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Adding a little shoe spice to the stacks ...I write lots of things. And while I wish they were all brilliant, some are more important than others. These are the really important posts.  Consider it Cordelian Philosophy 101.


How the Grand Master Plan Went Down

Progress Report:  I’ve Bought Myself a Day!

On Nervous Breakdowns, Sea Monsters, and Re-Finding My Passion (Part II)

QUIT:  Whoring Out My Dream

Progress Rep0rt:  The “If I Can Do It, You Can, Too” Speech

Progress Report:  T-Minus Till Part-Time

When I Say “Part,” You Say “Time”: Part (Time!) Part (Time!)

1 Year to Debt-Free!

Progress Report:  Commencing Countdown

Sorry, I Don’t Go Down That Easy

Sometimes Life Has Other Plans

QUIT: The Day Job (!!!)

Living an Awesome Life

You Are Not Crazy for Wanting More

The Way Things Are Isn’t The Way Things Have To Be

Why Optimists Will Always Kick Pessimists’ Asses

Don’t You DARE Ever…

Oh, Shit!  You Mean We’re Playing for REALSIES?

What Story Are You Telling Yourself?

How Do You Want to Feel Today?

Are You Chaining Your Elephant?

Eeyore Phrases I Can’t Stand

Is Your Happiness Quest Making You Miserable?

It All Comes Down to You (Some Stories About Adversity)

Things I Care About (So Much It Hurts)

Yes, I AM “Too Sensitive.” Why Aren’t You?


Following Your Dreams

Never Feel Guilty for Following Your Dreams

What Separates the Wannabes from the Victors

How to Quit Your Day Job and Pursue Your Dreams

Don’t Play the Result

Do The Thing That Needs to be Done

There Will Always Be a Reason Not To

Are You Playing Chicken With Your Dreams?

My T-Rex Kills Your Brontosaurus



ROWE:  Anything Else Is SO Last Century

ROWE: The Grown-Up Version of Work

Why Presenteeism Is So Last Century

How to be an Awesome Employee In a Less-Than-Awesome Job

How to Keep Your Head in the Game When Your Heart’s Left the Building

The One and Only Cure for a Case of the Mondays



Looking to Launch a Side Hustle? Here’s What You’re Really In For

Want to Follow Your Dreams? Don’t Quit Your Day Job

You’re Worth More than That.  Seriously.  Stop It.

The Savings (and Costs) of Working from Home

7 Things You Should Never say to Someone Who Works from Home

Tax Tips to Live By for the First-Time Freelancer



It’s Your Life You’re Spending, There, Buddy…

Why I’m a Frugality Junkie (Hint: Money CAN Buy Happiness)

Mythbusters: Extreme Couponing Edition


Getting Shit Done

What Productivity Isn’t

You Have the Time

Taking Control of Your Inner Two-Year-Old

Of Pants & Procrastination (Cordelia Learns a Lesson About Avoidance)

How to Make Chores Suck (Just a Little Bit) Less

Life Hacks from a Personal Assistant

QUIT:  Being a Girl Friday Superhero Wonderwoman (Or Feeling Like I Have to Be)


General Amusement

Fun (And Sometimes Disturbing) Ways That People Have Found My Blog

Fun (And Sometimes Disturbing) Ways That People Have Found My Blog – Volume II

Some of the Awesomest Spam Comments Ever

Some of the Awesomest Spam Comments Ever (Vol. 2)


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