Happy New Year!

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Wishing everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous 2014!

Easy Lifting With The Handy Camel [Product Review]

The Handy Camel Bag Clip

There are bag clips and then there’s The Handy Camel (affiliate link). The Handy Camel is a king-sized bag clip that can hold a bag that weighs up to 40 pounds. From TheHandyCamel.com website: “You open a large bag of potting mix, fertilizer, kitty litter, pet food, ice melt, charcoal, bird seed, grass seed or farm animal feed, and only use a portion. Now you have an open bag that can be spilled everywhere, bugs and rodents can get in, {Read More}

I’m Fed Up with Being Fat

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The F-word offends many people and I’m not talking about the four-letter F-word, I’m talking about the three-letter F-word – FAT. I’m fat – I’m not fluffy or chubby or any other “nice” words that people use to describe a person that is overweight. When I say that I’m fat, some people think that I’m being self-deprecating, but that’s not the case. I’m just calling it like it is and I’ve reached the point in my life where I’m fed {Read More}

5 Benefits of Telecommuting – SC Johnson Green Choices

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I have been a full-time, telecommuting freelancer for several years now and consider myself somewhat of a seasoned professional at this point. Over the years, I’ve fine-tuned my work-from-home routine, and in April shared 5 Telecommuting Tips to help others settle into their own routine. Check out the entire post: 5 Benefits of Telecommuting Note: I receive compensation from SCJ for my blog posts however my statements are truthful and based on my personal experiences.

Martha Stewart is Helping Me Stay Organized

Martha Stewart 6 things

I wear many hats: mom, wife, freelance writer, small business owner, taxi, doctor liaison, tutor and too many more to name. Staying organized is always a challenge, but thankfully I have Martha Stewart around to help me. Yes, the diva herself helps me stay organized. Not directly, of course, but I combine her Organizing Checklists with a task management program named OmniFocus and my Apple calendar to keep the ship upright and running smoothly. The MarthaStewart.com website has several checklists {Read More}

Photographing an Arizona Monsoon Storm

July 20, 2013 - Arizona Monsoon Storm - Lightning Strike

In high school I was in charge of sports photography for our yearbook but after high school, my interest in photography waned. Fast forward to two years ago and I was once again bitten by the photography bug; this time, though, I had a partner – my teenaged nephew, Zach. Zach has an artistic eye and a desire to learn so he was a great photography partner for me as I began to learn how to use a dSLR. We {Read More}

Wordless Wednesday: Back-to-School Supplies

Back to school supplies - Colored Pencils Macro Photography