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September 5th, Day Number 5!!

September 5th, Day Number 5!!

Day number 5...How do y'all feel about pumpkin spice?? This is going to be a short post... Pumpkin spice drinks of any kind, are a big negative here.  I love the smells.  I love the pie.  I love the bars with cream cheese frosting..but the coffee?  Hell.No. Brutal honesty.  How do you feel about pumpkin spice lattes?  This topic is as hot as the candy corn debate, in your mouth or in the trash? Tomorrow we will be talking favorite fall activity to do with your family and/or kids. -M


September 4th, Day Four

September 4th, Day Four

Day number 4.  What is your favorite fall scent? This is a given.  I don't know about you, but my favorite fall scent is anything spiced.  I love the smell of pumpkin spice, but my absolute favorite scent for fall and even into the holidays is apple cinnamon.  Apple cinnamon smells like home to me.  It brings me back to being a little kid, coming in from playing outside...we grew up in the country, so we spent ALL of our time outside.  My cousin and brother and I, would come inside from playing in the pasture and my mom would...


September 3rd, Day 3

September 3rd, Day 3

Our day three writing prompt is: "What is your fall fashion must-have??" Um...could this question be any easier??  Reminder...I'm from Minnesota and I LOVE fall.  I don't know how often I can stress these two points :)..so my fall fashion must haves include skinny jeans, preferably leggings if I really had to choose...tall boots with leggings or booties with skinny jeans, a chunky and/or comfy sweater, again...preferably both chunky and comfy...and a plaid blanket scarf...if it is cold enough, I do add in a Love Your Melon Beanie, because...again...addicted.... Check out this image, showcasing some of my favorites.  I found...


Hey, September, Hey !!

Hey, September, Hey !!

Hello, September!  Hello, birthday month!  Hello, back to school!  Hello, new found focus and determination.  Hello, favorite season! FALL.  My favorite freakin' season.  I love it.  I live for it.  I am a sweaters and tall boots, scarves and hoodies, kind of girl.  Don't ever confuse me with one of those pumpkin spice lovers though...vanilla lattes, all the way.  Hot coffee year round. So, let's talk focus.   Obviously, I suck at figuring my shit out in a timely fashion.  Today is September 2nd and I decided this morning to come up with 30 days of writing prompts for the...


07.16.19 Intentional Vision

07.16.19 Intentional Vision
I dropped the ball.  Read on to see how I recovered and my focus became 100 times stronger than it was.