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Action Gains Traction!

I have been living debt free for years. Cultivating a debt-free lifestyle allowed me to buy my tiny house for…

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Disappointment is a Self Inflicted Wound

“Murderer!” I cried out. Weeping, I swung into the darkness. Another relationship was dead. It was the fourth in as…

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9 Essential Oils to Beat Back the Winter Bugs

We are knee deep in winter. Sick people abound with their cold cooties and flu bugs. I am not a…

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Tales of Tails

We have had three dachshunds over the years; A long-haired red, named Lily, a short-haired black and tan named Murphy and…

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Silence Gives a Chase

Sound invades my space, Noise does not respect my place, Silence gives a chase. Sleep chases silence, with heavy-footed stridence,…

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Misophonia

For as long as I can remember I have hated the sound of clipping nails. So much so I want…

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Vegan Earl Grey & Lavender Tea Cookies with Lemon Drizzle

These delicious, decadent “buttery” Earl Grey and lavender-infused shortbread cookies will melt in your mouth. They make an ideal hostess…

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Beginner Guide to Tea

Here is a brief guide to tea for the beginner.

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Ten of the Dumbest Life Hacks

1) Put your toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, and lotion in a straw. This hack is meant for travelers. The idea is…

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I Am Because We Are

This is a guest post by Barbara. For as long as I can remember I have always had a dog in…

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A Walk in the Clouds

Clouds are ethereal and ever shapeshifting. They are magical and mysterious. My favorite clouds are the upsloping clouds. The clouds…

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Haiku Sunday (2)

Your Breath With your every breath, you keep me up and buoyed, from a drowning world.    

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Haiku Sunday (1)

Lonely in the Dark Sometimes in the dark, He shutters off loneliness By holding her hand.

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Behind the ​Porcelain Mask

I have washed the fragments of a man from floors and papered walls. And I have scoured and scrubbed until…

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 Me & Manischewitz​

Manischewitz and I go way back. Manischewitz matzo is one of the things that remind me of home.  Around Passover,…

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Vegan Pineapple Korma

If you’ve been following my blog, you know I am only going to give you super easy recipes. My tiny…

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My Love Affair With Snark

Gary Larson was a famous American cartoonist from Tacoma, Washington. He had his “hay day” in the 1990s. He created…

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​Easy Vegan Jook/Congee

This morning I woke up with a cold, the kind that needed the comfort of soup. I grew up on…

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3 Toys You Should and​ Should Not Buy for Your Tiny Toy Terror!

We have a one-year-old miniature wired-hair dachshund named Pippin. Her personality is larger than life. But behind all eleven pounds…

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Knuckle-Chumps & Renobs

I grew up in a conservative Christian family. You know, the kind where you had your mouth washed out with…

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At The Edge of The Ocean

She wept at the edge of the ocean until her salt-water pooled into the sea. She wept for loss and…

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Fantasy Self vs Real Self

I am an organizer. I have always been an organizer. I have organized everything from stuff to events. I enjoy…

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Eat For Free!​

I have a quirky and fascinating daughter. Her hobby is research. Sometimes she’ll root through the weird videos on YouTube: dog…

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Best Vegan Chili Ever!

So as you have probably gathered by now, I like super simple recipes with few ingredients. I don’t have a…

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Denying The Devil His Due

When I was twenty-one, I was sexually assaulted. Not once, but many times over the course of a month. I…