10 Favorite Songs

10 Songs

I haven’t written for the writers workshop in a few months and I wanted to write about prompt number 6 which is: List your top 10 most listened to songs currently.  I wanted to write about this one because as some of you probably know I love music and I love to share what I am currently listening to with others.

  1. The first song I am loving is See You Again by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth.  If you click on the name of the song it will take you to Youtube where you can watch the video.
  2. The Sound of Madness by Celtic Thunder
  3. Wake Me Up by Avicii
  4. Timber by Pitbull featuring Ke$ha
  5. Welcome To My Life by Simple Plan
  6. Third Rock From The Sun Joe Diffie
  7. Strawberry Wine by Deana Carter
  8. The Grande Affaire by Celtic Thunder
  9. Big Guitar by BlackHawk
  10. Don’t Stop Believing by Journey

Those are 10 of the songs that I am currently loving.  I know I am missing some of them but those are the first 10 that came to my mind.  I am always finding new music and I am always looking for new music as well.  Let me know what you think of these songs in the comments below.

What are you currently listening to and/or loving right now?

Here are all the prompts if you want to join in:

1. Throwback Thursday: Choose a photo from a previous April and write a poem or a blog post.
2. Easter recap!
3. What’s for dinner?
4. Write a blog post inspired by the word: break.
5. Tell us about a local news story that’s all the buzz right now in your neck of the woods.
6. List your top 10 most listened to songs currently.

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Weekly Wrap-Up

I haven’t had a chance the past few weeks to write my weekly wrap up post so I am going to list all of  the posts from the past few weeks in case you missed any of them.

Those are all the posts for the past 3 weeks.  I can’t believe it has taken me three weeks to get caught up enough that I could get this post written.  I also wanted to post a picture of my newest nails because I am so in love with them.

Frog Nails

So that is all I have for today.  What do you think of my nails?  Is there anything you would like to see here on my blog???

 

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8 Things I Am Putting Off

8 Things I Am Putting Off

This was one of the prompts from last weeks writers workshop that I didn’t get a chance to finish the post so I figured I would post it this week because I still wanted to write about it.  I hate that I don’t have the time to blog lately but that is what happens when someone is gone at work and I am left to do try and do their job along with my own job.  Anyway lets get on to the the 8 things I am putting off.

  1. Reading books that I have on my Kindle & Nook.
  2. Designing a new look for this blog.
  3. Getting post written that I keep in my rain day file for days I don’t have time to write a post for that day.
  4. Calling & taking my cats to the vet.
  5. Making an appointment to see an eye doctor about my eyes.
  6. Backing up my laptop to my external hard drive.
  7. Printing off invoice copies for the salesmen that I work with.  It isn’t hard it just takes time and I don’t want to be bothered by it.
  8. Cleaning my bedroom.  I always want to get to it on the weekends but I end up playing and chasing my nephew on Saturday & Sunday so it never gets done.

Those are 8 things I am putting off doing because I either don’t have the time to do them or I don’t want to do them.  What are you putting off doing?

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Things That Made Me Smile This Week

Smile

This week for the writers workshop I am going to write about number 2 which is something that made me smile this week.  Instead of just writing about one thing I am going to list several things that made me smile so far this week.

  • The first thing that has made me smile is this stray cat that I feed at work.  He eats funny and always makes me smile when I watch him.  I am going to include a video & picture so you can see what I am talking about.

Stray Work Kitty

  • The second thing that has made me smile this week is my own cats.  They are always doing something silly and they always make the days  better because even if I have had a super bad day when I go home they don’t judge or care what happened to me.  They always love me no matter what which is nice.
  • The third thing that has made me happy this week was getting my nails done yesterday.  I always love getting my nails done because the lady that does my nails has become one of my best friends so it is always a good time. Nails
  • The fourth thing that has made me smile is thinking back to Saturday when we were watching my nephew and all the crazy things that he does.  It is so fun to interact with him now but it is a lot more work and if I am being honest I don’t have the energy to really keep up with him anymore.  I play with him for a little bit and then I go lay down.  I just keep seeing over and over that I don’t have the energy to be a mom (I will have an MS update coming up sometime next week).
  • The final thing that made me smile this week was paying off all of my credit card debt!!!!  I am going to wait a few months to see what happens at work but I am hoping since it is all paid off that I will be able to afford to get an iMac by the summer time.  Those of you who know me know I love Apple products so I want an iMac so bad it isn’t funny.

