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The one about the ugly fan 

For some reason, we only have one fan in our house. Out of a family of 7 people living in 5 bedrooms, we somehow ended up with just the one. It’s big, ugly, cumbersome to carry and broken so no one ever wants to move it around, keep it in their room, or in any… Continue reading The one about the ugly fan 

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Stop in the name of chicken

  I've been feeling strongly that I am in a season of cleansing. I didn't plan it, I found myself in it two weeks ago- between 3-5 am in the morning. I couldn't sleep that morning so on impulse I typed a list in my phone of things that I didn't want to do and… Continue reading Stop in the name of chicken

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The Long and Short of it

A friend of mine likes to say life is not short, it's long, because there is nothing you can do that's longer than living. No matter what age you live up to, it will still be the longest you live; the longest you can ever know. To that I always ask what about people who die… Continue reading The Long and Short of it

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30 Day Blogging Challenge Day 8: 5 Current Goals

In no particular order: a. More sources of income that don't necessarily require more hard work. I'd like to transition from a hard worker to a smart worker. b. Learning how to save realistically. I usually save a fair amount and then I feel like I'm saving too much. Which makes me think I can… Continue reading 30 Day Blogging Challenge Day 8: 5 Current Goals

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30 Day Blogging Challenge : DAY 6 – What Are You Afraid Of?

What am I afraid of you ask? Ants. So tiny but so capable. So organised. So frightening. Minions. Not the ones in the movies. Grown ass minion mascots/costumes freak me out. 2.1 Actually all them full grown Disney characters can stay the hell away from me too. Small spaces Not getting pregnant. Not living my… Continue reading 30 Day Blogging Challenge : DAY 6 – What Are You Afraid Of?

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30 Day Blogging Challenge: Day 5 – Your Proudest Moment

  Day 5 – My Proudest Moment In January this year I posted this image on Twitter, asking people to brag about themselves. I got very few responses. Some of the people who replied were shy and felt uncomfortable about answering and others preferred to answer the question privately because they didn't want to seem full of… Continue reading 30 Day Blogging Challenge: Day 5 – Your Proudest Moment

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30 Day Blogging Challenge: Day 4 – Your Dream Job

Day 4 - My Dream Job This is an interesting question, I'll explain why.  So many of us feel the pressure to be ambitious and to set big goals for our lives. Sometimes those goals aren't even what we want but rather what looks good to want. There is nothing wrong with having ambition. Be hungry… Continue reading 30 Day Blogging Challenge: Day 4 – Your Dream Job

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30 Day Blogging Challenge : Day 3 – Your Favourite Quote 

Day 3- My Favourite Quote  It's self explanatory. My other favourite quote reads like a continuation: "Speak your mind even if your voice shakes." - Maggie Kuhn The world hates women who speak up about their pain. The world wants you to be pretty and suffer in silence. The world wants you with your  lips… Continue reading 30 Day Blogging Challenge : Day 3 – Your Favourite Quote 

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30 Day Blogging Challenge:DAY 2- 20 Facts About Yourself

20 Facts about me. Here goes. I'm really short but Im in good shape. This shape to be exact. I'm impatient. As a child, I was convinced I wouldn't live past 25. So I would get really annoyed by anyone who kept me waiting or wasted my time because I didn't have that much time to… Continue reading 30 Day Blogging Challenge:DAY 2- 20 Facts About Yourself

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30 Day Blogging Challenge: DAY 1- My Blog’s Name

I'm in the mood to try something new so here goes!   I've seen blogging challenges like this all over the interwebs and I've never felt like trying them. Partly because its a commitment I am too lazy for and also because I am a bit full of myself and prefer waiting for a brilliant… Continue reading 30 Day Blogging Challenge: DAY 1- My Blog’s Name