The Problem with “Motivational” Quotes

We’ve all seen them. The ones that tell you to use your time more wisely and that you’ll regret not starting (whatever it is you’re meant to be starting) today because the time will pass anyway.

And when you just need that swift kick in the pants to get you going, it’s nice to be reminded to just get up and get at it.

But what about when you want to, but you just can’t make yourself?

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Yes, Celebrities Should Get Political – If They Want To

In the age of social media and the 24-hour news cycle, it’s easy for celebrities to express their opinions and political views, and for their followers and fans to keep up-to-date on their lives and goings-on from a personal view; without the stalkerish eyes and vibes of paparazzi.

With the growing political turmoil that’s got us all anxious in the States and beyond, celebrities and influencers have taken to their social media outlets to share their disapproval of current administration and/or policies; much to the chagrin of those that disagree. Continue reading “Yes, Celebrities Should Get Political – If They Want To”

My Top 5 Favorite Slow Cooker Meals

If you read my Summer Favorites post, you’ll have seen that I included my Crock-Pot. If you haven’t seen it, you can read it here.

It’s been way cooler here since I used it for those two weeks straight, but I still like to whip it out when I need some easy, mostly hands-off meals. After having used it for new recipes so much lately, I’ve managed to accrue quite a few favorite slow cooker meals.

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Summer Favorites

I keep hearing people refer to it as “the middle of summer” and I have to stop myself from shouting at the radio, “NO! It’s practically autumn!” And then I stop and remember that summer technically lasts until September 21st, even though it starts in my head at the beginning of August. I drag shit out, y’all; the things I love, at least.

With that being said, I’ve already gone ahead and wrapped up my summer posts with my favorites being the last. I’ve had a chance to accumulate a handful of favorites over the last 2.5 months, and I can’t wait to share them with you!

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My Mid-Year Resolution – Finish Things, Dammit!

I am terrible at finishing things. There, I said it. Wrote it. Whatever.

I have a really bad habit of starting a project and not seeing it through to completion. Don’t get me wrong, if it’s something I’m particularly excited about or it’s fall or winter and the weather is nice, I can usually find it in me to get it done.

But even then, this would explain why I have a about five different unfinished novels and countless craft projects in my room right now.

Also, yes, I’m just now figuring this out about myself. Hence, the mid-year resolution: finish things, dammit! Continue reading “My Mid-Year Resolution – Finish Things, Dammit!”