Monthly Archives: May 2010

I gave birth: A treatise on writing

On July 14, 2009 I took a deep breath and looked at the sentence I had just written down: “You are a beautiful mess.” Were these the last words of my book?  A 12-chapter creative non-fiction venture of my life, done?  No, they weren’t and it wasn’t.  I picked up the pen again, “Thanks be to God.” That was the end, and I meant it.  I began to cry and

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“Messy” shirt contest! Win a free copy of the book!

With A Beautiful Mess: A Perfectionist’s Journey Through Self-Care slated to be released mid-summer, I am announcing a fun contest to inspire and help you create… not to mention get the word out about the book release!! When the T-shirts were ordered from a European Company, I was less than thrilled with the European sizes, hence I wound up with small and x-small shirts that fit my little nieces! Brown

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In response: For the Love of a Cast Iron Skillet

My husband gave me a cast iron pan for Christmas.  It’s back-to-the-future at our home as this past winter we established our little urban farm.  We are trying to do as much as we can on our homestead which includes seven vegetable beds, six chickens, and making as much from scratch as we can (including body scrub and chicken stock).  As spring manifests itself I finally mustered up the courage

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