Thrilling Thursday

For today's “Thrilling Thursday,” I found a lot, but not really decor. First of all, I didn't thrift the previous two Thursdays because my son was hospitalized one week, he's better now, and last week my daughter was promoted from middle school. This week, however, I found more clothes and books than anything else—insert tear … Continue reading Thrilling Thursday

Thrilling Thursday

For today's "Thrilling Thursday" I only purchased a couple of things, although, to be honest, I had to restrain myself from purchasing a lot more--the restraint jacket was pretty strong today (insert clapping and cheering here); I kept to it. Although there were several tempting items, I also don't want to clutter my house with … Continue reading Thrilling Thursday

Thrilling Thursday

I've decided that I want to begin a series called "Thrilling Thursday" because Goodwill, depending on the tag, today was white tag day, will sell things for a whole $1. Eek. It gets my heart pumping--insert M.J.'s thriller song. Can you believe it, $1? There are times I will fall in love with something above a … Continue reading Thrilling Thursday

Friday Family Game & Movie Night

Friday evenings are family game and movie night for us. My kids look forward to it all week and I get to play with my three babies while being silly and listening to music. Honestly, I have to bribe the 13 year old with junk food, but, at least, I get her to occasionally join. … Continue reading Friday Family Game & Movie Night

Rolling ladder Bookshelf Update

  My bookshelf has been a work in progress for a while--and it's still not complete--and I'm okay with that; or so I think--yikes, hair pulling may happen. I do, at times, feel a little frustrated--hence the hair pulling reference--with the process, but taking my time has truly made me appreciate my bookshelf even more. … Continue reading Rolling ladder Bookshelf Update

Quote of the day: 12/14/17

"You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it." Maya Angelou Today I am writing to share with you that I am officially … Continue reading Quote of the day: 12/14/17

Quote of the day: 10/28/17

"Most women in our culture, then, are disordered when it comes to issues of self-worth, self-entitlement, self-nourishment, and comfort with their own bodies; eating disorders, far from being 'bizarre' and anomalous, are utterly continuous with a dominant element of the experience of being female in this culture." Susan Bordo