Project Make – Candles

via Project Make – Candles Hello there! I wanted to share this great post via My Colorful Life. As you know, I have been searching for ideas on things I can make for gifts, instead of spending a ton of money on gifts people may or may not actually like. I have been trying to…

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Horrifying Statistics

STD’s, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, those moments when you are glad to be in a monogamous relationship…. this is the not so delicate topic I would like to talk about today. Allow me to rephrase that: This is the not so delicate topic no-one wants to speak about, but I now feel as though there is…

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Off – Days

Do you ever have those off – days when you have the best of intentions but the worst of plans? That’s me, today. I find myself just walking in circles, thinking about all the things I should be doing but just can’t seem to manage actually doing. How do you handle those days? -Mliae *Photo sourced…

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Skype… WTF?!

Skype. I’m not a big fan. However, this application does prove useful for certain blog and business related scenarios. Or, it did. But guess what yours truly did… I opened my computer to research a few things and I realized that Skype was running. Not just running, but, still on a call, running! Apparently, when…

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Technical Difficulties…

We have been having a bit of a storm here which is causing occasional power disruptions, so I don’t trust that I can get a full RBRC post up today as I had planned. I will be posting again as soon as all systems are trustworthy again. Thanks for understanding and enjoy your day! -Mliae

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Happy New Year 2019!

Today is the first page of a 365 page book. Write it well, live it well! As so many of us seem to make unrealistic goals for ourselves during the New Year, I would like for all of us to think in manageable steps, as opposed to grande schemes this year. As I, personally, have…

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I Found This Last Night: What Do You Think?

Hello there 🙂 Hope you are all recovering nicely from the holidays! I was sorting through some items last night and found an envelope full of newspaper articles that had been sent to me about 10 years ago. I keep these things because they are from a beloved person who always thought to send me…

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Keto – 0 / Holiday Food – 1

I am an idiot. I decided that I would start a Ketogenic diet with intermittent fasting, 1 week before the holidays. I did great. I lost 2+ Kg in that week! And then, I ate. For 3 days I ate like a normal person. It was wonderful. Guess what happened? In 3 days, I gained…

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Is Alexa Recording Your Conversations Without a Wake Word?

I know, I know. I sound like on of those paranoid nuts in a sci-fi film. Unfortunately, it seems that I am not. Having stumbled upon an eye-opening article on Reuters that was recently published, I wanted to do a bit more research. Amazon has sold in excess of 10 MILLION Alexa Echo devices worldwide….

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I Almost Had it Together This Year….Only Not Quite.

That moment when you realize that you’ve been invited to holiday parties but realize that you don’t have even one hostess gift. You have 1 day to shop, again, for those – and today is that day! So this is what I’m doing today, people. Going out to get the obligatory ‘Thank you for inviting,…

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A Small Thank You

I really felt the need to thank you, my amazing readers, today. Thank you for taking the valuable time out of your lives to read what I write. Thank you for joining me on this journey and being sooooo supportive throughout! Thank you for fostering such great friendships here and in the comment section too!…

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When the Holidays Sneak Up on You.

This year has been a bit strange. I am usually that insanely excited person who decorates early for the holidays. This year, I’m late for almost everything. It’s like time is just flying by and I still haven’t worked up the nerve to go sort through storage and drag out our Christmas decorations. I mean…

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Product Review: Ozeri Serafino Hand Blown Glasses

  Hello there 🙂 I purchased these glasses last month and I love them so much that I really wanted to write a review for them. Why? Well because I hate clutter and I know that you do too!  I always try to make good purchasing decisions and deciding to buy these was a very…

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Bacteria, Virus, Influenza …Oh My!

It’s that time of year again….the time when the floating crud hits hardest. And yes, I’ve got it. Oh boy, do I have it. This year its a virus. I’ve been fighting this off for at least the past 1 and ½ weeks. I went to the doctor and he told me not to worry,…

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“Whosis, Whatsis and Whatchamacallit”

Originally posted on S'amusing:
ALERT: this story isn’t for everyone, just those in long term relationships, say 30, 40 or 50 years. However, you’re still welcome to read it… “Honey, I’m home from, ah, whatchamacallits. Whosis was there, she’ll see us at, you know, whatsis place Saturday.” “Okay!” And with that exchange, we affirm…

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Guest post: Ten blasts from the past that are making a comeback

There are some things that fade in our memories, only to come back from time to time when we are reminded with a chuckle and a shake of the head. Then there are some things that come back in the kind of way that can’t be ignored – coming to real popularity once again. These…

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Just Checking In … How’s It Going Today?

