It is raining and I have no umbrella: The tough stuff chronically written

It is raining and I have no umbrella: The tough stuff chronically written By Melissa Marie The doctor slams my file down. “My dear, I don’t know what to tell you, I don’t know of  any answers.” I sigh, getting up out of the recliners that she so nicely understands to put in each room […]

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Sunrise Weekender V. 18: Glittered Recklessness

Sunrise Weekender V .18: Glittered Recklessness By Melissa Marie     Hello my Weekenders, so glad you stopped by to read the most honest, fashionable, and invigorating read of your weekend! This week’s issue is called Glittered Recklessness, for it talks about all things fashion and lifestyle. So let us dive right in! Quote Of […]

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Sunrise Weekender V. 17 For The Love Of Women

Sunrise Weekender V.20 For The Love Of Women By Melissa Marie Traveling this week with my husband for his marathon, I must confess I delight in people watching. Not to make fun though many are humorous, one can witness love between a couple, mixed breeds of animals that their owners go through great lengths to […]

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Sunrise Weekender V.15 Heart Fall

Hi there, all my windows are open in my home. My air conditioning is turned off and the tree’s are rustling. I can hear the birds chirping songs as others caw, the planes flying over, the distant roar of traffic, and the silence of my home. My heart is in the right place and all […]

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Using The Word “Enough” To Ruthlessly Edit Your Life

Using The Word Enough To Ruthlessly Edit Your Life By Melissa Marie Not long ago, when my parents would gently or firmly say the word enough, it meant that my siblings and I better stop immediately what we were doing. Whether we were clowning around with one another or helping out. It meant to stop. […]

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Sunrise Weekender V. 14 Slow Living

Hello, Weekenders! I hope you have a slow weekend planned and if you don’t, I pray you for you to find some courage to create a crevice of space of your time to slow down. There is no way to emphasize the word slow in typing like a slow-motion video, but if I could the […]

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Sunrise Weekender V.13 The Good Life

Happy Weekend! I know to those that work Monday through Friday Y’all are so happy, for those of us that work from home we are just happy and keep working. Haha no really though, being a homemaker is never done so none of us are really off unless you observe Sunday ( we do) but […]

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Sunrise Weekender V.12 Summer Drinks and Chocolate

Come along my friend, it has been a whole week since we have last chatted!! I am so going to make this version of water pictured above. I have the mint growing fresh in my garden and some fresh strawberries from the market. They are not local strawberries from Texas but they are from California…hey […]

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The Dark Stars Of Disease

The dark side of illness is crushing. It is as though there is a force in which you cannot control that battles within. You get up ready to fight but the enemy is unknown. What then?! What happens when you have done all you can do to stand and you find yourself washed up in […]

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Sunrise Weekender V.10 The Weekly Quirky Journal

The Sunrise Weekender is a journal just for your enjoyment. Inside you will find pieces of my heart that fell off of my sleeve, a genuine hello and if you could sit at my table a nice refreshing beverage awaiting you. So welcome to my online home, I am glad you could make it to […]

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