Tips for Organizing Your Blog Posts

Tips for Organizing Your Blog Posts

(alright non-blogging friends, this is one you can skip.  see ya tomorrow for some thanksgiving entertainment.) as i mentioned in last month's goal recap, i have all my blog posts done…
6 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Black Friday

6 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Black Friday

i think there's a pretty divisive shopping on black friday line.  you either love it or you hate it.  i admit to being on the hating side of it.  but only for the reason that i general…
Top 10 Little Life Hacks

Top 10 Little Life Hacks

are you familiar with the term 'life hack'?  a life hack is any little tip or trick that you use each day to make your life more efficient.  it saves time and sanity and helps you …
10 Best: Ways To Avoid People

10 Best: Ways To Avoid People

i'm still in birthday mode.  but who says the word 'celebrate' has to mean party or a big night out?  i celebrate just as much in the comfort of my own home, thank you very muc…
My Top 3 Chicago Dive Bars

My Top 3 Chicago Dive Bars

birthday birthday birthday!  i don't even care that it means that i'm 29.  i just like my birthday.  over the years, i've done a lot of different things for my birthday - bar c…
Little Life Win: Birthday Freebies

Little Life Win: Birthday Freebies

happy birthday to me!  (unless you're reading this on tuesday night, in which case, almost happy birthday to me.  my birthday is the 20th.) birthday freebies are one of the highlights o…
7 Awesome Things About Birthdays

7 Awesome Things About Birthdays

it's birthday week!   my birthday week.  i love birthday week.   month.  my birthday is officially on wednesday, but i've been celebrating, of course, all month.  i love my birthday.…
On Being a Realist

On Being a Realist

Hello fabulous Not Entirely Perfect readers! Thanks to Steph for lending me her space. The last time I posted for Steph, I did a basic About Me. This is similar, but it's a re-post from…
10 Best: Life Lately Moments

10 Best: Life Lately Moments

1. wedding fun! my friend from high school, katie, got married last weekend!  slightly awkward since, obviously, that also means she went to high school with john's sister julie and inv…
Lemonade Cupcakes with Sweet Tea Vodka Frosting

Lemonade Cupcakes with Sweet Tea Vodka Frosting

tara's main love in life is jeremiah weed's sweet tea vodka .  this stuff is delicious, if you've never had it you need to change that immediately.  and this from someone who do…
The End of An Era... That Actually Ended 15 Years Ago

The End of An Era... That Actually Ended 15 Years Ago

do you just have one of those holy shit i'm never getting my childhood back kind of days?  you know logically well that you're an adult and if you're like me at (almost) 29, you…
Things I Just Don't Have Time For

Things I Just Don't Have Time For

admittedly, i'm an impatient person.  i am absolutely horrible at waiting.  i don't understand lines or traffic and i'm absolutely miserable if i have to deal with either of th…
And His Name Was Earl

And His Name Was Earl

for today's throwback story, i decided to share with you a little story that still gets talked about in our family regularly, despite the fact that it happened over 15 years ago.   it a…
A Lesson In Movie Theater Etiquette

A Lesson In Movie Theater Etiquette

my birthday is 2 days before the 2nd movie of the hunger games trilogy, catching fire , comes out.  which obviously is what i requested of john that we do for my birthday.  at some point.  …
Happy Happy Happy

Happy Happy Happy

oh happy lists.  and blogging.  blogging can absolutely make you want/like things you otherwise wouldn't care about.  and you have to realize that what makes other people happy might n…