Have a bag of leftover candy from a party? Christmas? Valentine’s Day? Here’s how it always works out… Supreme Candy Preference (Highest Standard) This candy will be eaten first. When you need a pick-me-up, yummy treat, and optimal dopamine boost, it’s your go-to. In this case, I choose Almond Joy. Don’t come at me. AlmondContinue reading “Hierarchy of Leftover Candy Standards”
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AWOL…but with permission.
I’ve been AWOL. I never thought I would go without posting a TILT, but it’s been over a week without one. I was pretty committed and swore I’d never do it. But I had permission…from myself. I think sometimes life surrounds us with a hundred little stacks and piles. Stacks and stacks of responsibilities. PilesContinue reading “AWOL…but with permission.”
I’m just not a morning person. When I have to wake up early, I feel scrunchy, and I just want to cuss. I don’t wake up all sing-songy and pleasant. Nope. Wish I did. Instead, I want to be quiet, move slowly…and bite people. And here I am taking this child to the horse barnContinue reading “Ugggg. Mornings.”
Things I Learned Today / Sunday, August 15, 2021
Things I learned today… I started to crochet a blanket last night, and I had forgotten how much I loved it. While I was yarning over and hooking and turning, I realized that a crocheted blanket is one continuous string of yarn that is continuously looped and pulled to make stitch after stitch. The stitchesContinue reading “Things I Learned Today / Sunday, August 15, 2021”
10 Things To Unlearn Now
Y’all, I have had to unlearn some things. I picked all this up along the way as the gospel, the truth, the way it is, what’s right. I thought it was, and if I had not been open to new concepts or applied my own critical thinking, I would still believe these “truths”. Here goes…Continue reading “10 Things To Unlearn Now”
She’s hot. Don’t be ridiculous, and tell her.
Ok, so this might sting. I only apologize in advance just a little, because I don’t really want to hurt anybody’s feelings, but it needs to be said. Sister, if you can’t recognize, acknowledge, and appreciate that another woman is pretty, you need a little self reflection. And to take it a step further, youContinue reading “She’s hot. Don’t be ridiculous, and tell her.”
I’m not responsible…
Hi, I’m Amanda, and not only am I not responsible for making other people happy, I’m also not responsible when someone gets mad. *BOOM* Now don’t get me wrong. If I screw up and do or say something thoughtless and stupid that hurts someone, I have to own that and take responsibility for it. ApologyContinue reading “I’m not responsible…”
I’m not responsible! OMG!
Hi, I’m Amanda, and I’m not responsible for making other people happy. Oh my gosh, I said it! If you’re a people pleaser, you get it. If you’re busy about entertaining folks, cleaning up so everything is nice, and making 3 different dinners to keep the fam happy, you get it. If you’re reading thisContinue reading “I’m not responsible! OMG!”
Tough Love Is Coming
A motivational quote across a picture of ocean waves is nice, but sometimes we need a kick in the butt. Are you opposed to a little tough love? Are you offended? Are they “in your business” more than your comfort level allows? “He’s done quit preachin’ and gone to meddlin’.” That’s a Southern-ism for whenContinue reading “Tough Love Is Coming”