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Month: October 2018

I Won the Lottery…

“Let me tell you what I wish I’d known When I was young and dreamed of glory You have no control: Who lives Who dies Who tells your story?” ~ Hamilton an American Musical  Hamilton Lottery Okay NOT that Lottery, I know America was gripped in the lottery frenzy last week, and while yes winning billions of dollars would be ….

What DO I Wear?!?! (Faux) Suede and Leather

“I’m a sucker for good black skirts and pretty little shirts and kooky tops. I have to admit that shopping satisfies my craving for immediate gratification.” ~ Sophie Ellis-Bextor Embracing Fashion and Myself It has taken me awhile to come into my fashion comfort zone. Perhaps it is age, wisdom, or excuse the language just not giving an expletive anymore. ….

Friday Favorites: Fall Edition

“I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.” ~ Robert Browning All the F Words I can’t do a Friday Favorites without compiling a list of all my favorite fall things to do. It would be sacrilegious! It just should not be done! Okay yes ….

Wanderlusting: 24 Hours of Travel

“I have often said that the lure of flying is the lure of beauty.” ~ Amelia Earhart Jetsetting Blonde I have travelled quite a bit, and this year was the year I essentially flew the proverbial coup so to speak and really put my frequent flier miles to good use. I have had delays, and I have had flights cancelled ….

Wanderlusting: Fort Worth Stockyards

“The best education I have ever received was through travel.” ~ Lisa Ling Tastes of Texas Because I was there for a wedding, as well as work, I wasn’t able to explore Texas as much as I would have loved to. Especially if I was traveling solo. The AirBnB we stayed at was unreal, and ironically this Type A lady ….

Wanderlusting: Arriving in Texas and an AirBnB Texas Style

“Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.” ~ Sam Houston State Bucket List It is no secret I love traveling, and with it comes an extensive bucket list I have created. Not only do I have places I want to travel abroad too, but I also want to visit all fifty states ….

Award Catch-Up’s

“The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.” ~ Hubert H. Humphrey Slow and steady wins the race right? Months ago (starting back in the spring maybe? yikes!) I was honored to be nominated for numerous blogging awards by some amazing bloggers. And while it has taken a long, long, LONG while, I am finally getting ….

Dear Sugar: Eight Years

“Both within the family and without, our sisters hold up our mirrors: our images of who we are and of who we can dare to be.” ~ Elizabeth Fishel Dear Sugar, I thought many times how I was going to commemorate this day. Every time I sat down to write, nothing seemed right. Eight years isn’t one of those magical ….