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It’s just Friday morning so there’s still a whole lot of week left but I already have a list of things that made my favorites list. Fav YouTube channels to watch A Paperella Story. Her hands were made to do calligraphy. She makes it look so easy Patrick Bet-David from Valuetainment has a lot of advice for…

New Favorite Authors in 2016

2016 isn’t over but everyone seems to be ready to do year-end wrap-ups and so on. I don’t want to rush December. One, because I’ve been enjoying this year and am so not ready for it to be over and two because I still have a lot of goals I am chasing this month so…

Top Ten Movies

Today, Broke and Bookish is featuring movies and I thought I would make a list of ten of my favorite all-time movies. Except, I know there are movies that are in my all-time memory bank that I haven’t watched in years and that I haven’t really wanted to watch, no matter how much I say…

Five Defining Moments

This was a really strange week for me. I started the week at camp, in the middle of nature then found myself in the heart of the busiest city in the U.S. just a few hours later. Overall, these are the top 5 moments that defined my week. Seeing my youth group kids do a…

What April Really Meant

Books I Read In April Saving Grace Reunion Mosquitoland The Look of Love Superlife The Power of Habit (I am a little behind my goal of 2 books per week but I have time to catch up) Foods   Favorite Posts Camping Lessons Transparency Catching Up Stargazers 5 Questions Never Agains Random photos          5 April…

5 Friday Faves

5 things I loved about this week President Obama visiting Jamaica and all the memes and pictures and videos it generated.       One of my favorites is his imitation of a Jamaican accent here My return to crossword puzzles, thanks to my new NYTimes print subscription.       That it was warm even though it rained almost all…

Friday’s Favorite Fives

5 sites I clicked on this week: The Weight of the Nation (4 part HBO series and it’s free to watch online. Interesting!) If I won the lottery Never work longer than 90 minute sessions again  Man vs machine – handwritten notes are better for memorizing 5 ways you’re sabotaging your success 5 products I…

Best Of…

A life is made up of lots of little moments – some feel wonderful, some leave us wanting more. But we owe it to ourselves to pluck out the seconds that make our hearts sing and our toes tingle. And treasure them. Best validation: A 2 year old girl I met just last week, when she saw me,…

5×5

Some of the things I loved this week. 5 Pictures  5 Highlights Started on my Christmas card list Cooked some amazing meals… and cookies… can’t forget the cookies More de-cluttering… it’s a work in progress Donated clothes and books to Goodwill and church outreach project Worked on my gift making 5 Favorite Blogs Karen’s Up On The…

Fab 5

5 Amazing Things That Happened This Week New glasses A rainy day-off to spend indoors Talking to my mom for more than half an hour one night – I miss her so much sometimes. Hitting 200 Instagram followers and 200 blog followers in the same week Writing 15,000 words on the new novel. The characters…

Triple Five Soul

3 Categories of Fives A: 5 Things That Made Me Happy This Week 1. A care package from my parents in Jamaica. It’s more of a Love package because there was lots of love in that bag. Even the bag it came in looked like love 🙂 They sent me bammy and fried fish and…

Find 100 Ways

This is my 100th blog post. It feels like I’ve been telling you my stories for a long time but I’ve only been on this site for 4 months. I’ve tried other blogs before, some I set up as private records for my eyes only, others I started by writing without really sharing myself. This…