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Surprise, I Wrote a Book!

Surprise, I Wrote a Book!

To celebrate Andrew and my fifth wedding anniversary (I know, it’s wild it’s been so long!), I published my first book! It’s a collection of love poems I’ve written over the past six years of our relationship. The ebook is available on Amazon now, and in extra celebration of our anniversary, it’s FREE on Kindle today and tomorrow! (August 18-19) The paperback version should be available on Amazon sometime next week. It would mean so much to us if you…

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My (Current) Favorite Room at Netherfield

My (Current) Favorite Room at Netherfield

(Please note: links may be affiliate links, which means I may receive compensation to help fix up the house, but it won’t cost you any more 😊) The before and after pictures of our bedroom are possibly the ones that get me the most. Before we bought the house, this room seemed to have been used for grandchildren, because there were a couple beds, including a crib, and there were children’s toys scattered throughout the room. We were between using…

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Netherfield’s Living Room

Netherfield’s Living Room

(Please note: links may be affiliate links, which means I may receive compensation to help fix up the house, but it won’t cost you any more 😊) The living room was the first room we redid downstairs. Because of my personality type, I knew I would need some areas that were calmer, more put-together. I was right. When we looked at the house, there was a loveseat sitting in the way of the opening to the parlor (which does have…

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Netherfield’s Dining Room

Netherfield’s Dining Room

(Please note: links may be affiliate links, which means I may receive compensation to help fix up the house, but it won’t cost you any more 😊) The dining room was one of the rooms we got to work right away in. Removing the dusty old carpet and the window treatments was a top priority! Also, right off the dining room is our half-bath (pointing it out incase you couldn’t tell 😉 ) This picture gives a peek into the…

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Welcome to Netherfield

Welcome to Netherfield

Surprise! Andrew and I bought another house at the end of January and moved into it at the beginning of March. (Yes, we named it Netherfield, like in Pride and Prejudice because we basically are Jane and Charles Bingley.) It was essentially in good shape, but since we didn’t have to leave our apartment quickly (a perk of being the landlord!), we decided to invest some time into updating the inside while we weren’t living there. The main complaints were…

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Netherfield’s Kitchen

Netherfield’s Kitchen

(Please note: links may be affiliate links, which means I may receive compensation to help fix up the house, but it won’t cost you any more 😊) We haven’t done much in the kitchen since (thankfully) we didn’t really need to, so here are some pictures from when we first bought the house! I am not a huge fan of kitchen islands, but in this kitchen, I kind of need it. So, I guess it gets to stay! We had…

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Six Years

Six Years

Six years ago, I thought I was having the worst asthma attack of my teenage years. Bending down to move something in the safe of the retail store I worked in, all the air filling my lungs came rushing out as if a balloon burst inside me. Logically, I soon made my way, struggling for air, to my locker, where I fished my rarely-used emergency inhaler from my purse. Anticipating the relief that usually came within minutes, I returned to…

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Poems after Taylor Swift’s “folklore”

Poems after Taylor Swift’s “folklore”

In celebration of “the 1” year anniversary of Taylor Swift’s album “folklore,” I am sharing my favorite lines from each song and writing poems after the lines! This has been so fun, but I am sure we will all be tired of it by the time I complete them. I’ll be keeping this page updated as I complete each mini collection of poems. Click on the photo to be taken to each collection! Stay tuned for more!

What I Learned Spring 2021

What I Learned Spring 2021

The following may contain affiliate links, which means if you click on a link and make a purchase, you’re supporting me and my writing without spending anything extra. Thank you! Hello, my lovely people whom I have been neglecting. I’m still alive, in case anyone was wondering. I was going through my notes app this week to organize it when I found a note that said, “What I Learned Spring 2021,” and I realized…I haven’t even posted my spring updates…

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The Light of Truth

The Light of Truth

I am not one to believe in coincidences. Nor am I one to willingly start a conflict. Two years ago, I published my second blog post on this website, only to have to go back a couple of days later to add a short statement to the bottom of it stating, “Shortly after this post was published, I experienced quite the life change. At this time, I cannot post about it, but someday I will write an addendum.” Maybe today…

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Winter Health Update 2021

Winter Health Update 2021

Well, here we are in May, and I am now updating you on the winter. Shall I go ahead and tell you about April while I’m at it? I might as well! The year got started right by seeing my allergy/asthma doctor and switching off a medicine I’ve been on for a decade and taking one that I only have to take one time a day. It has gone well so far, so I hope it keeps working! Taking one…

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What I Learned Winter 2021

What I Learned Winter 2021

The following may contain affiliate links, which means if you click on a link and make a purchase, you’re supporting me and my writing without spending anything extra. Thank you! There was a day last week that it felt like summertime here in South Central PA. Should I be writing about winter in the middle of March (although it is technically winter until the 20th)? No, probably not, but the days have gotten away from me again. It’s been an…

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