5 Ways To Combat the Back To School Blues

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Well, it happened. I walked into Target and found the dreaded display. Don’t be coy with me, you know which one I’m talking about. The Back To School display. Thank Goddess it’s in the back of the store so it can be avoided on some level. But the signage hits us at the entryway to [...]

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I’m one of those people who can easily spend an hour wandering around Target. The brightly colored home goods beg me to browse through its section. I usually shop for clothes at thrift stores but the women’s clearance rack always needs to be checked because you never know what you might find. And then there’s [...]

Three Hours and a Bottle

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I just got back from a shopping trip to a nearby Super Target. I was gone for three hours. I know this, because when I walked through the door, my husband said, “You were gone for three hours!” The first hour was filled with leisurely strolls down the cosmetic aisle and through the racks of women’s [...]

Aiming True

Aiming True Bulls Eye.

This year I resolve to: Dance as if no one’s watching… Sing as if no one’s listening. Aim as if …meh. Don’t even bother aiming.

3 Ways to Get (Little) Kids to Clean Their Rooms


“Give a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man to fish and your kid won’t be living in your basement at 36 years old and not paying rent or buying groceries.” That’s the saying, right? Confidence that comes from self reliance is not a birthright.  It’s taught. But.  How do you [...]


Target Employees

It smells of popcorn. There’s an aura of happiness that sweeps in with the air conditioning. Joy that can only be found in the comforting simplicity of khaki and red. It calls. Come to me. Let me soothe every sorrow. Soap is on sale 3 for 1 today!