Greetings all 🙂 I was thinking about my blog-family on this grey cloudy day and I thought I would just pop in and ask you how is everyone doing today? Monday, Monday, Monday… -Mliae *Photo sourced via Pixabay

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Guest Post by Sleephelp.org : Boost Your Productivity at Work by Napping

It’s mid-afternoon, and your eyelids are starting to droop, but you’ve still got a good three hours before the end of your workday. As much as you want to give your employer 100 percent for a full eight hours, mental and physical fatigue can get in the way. But, there’s a simple solution that’s been…

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My Souvenir From the USA

So, a girlfriend of mine goes on holiday to the USA. When we all get together to hear about her trip, this is what she gives us. DONALD TRUMP CHOCOLATE BARS!?!! This livened up the conversation a bit, as you might well imagine. We all had a good giggle. I did not even know this…

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Overwhelmed in Bloggerdom

So, what happens when I’ve worked my ass off to get a ton of great content to write about? Well – this, of course. For the first time ever, I’ve found myself so overwhelmed that I can barely complete a thought. I. Can’t. Believe. It. I LOVE blogging and all the many hours of research…

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Monday Laughs

Mondays suck. To make them a bit more bearable, I’ve compiled some giggle-worthy material to start your Monday off with a smile! 😀 Is this you on Monday? Fear not, we’ve got you covered with some laughs to start your day!   Hope you got a smile today! -Mliae

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Significant Sunday – A New Theme?

Hello everyone 🙂 Happy Sunday! Well, maybe not for everyone…you know what ‘they’ say: Going to sleep on Sunday, results in Monday. Anywhoo… I read a great post by Ali at the Mindful Gardener. In the post, the possibility of starting a new theme on WP is discussed. That theme being ‘Soulful Sunday’. Now, don’t…

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Happy Valentine’s Day, all :)

Valentine’s day, Friend’s day….What do you call it where you are? It’s a celebration today. Wherever in the world you are, and whatever it’s called – it’s a day for appreciating those around you. I hope you have a happy day! -Mliae

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Monday Laughs

Happy Monday, all! 🙂 I know, I know…everyone hates Mondays. Here’s a few memes to get your Monday started off with a smile 😀 Hope you got a giggle! -Mliae        

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Do Men Really Feel This Way About Women Over 30?!?

Hi there, I think I’m in shock, not really sure what to say but I definitely have to say something! I knew the internet was a bit of a ‘wild west’ but I’ve always lived under the assumption that people could conduct themselves with a bit of self-respect and act like adults who at least…

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Wifi Crashes, Everyone Panics

What happens when the Wifi goes down? Life ends, of course. Or so one would think, anyway, if one witnessed the morose, nearly teary-eyed faces that are the result of a lost internet connection. I realized after several hours, that, the struggle is real. This got me thinking; Are we really so dependent on our…

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I Read a Great Quotable Phrase Today

While I was visiting some blogs today, I saw this in one of the posts. I thought it was so perfect, I had to share it! ‘You are younger now than you will ever be.’ That’s it. Simple. True. It really shines some perspective on the fact that most of us over the age of…

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Enjoying Dublin!

Hello everyone and greetings from Dublin! 🙂 We are having a blast, and have a full day ahead of us! I wanted to check in and show you some of what we’ve been up to. We found ourselves in an awesome AirBnb located near the canal and we realized that we are able to walk…

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My Almost Minimalist Closet Just Got More Minimal

Remember me writing about my sort-of minimalist closet challenge? Well, my already quite small wardrobe has just gotten a bit smaller. I’ve been working on categorizing what I do have, so I can show you everything. But today, I lost my jeans. 1 pair of skinny jeans I have that I live in, and now…

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A different type of hoard

Hi there 🙂 As many of you know, when in need of some serious cleaning motivation, I watch hoarders (or a derivative thereof). Usually it only takes about 10 minutes for me to jump up and start frantically cleaning. Today was no exception. However, this episode was so different than usual, I actually watched the…

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Birthdays are for….

…CELEBRATING! Birthdays are for celebrating!! It’s a BIG one this year and I wanna party like I’m not old yet! (or not old soon either) 😀 Which is why I’ve decided to celebrate as much as possible for the entire week. Yeah, you heard me…how often does the decade-o-meter flip over?!? So let’s do this……

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Requiem For a Sweater

My old friend. How happy I was to pull you from the wardrobe today. It was my horror to find a hole in the front of you. We discussed sweater surgery, but you were beyond repair. So it was my sad news to have to throw you in the refuse. I will miss you my…

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Oh Yeah, We Got It Too….

Hi all 🙂 I’m here, I’m here! So sorry its been a few days. I usually post every other day and didn’t want you wondering if I’d fallen off the planet. I know that I am late on my Recycled Book Reading Challenge too. We got the crud. BIG TIME! Whatever kind of virus it…

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Spontaneous Stop-off Results in Serious Smiles

Greetings 🙂 Ever have those days when your spontaneity results in something super?? I did! I was really happy about it too because many times, my spontaneous shifts from schedule don’t exactly make everyone around me happy. So here we are, driving through the country-side and I spot an old building with a museum placard…

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