Do You Embrace Your Worth?

The magic of what you want to do and how you want to do it, starts and ends with you. How you respect yourself. How you move through the voices that try to reduce your efforts. How you determine what you’re WORTH. Male or female – it doesn’t matter. If you walk around apologetic and […]

How Not To Be A Perfectionist

OMGosh, y’all.  How many times have you worked towards perfection in all that you do? How many times have you fallen short? How many times have you tried again, with the idea, the hope, that this time will be different – only to miss the mark? Maybe – just maybe – if you wanna save […]

How To Build an Easy Raised Garden

My yard space, my garden space, is limited. Maybe yours is too. BOOOO! How are we to grow our own yard-to-table tomatoes with limited space? We get creative, that’s how. In 2014, we built a cedar bed close to the house (in one of the few full sun spots available). It was an easy project, […]

It’s Time to Stop Hooking Up with Fear

Fear is an awful companion; one many of us wish we could shake. It can be the life of the party in the beginning – its dangerous and bordering on unhinged behavior can be familiar and explainable – even, comfortable. Then, one day, you’re gripped by fear in the worst way and all you want […]

Need A Little Privacy? My Favorite Outdoor DIY Project

For years I lamented how the neighbors directly behind us (Cletus in particular – read on for the deets) could see onto our patio. Then, in 2014, we got smart and did THIS project: Drop Cloth Privacy Curtains! Now, it’s 2018 and I’m STILL in love with this set-up. I refreshed the drop cloths this […]

It’s Time to Blind Us With Your Light

This post is the latest addition in the What I’ll Tell Sweet E series: It’s Time to Blind Us With Your Light, Baby! Not too long ago, I wrote about proudly being who you were born to be. The extra post! There’s gonna be folks who come and go from your life that will insist […]

How to Decide To Have a Mammogram or Not

Cancer, Cancer, Cancer! ~ Ugh ~ Are you as sick of reading about it as I am? What I mean by that is, I’m ready for better treatment options, better survival stats, and better diagnostics. Let’s look at the mammogram. Even the medical community at large is not in agreement as to how many you […]

Proudly Be Who You Were Born to Be

My entire life I’ve been told I’m a lot. A lot of what? Energy? Yes. A lot of opinion. So much, yep. A lot of sass? ~jazz hands affirmative ~ Today, the word used for the a lot I am is extra. As in: I’m/You so extra. Note to my friends who may feel they […]

Is Life Too Hard? How To Make It Easy(ier)

Is life too hard? Is it comin’ at ya with windmill arms, beating you down with every flailing turn? We’ve all been there, baby. There’s gotta be a secret to this life thing, right? How do you make the hard easy when you have no flippin’ idea what you’re doing? Hang on – I’m going […]

What NOT To Do When Life is Hard

What NOT to do when life is hard – when life sucks? I’ll cut to the chase: Don’t Jump! When life offers us the expanse of open roads and ice cream stands, it’s easy to be optimistic. Everyone loves those days. When life offers us the hardness of anything – the suckiness that no one […]