Life & Living

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The blue turtleneck sweater

I mentioned in my post the red turtleneck sweater that I also had a blue version of the same sweater. I took some photos in my blue turtleneck sweater yesterday. I needed to get some...
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The red turtleneck sweater

Who's wearing a red turtleneck sweater today? I'm not wearing a red turtleneck sweater today, but I was wearing one a few day ago and I took a few selfies because that's what I do...
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Selfie therapy Monday January 15 2018

Selfie therapy monday:  Good morning. Happy Monday! How are you today? I hope that you had a peaceful weekend. Last week was a week of awakening for me. My father is in the hospital recovering...
monica wearing a Betsy and Adam red lace gown

The Betsy and Adam red lace gown

It's been a while since I've written a post. I've been busy working hard on my album and I will be releasing the first single from the album very soon. I bought myself this Betsy...
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So what if I don’t have killer curves

I recently came across the Instagram page of a girl with a body to put Kim Kardashian to shame. She's ridiculously fit with jaw-dropping curves. She's a fitness coach who claims that it's possible...
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Wearing jeans in the summer heat?

Is it crazy wearing jeans in the summer heat? The last few times I've gone out it's been extremely hot and I've worn fitted jeans. I suspect for some people wearing jeans in the summer heat...
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#30days to a more fulfilling life – celebrate yourself

Yesterday marked the completion of my 30-day mission to start living a more fulfilling life. This mission was not about being able to declare my life fulfilled in 30 days time. It was about successfully...
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#30days to a more fulfilling life #Day27 – allow yourself to be

You don't need other people's approval - allow yourself to be who you are... Day before yesterday I went to Michaels and picked up some tulle to make a DIY tulle skirt. Doing this 30-day mission...
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#30days to a more fulfilling life Day 19 – do more think less

First let me say that although I haven't been posting an update for every day of my #30days to a more fulfilling life mission, I have remained on the mission up to this point....
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#30days to a more fulfilling life #Day9 – spend time with yourself

What does it mean to spend time with yourself? Although I'm married and I have a son, I spend a lot of time alone. We're all three usually just doing our own thing. All of the...
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#30days to a more fulfilling life #Day8 – recognizing success in failure

I decided to try my hand at making a dairy-free mango coconut ice cream today... I've had an ice cream maker just sitting on a lower shelf in my pantry since 2012. My sister gave...
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30 days to a more fulfilling life day 7 – do more of what...

I love tennis. I'm pretty good at it too. I couldn't take a point off Serena Williams. A "double bagel" wouldn't suffice to explain the beat down she'd put on me. They'd call the...
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30 days to a more fulfilling life: Day 4 – envisioning success

Envisioning success - the power of visualization, the power of positivity, the law of attraction -- the blah blah blah.... As I wrote in a previous post people have been giving me this advise since...

30 days to a more fulfilling life: Day 2 evening

Is traveling really everything? Yesterday as I was trying to think of what things I need to start doing in order to start living a more fulfilling life, I decided that I need to do...
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30 days to a more fulfilling life: Day 1 morning

I am having breakfast as I sit at my computer typing. My breakfast is an all liquid breakfast. 3 recycled glass jars of varying sizes containing water, ginger and bay leaf tea, spinach kale...