I’ve been guilty of throwing myself what can only be described as the world’s most self-indulgent pity party over the past few weeks. My emotions have really gone through the ringer as sadness gave way to anxiety, which settled into anger before landing squarely in a field of despair. Staring into the [...]

#ReadMore with Kobo and $100 Kobo Card giveaway!

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Kobo beach

Disclosure: I am part of the PTPA Brand Ambassador Program with Kobo and I received compensation as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own. “Books are a uniquely portable magic.”—Stephen King I am a firm believer that in order to enhance your writing skills, you should have [...]

Shop Suey handbag review/giveaway

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outside with bag

“Remind me again why I’m doing this right now?” Bryan was surrounded on all sides by neat little piles of the Christmas tree, ornaments, and decorations. Christmas had officially vomited all over our living room carpet. “Aren’t your friends going to be here any minute?” “I want something festive and happy to look at. I [...]