Category Archives: Being a Woman

#AskAwayFriday with Alison Lee of Writing, Wishing

Welcome to #AskAwayFriday, a weekly link up hosted by Penny of The Real Housewife of Caroline County and Amber of Bold Fab Mama.   This is a meme where two bloggers ask each other 10 questions and they answer them on their own blogs. You link up with Penny and Amber and we all get…

Just Write: Keeping the Faith

Faith. We are knee deep in Catholicism right now. I guess I was naïve to think that sending my children to Catholic School wouldn’t mean that they’d come home singing songs about Jesus, asking questions about Jesus and basically telling me that Jesus is watching us at all times. Jacob has fully embraced his faith….

Half of My Heart (Pour Your Heart Out)

    Earlier this year my mom and stepdad got into their car and spent the better part of May cruising down the east coast with states like North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia in their sites. They had carefully planned their excursion, their eyes starry and wide open to the beginning of the third…

Help Make a Difference for the World’s Children with Shot@life and Some Incredible Bloggers

In case you were unaware, this week is World Immunization week, the perfect time to talk about the importance of global vaccinations. Nicole of Sisters From Another Mister, together with shot@life and the United Nations Foundation are very happy to announce a link up to share our stories about motherhood. A Mothers day meme link…

How I Tell My Story {Pour Your Heart Out}

  My voice. Everyone is busy searching for their voice right now, pouring over their words, choosing the ones that said something this year and hoping that they spoke to the heart of their audience. I did it too; I took a journey through my words and realized that my voice was missing. From the…

Who’s That Girl? (Ketchup with Us #14)

  It’s no secret, I am quite fond of my new friend, Mel of According to Mags. She makes me laugh, she gives the best virtual hugs and she’s SMART, Creative and funny! Her friend, Michele of Old Dog New Tits, ain’t so bad either. (who am I kidding I love ‘em both) I really…

Sister, My Sister {Trifecta}

There is bitter on your tongue, sister. Looking upon me with judgment filled eyes, you refute the simple truth: All windows are made of glass. I pocket the stone I will never throw.  Trifecta This weekend, we want you to give us a thirty-three response using the word stone as one of your thirty-three words….

On Being a Phenomenal Woman {International Women’s Day 2013}

Source: 3.bp.blogspot.com via International Women’s Day on Pinterest Once upon a time, a lifetime ago, I graduated from college with a degree in Government with a minor in Women’s Studies. My lifetime love and admiration for Dr.Maya Angelou buried deep in my heart. Fresh faced and newly diplomaed (yes I just made up that word)…

Just Be Enough: I’ll Show You Mine, If You Show Me Yours

    I told you, I don’t make RESOLUTIONS or say that I’m going to live another way this year as oppossed to last. But one thing I do love, with all my heart, are WORDS. Quotes and phrases, sentences and expressions that communicate who I am and what I’m made of. When Elena asked me to…

A Girl on Fire

  Make no mistake, I remain untroubled. My exterior may flaunt sunshine, all goldenrods and canaries, but heed the redhead; My scarlet twin; a spirited sprite who practices patience and loves to play with fire;  who is only now recognizing her own vim. For there is a crimson tidal wave of persistence that churns beneath…

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