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Pondering Passion: How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are

In honor of today's Buttontapper Challenge prompt, Passion, I bring you a Nonfiction Friday review of How to be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style and Bad Habits by Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline de Maigret and Sophie Mas. I grabbed a copy of this book at my local library, drawn by the title – but let's be honest, even more by the subtitle. Obviously I'm all about love, style Continue Reading...

February Buttontapper Challenge: True Love

Welcome to the Buttontapper Challenge, February edition! This month's theme is TRUE LOVE, and today's prompt is What love means to me. Here's my response, as I actually aim to play along with my own prompts this month: “Love is a many-splendored thing! Love lifts us up where we belong! All you need is love!” I am Ewan McGregor’s character in Moulin Rouge! I am the eternal romantic, Continue Reading...

The Buttontapper Challenge: February Prompts

After following Kara Benz's awesome monthly Boho Berry Challenges for almost a year, I've decided to launch my own writing challenge. It's called, quite simply, the Buttontapper Challenge, and it's something you can participate in daily or whenever the mood strikes you. So, what's this all about? About the Challenge The Buttontapper Challenge is a writing challenge with a new theme each Continue Reading...

Top 5 Biggest Time Wasters – AND How to Stop Them

If you've been following along on the Buttontapper Challenge this month, you'll see that today's prompt is about Time Wasters. As such, I thought I'd share with you my personal Top 5 Time Wasters... as well as some ideas for how I've been trying to break these bad habits. Time wasters, ahoy! Mindless Internet Clicking – This is my number one bad habit, and it's one of the hardest to Continue Reading...

Lisa Jacobs’ “New Year for a New You” Review: Days 6 & 7

As 2018 kicks off, I’m in full “Year in Review” mode. So it’s perfect timing for me to participate in Days 6 & 7 of Lisa Jacobs’ New Year for a New You annual review! Here are my responses to both Day 6 and 7’s prompts (and, if you're curious, you can also read my responses to the Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, and Day 5 prompts): Day 6's task was to create a Project Map. Here's Continue Reading...