Category: Entertainment

The Artist’s Way: Week 4 Recap/Starting Week 5

Entertainment Lifestyle

So how was last week for everyone? I’ll be honest, I did Morning Pages I think three days and that’s about it. By Thursday I started reading my novel again along with multiple-page articles online. I didn’t do any of the tasks, I sort of took an AW break. But when I did do my Morning Pages… they were fantastic. Inspiring, such great ideas, and I even started talking about…

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Date Night

Entertainment Lifestyle

Then and Now Yesterday I worked late to get some things finished so I can take off between Christmas and New Year’s. I knew I likely wouldn’t be home until after Emerson’s bedtime. Karl texted me and asked if I wanted Chinese for dinner. No prep, no dishes to wash, I’m in! I called on my way home and stopped by the grocery for my favorite beer (Miller Lite –…

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What my Ears Have Been Absorbing: July and August

Entertainment Music

The past month has been a bit of a blur, especially when it comes to music. I’d love to write an individual post about each musical experience, but it’s summer and I’m spending my weekends outdoors soaking up the sun and hanging out with loved ones and I hope you’re doing the same! So to keep us all enjoying real life instead of the computer, here’s a quick recap and…

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A Typical Saturday

Entertainment Lifestyle

“Why does a catastrophe always follow you?” my husband asked, as he smoothed my hair and handed me a Kleenex. Yet again, Alison the Great made a hot mess of a situation. I don’t know why I do, and I wish I didn’t. Yesterday, my husband was hired to photograph a friends’ daughter’s birthday party. We’ve known the family for quite a while, I lifeguarded with the oldest brother back…

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What My Brain Has Been Absorbing – May/June 2013

Entertainment Music

I find when I am uber stressed and frantic about the tiniest thing in life, it’s often when I am not making time for extra-curricular activities. I don’t mean dodge ball or drinking, but books and music and movies and other media. Ways to shut down the hyper chatter in the brain and fill that space with a different story that makes you think, analyze, calm the eff down. Here’s…

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Book Review and Giveaway: Ladies’ Night

Entertainment giveaway

It’s hard to explain to a non-blogger what it is like when you choose blogging as a profession. An outsider doesn’t understand why you spend every waking moment with a camera or SmartPhone, and how something as minor as a title of a post can make or break your monthly income. So to read a book where the protagonist is a successful Lifestyle Blogger is quite a treat. Recently BlogHer…

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