Author Archives: Holly

My Favorite “Expert” Advice

Reading and writing are two of my very favorite things to do. Doesn’t matter if it’s writing on my novel, my blog, or even a to-do list. Same thing with reading. 15 years in a book club has really been … Continue reading

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Sometimes Frugal/Sometimes Not

Frugal living is a lifestyle I’ve lived for quite awhile now. It was a necessity after Rick died and I had to adjust to living without that second income. Over the years, the kids have grown up and become financially … Continue reading

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April Intentions-Writing & Micro Habits

How is it possible that the first quarter of 2024 is already over? I glanced over my 2024 Resolutions/Intentions list tonight and I’m doing okay but probably should pick up the pace a bit.  I’ve paid down some debt I’ve … Continue reading

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The Birthday Edition

It’s official…I’m 50 today. Or, as I will probably refer to myself for the next year: I’m 30 with 20 years experience. And to be perfectly honest, I’m struggling a bit to not struggle with it. I feel kind of … Continue reading

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March and Self-Care

I’m back! February is the shortest month…although this year we did get an extra day thrown in for Leap Year, which is always cool. I didn’t manage to write even one blog post for February, which is a huge fail … Continue reading

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February Challenge-NANOWRIMO

NANOWRIMO-What the heck is this? National Novel Writing Month, better known as NANOWRIMO to those of us crazy enough to attempt it, is held every November. The goal is to write a 50,000 word manuscript between November 1 and November … Continue reading

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Holly’s Favorites-January 2024

Super busy week prepping for vacation. I didn’t want to miss a blogging week though so it’s time for another edition of my favorite things. A couple of these are items I received from my generous boys for Christmas this … Continue reading

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Progress and Vacation!

We’re well into week 2 of January and I’m feeling a bit frazzled. Leaving for vacation next week and I’m trying to get super caught up at work, which is difficult this time of year. Not sure what I was … Continue reading

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January 2024 -A Fresh Start

2024 is here! The crazy thing is that it doesn’t seem that long ago that we were preparing for 2000. Remember that? Everyone was worried that all the computers and clocks and such were going to crash as soon as … Continue reading

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