What’s The Best Style Advice You’ve Ever Received?

What’s The Best Style Advice You’ve Ever Received?

Advice. It’s a tricky thing. It usually comes unsolicited, it sometimes can annoy but often there can be something learned from it. Often it depends greatly on who is giving it and if you respect their opinion on the subject. I was thinking this morning specifically about style advice, specifically on what colors look best […]

Coloring = Exercise

Coloring = Exercise

As you read yesterday, I am having a partial hysterectomy today. My uterus, fallopian tubes and maybe cervix are being removed due to adenomyosis in a laparoscopic robotic assisted surgery. We scheduled the surgery 10 days ago so this week has been a whirlwind of preparation, mostly mentally as I get ready to be limited in what […]

Quick Pick Me Ups Freshly painted, happy toes

Quick Pick Me Ups

You know those days when you just feel like you are the opposite of having your life together? Sometimes it seems beyond all hope, and I just mope through the rest of the day. But most of the time I’ve found that if I force myself to do one the following things, I’ll at least […]

Hobbies vs Jobbies coffe and book

Hobbies vs Jobbies

I often muse on when exactly I stopped wanting to do any hobby that involved making things. It was most likely not long after I went from Manic Trout being a “jobby” to a job. Whenever I start thinking about this, it leads to a bunch of deep thoughts. Today I’ve decided to write these […]

Divide and Conquer – how do you decide who does what in a relationship?

Divide and Conquer – how do you decide who does what in a relationship?

Earlier today I had to laugh when there was a situation involving restaurant reservation making. I found myself getting all annoyed at having to log onto open table (so hard, I know!). While I muttered under my breath about Adam asking me to do his job, I thought once again about why in our marriage, we have very […]

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