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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3 Frugal Tips That Actually Help Me Save $

Hi there, who does not love saving money? But remember you aren’t actually saving until you use that extra dough that you “saved” and put it into your nest 🥚 egg! Now, for those of you just trying to stretch the budget these tips are good for that too! Ready?! Let’s roll.  Once a week or […]

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Minimalism, Maximalism, Then There Is Simply Me

Minimalism, Maximalism, Then There is Simply Me By Melissa Marie I love minimalism. I love the idea of clean, open space. My home is mostly minimalist and I could not stand that I did not have an appropriate office and since we live debt free it was a choice between a comfortable bed ( ours […]

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Sunrise Weekender V.11: Summer’s Call

Sunrise Weekender V.1: Summer’s Call By Melissa Marie I can hear the sound of the locusts upon the barks and limbs of my old tree’s. Every day they await until they release from their old skins and fly again. Now, I know that locusts can harm humans by damaging our crops and leaving us to […]

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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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Sunrise Weekender V.8: The Weekly Quirky Journal

Two Things That I Have Learned This Week Weeping can turn into a deep form of worship to God. I overestimated how much I can do in a day, but if I do a little each day success will reign. It has to because progress is still being made no matter how little. Snail pace […]

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Creating Midnight Independence

I sat here this past week in prayer and in tears. Frustration seeping from my pores. Is this all I have to look forward to? Pain, exhaustion, and medication? Long phone calls to doctors, receptionists, pharmacists and insurance plans. This life flight has been long and arduous and I am barely into my thirties.   […]

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Sunrise Weekender V.7: The Weekly Quirky Journal

  Quote Of The Week Two Things That I Have Learned This Week 1. Personal discipline is savage. The inner voice(mind) is a powerful thing. We can either let it be negative or encouraging. We must change the tune of this inner voice and not let it work on its own. Personal discipline comes when […]

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The Love Affair With Haute Couture

The Love Affair With Haute Couture Written By Melissa Marie As a young teen, I remember dreaming of the day I would finally get to buy haute couture clothing right off of the runway. Clothes that are hand sewn, made with art visionary in mind. I poured over fashion magazines (pre-internet accessibility) and cut out […]

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Sunrise Weekender V.6 : The Weekly Quirky Journal 2018/06/22

Two Things That I Learned This Week 1. Examining your habits and character will cause a headache. I am trying to study my own habits and tweak the ingredients for a cake of success and change. The game changer is that you will begin to see things and habits about yourself that will bug the […]

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