Imposters

What do you call a fake noodle?  An Impasta! This week, actress Viola Davis said she feels like she has imposter syndrome.  Impostor syndrome (also spelled imposter syndrome, also known as impostor phenomenon or fraud syndrome) is a term coined in 1978 by clinical psychologists Dr. Pauline R. Clance and Suzanne A. Imes referring to … Continue reading Imposters

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Then, There Was a Sale

I, ahem, had a bit of a setback this weekend.  After not shopping for the sake of shopping for what seemed like a year (more like a few months), I received a phone call from a relative that the Amazon/Target returns re-sale store he managed was closing...in two days.  So.many.bargains.to.be.had. I bought seven kites among other … Continue reading Then, There Was a Sale

My Own Slice of Paradise

Last year, I lost my mind.  At least that's kind of what I feel like looking back now.  Around this time last year, I turned on an episode of HGTV's "Lakefront Bargain Hunt."  And then I binge watched and watched some more.  The more I watched, the more I thought, "Yeah, why can't we do … Continue reading My Own Slice of Paradise

Day One of the Rest of Your Life

Ok, it's 11:30am, and I'll admit I haven't started the Fly Lady challenge.  Don't count me out though!  All I'm supposed to do on Day One is shine my sink.  I did get dressed to the shoes and planned my dinner menu for the week.  We didn't get in until about 10pm last night from a short weekend … Continue reading Day One of the Rest of Your Life

Little Victories

In the past few months, I've been chipping away at the overwhelming avalanche of stuff and clutter in my home.  It really is overwhelming, especially when people add to the mix through marriage and childbirth.  I still feel like I'm baby stepping away, and that's okay.  It's easy to fantasize about those minimalist apartments and … Continue reading Little Victories