Poem for a Friend

 When you were raised in a highly-specific religious home, it can be hard to find others who shared a similar background. While many can relate on a general level, it’s amazing to find others who were raised with the same specifics as you did. Simply amazing. So, here is to …

KonMari Organization Method

This book, The Japanese Art of Tidying by Marie Kondo was a life changer for me. In it, the author lays out …

Photo Designs Inspired by Nature

Nature never betrayed the heart that loved her.” — William Woodsworth Photo Designs Inspired By Nature Brought into being by Elizabeth Gale (For …

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Another Writing Challenge!

I’ve entered another writing challenge, and it starts in one day! I’m so excited. This year it’s NYCMidnight’s Short Story Challenge 2017. …

Repurposed Sunglass Holder

Project Total = 75 cents! I’m normally the cheap sunglasses kind of girl. You know the type – five bucks at ross, maybe …

Rustic and Resourceful firewood

Thank Goodness for Wood Heat

Well, the electricity went out again. If it weren’t for our raging wood stove, we’d be freezing our butts off. Thank goodness …

Flash Fiction Challenge 2

Flash Fiction Challenge #2

I have survived another Flash Fiction short story challenge! Barely. In case you didn’t know, I entered my first writing competition this year. …

UPDATE – Sixteen in 2016

  Sixteen Goals to Accomplish this Year (UPDATE) It’s mid September and I figured I should probably check in on my Sixteen …