The Blog That Took 5 Years to Launch, Happy New Year, and One Word 2014


...well not quite five full years, but close enough... HAPPY NEW YEAR! I pray this year is full of blessings, peace and joy for you all. Let's not spend too long on the subject, but I feel like all I've done since starting my blog in 2009 is re-think, re-design, & re-launch!  If you're a blogger, maybe you can relate.  Some sites fit neatly into a niche (author/or wanna-be author, mommy Continue Reading

She’s Coming Baaaaaaaack! {plus important subscriber info}


It's true, I haven't abandoned the ol' blog about the crazy and the beautiful (the weird and the wonderful)! I just needed to take a step back to reevaluate why I'm here in the blog-iverse. Time (a whole lot of it) has been spent praying, dreaming, planning, scheming. There's no point in just taking up cyberspace without a purpose, a vision...some serious intent. It's not that so much is going Continue Reading

Where I Am Today, As Well As About 1300 Others


Will have a B-E-A-utiful giveaway post coming later today… …but for now I’m getting ready to go to my local (in) real life meetup! It’s a chance for (in)courage bloggers and friends to meet offline and build some real life community!  We started off by watching a live webcast at home yesterday.  The meetups happen today and there are more great webcast messages to view…though we think we’ll be so Continue Reading

Another Glitch


Well, just like these geese took their sweet time letting us proceed to World Market a few weeks computer is not letting me post to my blog through Windows Live Writer. Something's glitchy. I'm working on it. Stubborn enough not to try posting through WordPress just yet (much more time consuming). Thanks for being patient. Shooting for a posting marathon tomorrow. I'll schedule the posts Continue Reading

31 Days of Progress Day 9 :: Friendly Blog Tips


Category: Living & Learning Goal: Use Time More Efficiently Baby Step: Find tools to make blog reading & writing quicker - - - Today I just wanted to share a couple of simple tools that I have found very valuable while reading my favorite blogs.  Like you, I have to budget the time I spend on my computer.  I read lots of great blogs and web sites every day.  There are ideas I want Continue Reading