The Best Gifts For Christmas

I’ve never been fan of Black Friday.  I’ve also never been a fan of breaking the bank to give a bunch of gifts at Christmas.  Its just way to dangerous to give gifts for all the wrong reasons. Several years ago, in the wake of my brother’s death, my mother went crazy buying gifts for…

Santa Claus Is Coming…

The Christmas season is officially here!  I know a lot of other bloggers beat me to the first official Christmas post and lord are their pictures looking amazing!  I’m excited to have my first one done and will be oohhhing and aaahhhing over everyone else’s picture for the next several weeks.  🙂 Christmas always has…

Even The Prettiest Girls Hide Dark Secrets

Actually…most of us don’t have true dark secrets we are hiding, but if I made a guy or two nervous… *shrugs and giggles* One of the things that is so fascinating with blogging is all of the different people and styles in the community.  I think that is one of the things that makes blogging…

The Dark Recesses Of The World

Its weird.  I love Halloween.  I really do.  I look forward to it even more now that I am showing the world the real me. One thing that I find so funny about Halloween is that you can go dressed as whoever you want to be and, unless you pick a costume that is grossly…

Sometimes We All Need A Time Out

It’s funny how things that were punishments during our childhood have become rewards as adults. Over the past month, I have had a pretty intense work schedule.  With our staffing as it has been, when I leave work tomorrow, I will have worked 24 of 26 straight days…across all shifts.  I know I talk about…

If I Can Picture It In My Mind, I Can Be There

I was talking with a friend the other day about how to remain positive and focused.  They have had their struggles in life and when things get hard, they can find it very difficult to pull themselves out of that down place.  They asked me what I did to help keep my spirits up. I…