Anyway those are the things that made me smile this week.  What made you smile this week?

Here are rest of the prompts for this week incase you want to join in:

1. Throwback Thursday: Choose a photo from a previous February and write a poem or a blog post.
2. Something that made you smile this week.
3. Write about something mean you did to a sibling growing up.
4. Write a blog post inspired by the word: red.
5. List 10 things you never knew until you were a mom.
6. Write a 26-line poem using all the letters of the alphabet, where the first line starts with the letter “A,” the second “B,” the third “C,” etc., culminating with the final line starting with “Z.”

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Quotes I Love-Writer Workshop

Quotes

This weeks for the writers workshop I am going to write about number 1 which is a quote I love. As some of you may know I post a quote every week because I love quotes and I love to share quotes that I love with other people. If you want to check those out you can click here and scroll through them. The one quote I have loved since I heard it is:strong.jpg
I love this quote because it is so true.  I first saw this quote after I had my daughter and I struck me as true because I never thought I would be able to place my daughter for adoption.  Like I always say when people ask me how I get through life “I don’t have an option but to keep going because I can’t just die”.  You just have to put one foot in front of the other and know that in time things will pass.

Here are a few other quotes that I am loving right now:

Oprah Winfrey Vince LombardiJimmy DeanC. S. Lewis Robin Williams

What quote are you loving right now?

Here are the prompts for this week’s so if you want to join in you can pick one and write your post:
1. Share a quote you love.
2. Take a line from a song you love and turn it into the title of your next blog post. Let the content follow.
3. Saturday morning at your house…
4. Best or worst gift you ever gave.
5. Something someone did that put a smile on your face.
6. How old were you when you stopped believing in Santa?

 

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5 Things

5 Things

This week for the writers workshop I decided to write about number 4 which is Five Things. List 5 things we don’t know about you, 5 things you’re knowledgeable about, 5 things you know nothing about, and 5 things you believe. Lets get on to these lists.

5 Things You Don’t Know About Me

  1. I have one half sister that I am no longer in contact with.
  2. I was raised by my grandparents.
  3. I am planning on going back to school next fall for graphic design.
  4. I grew up with cats which is one of the reasons I love them so much
  5. I love all types of music.

5 Things I Know About

  1. Nursing-I grew up in the medical field and I was originally going to school for nursing.
  2. Books
  3. Writing on a blog
  4. Some HVAC things( I should know more since I have been working in the industry for 7 years now).
  5. Credit scores

5 Thing I Don’t Anything About

  1. IT jobs
  2. Windows 8
  3. Adobe Illustrator-I am determined to learn how to use it though.
  4. How to work on cars.
  5. How to use digital cameras.

5 Things I Believe

  1. God
  2. To get respect you have to give respect.
  3. That idiots are taking over the world.
  4. That health insurance companies do everything in their power to making things as hard as they can.
  5. That I am better off being single without any kids(human kids).

Those are my 5 things.  What is one thing no one knows about you?

 

If you want to join in this weeks Writers Workshop here are the prompts:

1. Tell us about an argument you witnessed.
2. Share a Thanksgiving recipe you will be cooking up this month.
3. Write a haiku about what you see out your window.
4. Five Things. List 5 things we don’t know about you, 5 things you’re knowledgeable about, 5 things you know nothing about, and 5 things you believe.
5. Tell us the story of how your pet came to be a member of your family.

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Writers Block?!?

Writers Block

I was looking at NaBloPoMo page where they list prompts for the whole month of November looking for ideas because I really wanted to try and post everyday in November and so far I have managed to do it.  Anyway I saw this prompt and knew I wanted to write about it; Have you ever had extended writers’ block? How long did it last? What did you do to break out of it, and do you have tips for other bloggers?

I remember one time where I had writers block for months and months.  I am not really sure what I did to get over it.  I know that I stopped blogging around the time of my daughters birthday.  I took most of the summer and fall off and start up again I want to say in January.  I know I stopped because I was depressed and just didn’t feel the motivation to blog.

