Confessions, Exposed Series, Get Real Series, Top 10

Ordering $5 Starbucks, Day After My Gas was Disconnected

One day last week, I walked out my front door which I rarely do. Not even sure what prompted it, but glad it happened. I walked out the door onto the front porch and as I grabbed the doorknob to pull it shut, I felt something. Looking closer, it was what I call a "doorknocker".… Continue reading Ordering $5 Starbucks, Day After My Gas was Disconnected

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All the Feels, Get Real Series

The Year No Christmas Cards Came

Hard to believe...but a few short years ago my mantle was FULL overflowing¬†with Christmas cards from friends and family. So many glittery pictures of sparkling eyes, dressed up in various versions of Christmas colors, with smiles-a-plenty, complete with well wishes for a merry season and joyful new year! This has been true for as far… Continue reading The Year No Christmas Cards Came

Broken, Confessions, Self-Help

40 Day “ME” Challenge

Recently, I was given a challenge by an amazing, Godly woman. A woman whom I revere and admire. A woman who admittedly is not perfect, but a strong believer, compassionate, and truth speaker. Kindness is her MO but she never skirts the truth or accepts bad behavior. Turning a blind eye is simply against her… Continue reading 40 Day “ME” Challenge

Broken, Get Real Series, Self-Help

Get OUT of the Valley – LITERALLY

In the dumps? Life been cruel to you lately? Facing a divorce? Living in the red all the time? Health failing? I hate to tell you friend...but while "this too shall pass" (that gets on my nerves, btw...I mean who in the history of EVA wants to hear that when they are in the¬†middle of… Continue reading Get OUT of the Valley – LITERALLY

All the Feels, Broken, Exposed Series

I’m Not That Girl

You know the one...she's in her late 30's early 40's. She is a sahm, with 3 kids, successful part-time business in real estate (only works when she wants to), attractive, positive thinker, and an amazing cook. Normally she would fall into the category of the woman all women love to hate, but she's so sweet… Continue reading I’m Not That Girl

All the Feels, Get Real Series

Cry Me a River

Do you watch Netflix? What about Amazon Prime? Yeah, me too. The other night I stumbled upon a movie - "I'll See You in My Dreams". It was a decent movie and passed the 2 hrs that I was unable to sleep. The main character, Carol, (Blythe Danner), was a widower who had been unable… Continue reading Cry Me a River

Exposed Series, Lessons Learned

I survived, ahem…I THRIVED

Guess what? We all have a story...some chapters we'd rather not read out loud...but they still make up our beautifully broken story of courage, strength, rebirth, and worthiness. Own your story and do not let anyone ever use it against you! Growth is the best personal revenge on anyone who is using the past to… Continue reading I survived, ahem…I THRIVED