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Photo A Day Challenge – January 17-31, 2016

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Yes, I realize that we’re already WELL into February… but better late than never to post my January, 2016 Fat Mum Slim Photo A Day Challenge pictures, right?!

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The 50 by 50 Project: Progress Report #1

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You might recall that toward the end of 2015 I shared my 2016 Word of the YearProgress – and followed up at the start of January with an explanation of a project I’d conceived to help me put the word into action in the new year. My introduction [click to continue…]

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Tangled Tuesday No. 75

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Happy Tangled Tuesday! This week, in addition to my usual learning of new tangles and completing of challenges, I also started and finished tangling a new and slightly larger project. I’m excited to share it with you, so let’s get on with it! [click to continue…]

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Tangled Tuesday No. 74

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

Today’s Tangled Tuesday post is going to be all about catching up with my patient readers, as it’s been quite awhile since I last shared any of my adventures in tangling with you. Not a very impressive start to my blogging new year, is it?! Here’s hoping [click to continue…]

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Photo A Day Challenge – January 1-16, 2016

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Hello hello! January is simply flying by for me, with a rather full schedule that hasn’t up until now included a whole lot of time for blogging… but of course I’ve still been taking my daily pictures for the Fat Mum Slim Photo A Day Challenge, and am [click to continue…]

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International Blog Delurking Week 2016

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As I was reminded a few days ago by the fabulous Melissa Ford of Stirrup Queens, an ancient internet tradition called International Blog Delurking Week is happening… right now! This week! And you – yes, I really do mean YOU – are invited to play! [click to continue…]

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#MicroblogMondays 71 – Read Harder Challenge 2016

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One of the goals included in my 50 by 50 Project for 2016 is, “Read 50 books for the 2016 Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge,” which is immediately followed by, “Within my 50 books read, include one from each of the 24 categories in the [click to continue…]

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The 50 by 50 Project

50 by 50 project

A couple of months ago when I realized that I’d be turning 49 on my next birthday (and that would be today, January 1st – Happy Birthday to me!), it also hit me that I’d be celebrating the big 5-0 in just one short year. As I mused on how I might [click to continue…]

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Photo A Day Challenge – December 17-31, 2015

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Happy New Year’s Eve, my friends! I’m sneaking in with a quick post before December is officially over so that I can share the last half of my pictures for this month’s Fat Mum Slim Photo A Day Challenge.
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My 2016 Word of the Year + Linkup

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Happy (almost) New Year! OK, so it’s still December, and not quite time to celebrate with party hats, streamers, and noisemakers… but since January is right around the proverbial corner, it feels like a great time for me to divulge my [click to continue…]

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Tangled Tuesday No. 73

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Welcome to the very LAST Tangled Tuesday post… of 2015, that is! I’m looking forward to great things for 2016 in my little corner of the tangling world – not the least of which will be to finally attend a training seminar to become a CZT! – but first I need to [click to continue…]

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Tangled Tuesday No. 72

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Today’s Tangled Tuesday post almost didn’t happen, as while I have been tangling, I haven’t been feeling well and therefore haven’t had the energy to do much at all (including writing blog posts). It’s nothing serious – just a minor cold – but I’ve been [click to continue…]

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Sketchy Saturday No. 7

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This past week I’ve been dealing with a cold, probably picked up at one of the many December events on my calendar – but since it seemed to be lessening by the time our last Draw & Sketch class rolled around I was able to attend [click to continue…]

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Photo A Day Challenge – December 1-16, 2015

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December is flying by, and already it’s time for me to share the first half of my Fat Mum Slim Photo A Day Challenge pics. And as an added bonus, I’m thrilled to say that my photo for the December 10 “Toy” prompt was chosen as one of the Fab Nine on the [click to continue…]

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Tangled Tuesday No. 71

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

Even though a bunch of December socializing meant that I didn’t have time to put a Tangled Tuesday post together for last week, I have been fitting in some tangling in between all the other fun, and am here today to catch you up on what I’ve been creating. [click to continue…]

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Sketchy Saturday No. 6

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Hello from a very-busy-socially-and-therefore-very-negligent-blogger! I know I’ve been rather scarce around these parts lately – my schedule has been full to bursting (welcome to December!) with today being the first breather I’ve had in two weeks, and I [click to continue…]

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Today’s Gratitude List + December 2015 Gratitude Linkup

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In these times when tragedy, disaster, and darkness seem to confront us on an almost daily basis, I invite you to stop for a few moments and reflect with quiet gratitude on the beauty, goodness, and blessings in your life and in our world. Because [click to continue…]

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