Dreams Don’t Have to Stop…

I’ve been unemployed since March of last year and as much as I would like to say that I’ve been productive with my time, I haven’t. I’ve been lazy. I mean, I worked on the house. I fixed the fence in our backyard and renovated my mom’s bathroom, along with other things. But, did I […]

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The Book is Always Better than the Movie, Right?

One of my last classes in college was on adaptations. It was in that class that I learned that adaptations aren’t just a one way road. It isn’t just books to movies. Sometimes it’s the other way around. Although, I hate movie novelizations. And, sometimes, books turn into movies that turn into plays that inspire […]

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Finding Love in Reading Again

I don’t know when I stopped but I used to read all the time. Maybe it was when I moved halfway through high school or when I started dating my fiancé. I just know that’s it’s been a truly long time since I would spend every single day invested in a book. Until now. I […]

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What I Want vs What I Need

I’ve struggled with the idea that what I want it is not necessarily what I need. Especially when it comes to anything Disney. And, as I become more of an adult with more responsibilities and more bills, I try to tell myself what is really more important. In October, my fiance and I traveled to […]

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Another Christmas, Come and Gone

Oh Christmas! How you bring so much joy and so much sorrow. I look forward to Christmas every year. There is this odd sense in the air that makes me forget most of my troubles. I want to sing all the Christmas songs, drink eggnog, and wait for snow. Every year, I do just that. […]

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Trying to Write Short Stories

My dream, when I was a little girl, was to write a novel and then become rich and famous. I really wanted to be the youngest author ever to write a book but my procrastination and insecurity go in the way. Every time I would write the beginning of a story, I would come back […]

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What’s it like?

What’s it like? To achieve the ultimate productivity Waking up to the first alarm No second spared To know what you want How to do it No hesitation Insecurities don’t swarm your head As you eat an breath in the same moment What’s it like? To have no fear Confidence swims fast through your blood […]

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Its a COVID Thanksgiving, Pass the Sanitizer.

I haven’t talked about all the chaos that is the year 2020. Because, for me, it really has been all over the place with the good and the bad and the nasty. I “lost” my job in March because of the school shutdowns. But, I was one of the lucky ones because I was able […]

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How to Make Pumpkin Puree From Scratch

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Stocking up: How do you make pumpkin puree from scratch? I’m glad you asked. But before I really get into the how-to, I’ll give you a little backstory. Once upon a time there was a girl named Ash with a dog named Pumpkin. Ash loved her dog, Pumpkin, and also loved pumpkin spice everything. Since […]

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My Puppers’ Third Birthday and I Can’t Believe It

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Backstory Yesterday, it was my puppers’ third birthday and I couldn’t believe it. In July 2017, my first dog passed away. I never knew loss before and how it made me believe that I would never heal. Getting another dog seemed like a reach for me. In January 2018, we came across a picture of […]

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