Poll Time: Repurposing a Home Bar

My husband and I bought our house back in 2012. It was a foreclosure with amazing potential. We scooped it up at a fraction of the price and used the money saved to repaint the entire upstairs, reline the pool, fix the retaining wall, and finish the walk-out basement. We finished the fourth bedroom downstairs …

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It’s Okay, I’m Okay

Feel the feeling but don't become the emotion. Witness it. Allow it. Release it. - Crystal Andrus I'm feeling better today. Just like a sickness that needs to be expelled from your body, I think I needed to vomit those thoughts out yesterday. I needed a "poor me" moment. I needed to show that my …

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Sugar How’d You Get So Fly?

Wow. Not just wow, but fucking WOW! The amount of supportive responses to me "coming out" about my sobriety yesterday were nothing short of amazing. My @flirting_with_sobriety Instagram account gained another 40-something followers overnight and this blog's stats hit so hard, I set all-time records on the page. So, first and foremost, thank you. Thank …

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7 Inches

7 inches. 7 heavy, penetrating, soft, dreamlike inches of... SNOW!  (What did you think I was talking about, pervert?) I don't mind being cold.  As long as there is snow. I don't mind the overcast, dreary days of winter.  As long as there is snow. I don't mind being stuck at home because of the …

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DIY Liars

Two weeks after being diagnosed with a severe allergic response to limonene and fragrance mix II, my allergist added "propolis" to the list after a delayed response marker appeared on my back.  Shit. Propolis is resin collected by honeybees used to fill crevices and to seal honeycombs.  Fucking bee glue. Confused on why I would …

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