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Sail away

I think about my childhood sometimes, trying to make peace of it and understanding. It wasn’t easy growing up with a parent with a mental illness, she just wasn’t who I needed her to be and looking at it now, I am thankful that my great-grandparents had the insight to see that when I was born and tried to step…

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Dear Consignment Stores,

Dear Consignment Stores, I am not sure if you are aware of this, but you are NOT an upscale boutique on the lovely streets of Hollywood or even a trendy shop in Manhattan.  Your odd painted sign that has to tell people you are an “Upscale boutique” shouldn’t be necessary if you actually were one.  No… you are a shabby shop…

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Guest Bloggers Wanted.

Have an extra special piece that you think is awesome and want to share it?  This week I am looking for a few people willing to share their creative talents and be our featured Guest Bloggers. General guidelines Write a post with really useful content. Write with Dancing with Firefly Readers in mind. Your post must be original and written…

Come Back and Haunt Me - Lessons I've Learned Since Losing a loved one

Come back and Haunt me.

I can’t say I even believe in heaven anymore.  This magical place where only the good belong.  The ones that don’t screw up, go the wrong way, get sucked in by just trying to survive and forget this almost impossible place, they belong in heaven. The rest of who aren’t sure about feathery angels and golden rules, where do we…

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Thoughts About The Afterlife

    I’m not sure if it is because I am a creative person or perhaps growing up religious opens my mind up to the possibilities, but I believe in the Afterlife. I am a spiritual person.  I always have been.  I believe in spirits, Angels, lives before this one, and Karma.  I have a fondness for the teachings of …

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5 Annoying Things on Facebook

  I love Facebook. I spend a great amount of my time scrolling down through the lives of my friends, family, classmates from 25 years ago that I have not had a real life conversation with in just as long, random celebrities, unusual people who like to post pictures of cats, and many many more. I am just like so much of…

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Ready to start a blog?

Why Blog anyways? There are so many reasons that people are choosing to become bloggers.  There are just as many types of blogs out there as there are bloggers. From the Mommy bloggers to the Photo journalists, everyone is looking to carve out a place on the internet as their own. Blogging can be a great way to help a…

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Blogging Basics: Tweaking your Twitter

Since making Twitter a part of my blogging routine, I have found that it is one of the most important things I do in my work week. Not only am I able to connect with other bloggers and see what they are writing, I am able to connect with readers on a personal level. I want to know them, and I love that I can be myself on Twitter as well.