I remember that in January I felt the urge to blog again and I haven’t really stopped since then.  I do have days where the last thing I want to do is blog and I have other days where I want to write something but I can’t think of anything to write.

As for tips that may help other bloggers break out of it the one thing I can say is find something you are passionate about.  I know on days where I am struggling to write if I find a topic that I am excited about I can write a whole post is recorded time.  Where as other days if I am not interested in the post I am writing it can take days to finish the post.

Those are a few of my thoughts on writers block.  How to overcome writers block?

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Writers Workshop-Show and Tell

Show & Tell

This week for the writers workshop I am going to write about number 1 which is something I brought for show and tell.  When I saw this prompt I was pissed that I still don’t have the thing I brought to school a few times.  I had kept if for years and years and a few years ago I figured it was time to let them finally go.

I guess I should tell you all what I brought.  If you are squeamish you might want to just skip to the end because I am sure this will gross out some people.  I got my tonsils out the summer before I started the 2nd grade and the doctor let me keep them so I would always bring them because it would gross people out.  I always thought it was so cool to have them and be able to show other people.  I am not one that gets easily grossed out so I thought it was funny when other people did get grossed out.

I also brought my cat a few times as well.  I wasn’t ever a huge fan of show and tell because I hated getting up in front of the class and having to talk to everyone.  To this day I still hate public speaking and getting up in front of people but that is a topic for another post one day.

What is one thing you remember bringing to school for show and tell?

This weeks prompts:

1. Something you brought for show and tell.
2. November 3rd is National Housewife’s Day…how did you celebrate?
3. The meaning of your name…does it suit you?
4. Tell us about something new you learned last month.
5. Share a list of some of your most recent favorite things.
6. What was your favorite song when you were 16 years old…is it still a favorite?

After you write your post make sure you click here so you can link up.

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7 Things I Miss

7 Things I MissThis week for the writers workshop I am going to be writing about number 2 : 7 things I miss about being a kid.  I didn’t have the best childhood so I am not sure if I can come up with 7 things but I am going to try so let’s get started and see what I can come up with.

  1. I miss some of the friends I had when I was in school.
  2. I miss going to school.  I am sure some of you are shocked by this one but I really did love & enjoy school.
  3. I miss having a summer break and/or days off during the school year.
  4. I miss not having to worry about paying bills or running out of money before the month is over.
  5. I miss the few years I had when I was a teenager before I got diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.  I had a few years where I did get to feel like a normal kid but then I got diagnosed with MS and I felt like I pushed back down.
  6. I miss  the times were easier.  I didn’t even get into things on the internet until I was in college and I am so glad for that because I don’t think I would have survived high school if we had Facebook and everything that kids have to deal with today in school.
  7. I can’t think of a seventh thing that I miss so I am going to write one reason I am glad my childhood is over.  I am glad my childhood is over so that I don’t have to go to high school and deal with all the idiots I went to school with.

Those are the 7 things I miss about being a kid.  What do you miss about your childhood?

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What To Do?

What To DoIt is fall in Utah which means it will soon be snowing.  I saw a prompt that asked what I did on a dark and stormy day and I figured it would be a good topic to write about because that type of weather will soon be taking over in Utah.  There aren’t a ton of things that I do when it is storming out but a few things that I really do enjoy doing.

The first thing that came to mind when I saw this prompt was I love to watch football when it is stormy and nasty out.  I don’t think there are many things better than curling up and watching a good football game when it is cold and nasty out.  On with that theme I also love to just put on a good movie or even watch reruns of my favorite shows curled up in bed.  I love not having to go out and being able to watch it storm and be warm and comfortable in my house watching TV.

The only other thing that I really love doing when it is storming is to get whatever book I am reading and find a warm spot to sit and finish the book.  I love being able to read books when it is gross outside because I can read about warm places and forget for a while that it is snowing and freezing outside for a little while.  I also have started to love listening to audiobooks because there are days where my head hurts so bad that I can’t read but being able to listen to an audiobook is great for passing the time as well.

Those are a few things that I love to do when it is stormy and gross out.  What do you like to do when it is storming outside?

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