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Shopping alternatives to trading sites

Recently, I wrote a post about the company Little Black Bag. Since I wrote that post and held it in my drafts to consider what I wrote and wait to see what would occur with the site, there have been many changes on the site. I’ve decided to continue to hold the post and instead ...
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Happy 4th Birthday, Blueshelled.com

Four years later and I’m still here. You’re here reading and I’m thankful for it. I’d thought I’d be telling you goodbye today, but my friends have convinced me to stay for a bit longer. So, have a piece of cyber cake and celebrate with me, yeah? Four years of blogging and readership! Thanks for ...
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A dripping water faucet and the quiet of the night

As a general rule, I’m a mild person. My friends and family would probably laugh at that statement because they would imply that they know better, but I’m an introvert at heart; I’m a person that loves to love people by finding their flaws and talking myself into making those good and beautiful attributes and ...
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The perks of being the mom of a boy

My title is a bit misleading, as there are many, many perks of being the mom of a boy. AJ gets absurdly and righteously angry when he hears that I cried when I found out I was having a boy and not for happy reasons. Look, in my defense, I was young and I had ...
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Gratitude is peace-creating

Today, I signed up for Happify and I already enjoy the site. In my quest to increase my happiness, I have done a gratitude journal today. The three things I am grateful for are: I am grateful that my son is a great kid with a big heart who values family over all else. I am grateful ...
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A good February

It’s been a while since it’s been a good February. Generally, in Nashville, February is the one month of the year that wears people out, likely because it’s beautiful for most of the rest of the year. In February, in both weather and life, I’ve learned to expect the unexpected. For example, it may be ...
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Book Review: The Trial of Fallen Angels by James P. Kimmel Jr

With the holiday season past us, it’s now a great time to bundle up in a bulky sweater, blanket or, let’s face it, a snuggie and settle down with a good book. Many people tend to feel the winter blues around this time and why not escape a little bit into someone else’s thoughts for ...
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12 years later

12 years ago, I birthed a child…a very large child. This large child has turned into a large boy, who is on the cusp of becoming a teenager. He is unusual in all of the best ways for his age. He is loving, caring, kind and sweet. He worries for others and his best friend ...
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