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How to Pick the Perfect Ugly Christmas Sweater in 5 Steps

Have you ever noticed that you see pictures of Ugly Sweater parties, and somehow the people still look attractive?!  What is up with that anyway?!  They put on the most horrendous (we suppose anyway) garment that they could find, and they still look good??  Well, it comes down to picking the perfect sweater, and then OWNING it.  And a glorious smile, of course.  All flaws, including poor fashion, can be fixed with a smile and the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party pictures are proof.  So, use the tips above to find YOUR perfectly UGLY sweater, then OWN it like you have never owned anything else in your life, and I promise, you will look smashing and have made amazing memories that you and your friends will be reliving and enjoying for years to come. 

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How “Just Make it A Priority” Sabotages Yourself and Those Around You.

One day I walked into my favorite class for a test.  Now, I am a stellar test taker.  Not intending to brag on myself, but I am.  I study, sure, but I also don't get nervous and have an easy time navigating my way through them.  They don't bother me.  I am usually very quick, one of the first people to turn my answers in.  But not this day.  This day, I was the last person in the room, and time was running out, and my brain was stalling.  I could not find a way to reason through a problem that I knew I should know.

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An Open Letter to Pokemon Go Users

In a previous post I addressed those who are "Anti- Pokemon Go," calling them out for what I believe is an intolerance of difference and a lack of understanding.  You can read that letter and why I decided to download Pokemon Go, as well as my family's reaction here.    However, some of their points do… Continue reading An Open Letter to Pokemon Go Users


Gut Feeling – or – Divine Calling: Your Intuition May be Calling You into Action

The past several years of my life have had so much.... hurt, trouble, conflict, pain.... at times it seemed like I simply couldn't go on.  But I had a human rock, the man who is now my husband.  He is my anchor, my other half in every way.  When I start to get lost in… Continue reading Gut Feeling – or – Divine Calling: Your Intuition May be Calling You into Action