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Tea Overdose

This week it was solidified that I get headaches from tea and soda. What’s weird is it really wasn’t about the caffeine—I was drinking decaffeinated beverages. For the moment I still have my awesome tea collection (I was a tea fanatic), but for now they will have to patiently wait for me to make a cup again. Have you ever had to give up something you really liked?

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Reminiscing 2020

If I were to choose to a positive word to describe 2020, I would pick adaptability. There are so many people trying out new strategies, thinking outside the box, to keep things going, to keep pushing forward, that I decided to make a post about it.

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Not Nice

I am reading a book called Not Nice that talks about being chronically nice. Going through the book it’s interesting what strikes a cord. Do you feel bound by being nice at the expense of not being truly you? To be chained by having someone like you at all times?

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Generator Deals

One time I walked into our home and there was a sea of generators covering the entry way. It was my husband’s latest sales scheme. While it was very annoying to have them litter our house, he did make quite a bit of money and even bought a daily driver.

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Backup Plans for Dragons

Sometimes you can be prepared to slay a dragon, but sometimes the dragon still wins. This is why backups are good to have in place, because sometimes things don’t work out. Morale of today’s post: don’t put all your eggs in one basket.

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Quest for duct tape

The abysmalness of hardware stores. It’s not that I don’t mind their existence, I just don’t want to spend a large chunk of my weekends in them. And I definitely don’t want to go to several different stores price matching duct tape.

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Selling a tractor

I am normally a quiet shy person—I do most of my book selling via emails. So when my husband asked me to sell our old tractor, I uncomfortably stepped out of my comfort zone and gave it a shot. And guess what? It sold.

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Well water

A few years ago my husband and I went through a cancer scare. Guess what was the solution? Clean water. Apparently our water supplier had not been letting the residents know the drinking water was not safe.

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Lost and Found

My husband loses a lot of stuff, so we got tiles to keep track of it all. And it works great, until the battery dies. Some things just join the missing socks in the ether.

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How to save for a vacation

It’s amazing how our view of vacation has changed in the aftermath of the pandemic; what do you consider a vacation these days?

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