• When Words Fail Us…

    The power of words is undeniable. Not just the words spoken, but how they are spoken. I got to thinking about the quick and easy “canned” responses given in struggled situations, simply because we are caught off guard don’t know what else to say. Generally spoken with best intent, but serving only to make the person (or situation) feel worse. Calm down.Well, at least……It is what it is.This is just part of ____ (<— insert a choice you’ve made here)Maybe it’s a blessing.You can always try again.It’s just the season of life. Etc.Etc.Etc. And while some (if not all) of these things are true, in the moment they don’t generally…

  • Why Do People Gotta Hate?

    Last evening while I was entertaining myself with Pinterest and a can of Pringles (I know, shame on me) I came across a Pin that linked to an article on a gal’s blog. This particular article discussed 4 ways that she saves at the grocery store, similar to my post from yesterday. When I finished reading her article (with basically the same suggestions as mine) I noticed she had 44 comments and I wanted to check out what her readers suggested for additional savings. Perhaps I’d learn something new? My heart fell when I came across a post from another woman totally trashing the blog’s “common sense” suggestions, then ending…