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Bye 2018! Hello 2019

Here it comes. A new year. The stores are discounting the last of their holiday merchandise to clear room on the shelves for Valentine’s day. While the brick and mortar stores are cleaning up the remnants of Christmas a different industry is getting ready… Continue Reading “Bye 2018! Hello 2019”

Chrissy’s Christmas Letter 2018

Happy Holidays! First, to my blog followers I want to say thank you for following me, reading all my words, and supporting me. I am so grateful to have you all in my tribe. Next, I apologize for the lack of posts lately. I’ve… Continue Reading “Chrissy’s Christmas Letter 2018”

October 2018

And all at once, summer collapsed into fall – Oscar Wilde

💯 Real Talk

I’m so tired of scrolling through my social media newsfeeds and seeing the memes and posts about YOLO #livinmybestlife and the gratitude and positivity. Don’t get me wrong. It’s not that I want a newsfeed full of angry depressed people. What I want, no,… Continue Reading “💯 Real Talk”

Advice for the People Pleasers

I’m not a competitive person. I hate party games, board games, trivia games, and athletic games. Sports bore me to tears. As a child I was always the last kid picked for the team. This was 50% due to the fact that I lack… Continue Reading “Advice for the People Pleasers”


Today is my birthday. Its not a milestone but I’m definitely on the other side of my 40s, approaching 50, and that got me to thinking. The human life span is supposed to be 120 years old. I’m not sure I want to live… Continue Reading “46”

Confessions of a Trailer Park Girl

I’m a trailer park girl. I was born in Flint Michigan where we lived in a Section 8 housing apartment complex called Rollingwood Manor. When I was a teenager we moved to a small town in Northern Michigan called West Branch. The only thing… Continue Reading “Confessions of a Trailer Park Girl”

That Monday Feeling!

I love Mondays. No I’m not dying and I haven’t dropped my basket – yet. I honestly love Mondays. It has become my favorite day of the week. Monday has a bad rap, which personally I think is really unfair. Let’s be honest –… Continue Reading “That Monday Feeling!”

Thursday Thoughts – Reckless Driving

What’s on your mind today? Me? I’m thinking about forgiveness. What does it mean to forgive? Simply put, forgiveness is the act of mustering enough compassion for someone who has hurt or wronged you to move forward rather than allowing bitterness and anger to… Continue Reading “Thursday Thoughts – Reckless Driving”


Some of us are comfortable inside the box Some of us aren’t meant to be kept in boxes If you’re comfortable inside the box then that is where you should be. Don’t let the world bully you into believing you must step out of… Continue Reading “Boxes”