Blogging, Life & Whatnot, Random Observations, The Lit Lover Part, The Story Lover Part, The Texian Part

Autumn is Coming

Yay! It's the Oneth of September and I'm happier than the average bear. September is the month that brings us the beautiful Autumnal Equinox which falls officially on September 22nd, my birthday.  Is it any wonder that I love Autumn? I was born for it. Autumn signifies order and routine as the kidlens head off to school. Autumn leaves blow… Continue reading Autumn is Coming

Life & Whatnot, Random Observations, The Mom Part

File this under “Good to Know”

One of the ugliest phrases in the English language is "Rumor has it..." Rumors can kill friendships, careers, and reputations. In fact, rumors can kill the human spirit; unfortunately, we females usually tend to be on the fuzzy end of this particular lollipop. If ever you have the opportunity to be the person who stops… Continue reading File this under “Good to Know”

Life & Whatnot, Random Observations, Sunday Reflections

What Are You Waiting For?

Not long ago, I ran across a really nice set of calligraphy markers and thought Holy cow, I still have these? Cool! I'll use them now. I was so excited that I'd found these amazing markers and was totally stoked to use them. Recent events have reminded me that life is short, so I was grinning from… Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?

Beauty Advice, Direct Selling Advice, Life & Whatnot, Random Observations, The Mom Part

Feast on This Friday

We humans, especially we female humans, tend to look for happiness, influence, and inspiration from outside sources. Why is it that we feel we need to be on the sidelines cheering everyone else on and supporting others to achieve their dreams and goals? Though there is absolutely nothing wrong with being a supportive friend and… Continue reading Feast on This Friday

Beauty and Fashion, Direct Selling Advice, My Avon Team, Random Observations, The Avon Part, The Mom Part

Choosing to be a Work-at-home Mom

Before starting my family, I was a high school English teacher. I loved being a teacher because I was blessed with challenging and amazing students. But, I left the classroom when my husband and I had agreed that I would stay home with our children while they were young. Of course, we assumed I'd eventually go back to the classroom to… Continue reading Choosing to be a Work-at-home Mom

Beauty Advice, Random Observations, The Fashion Watcher Part

But it Was on Sale: Surviving the Tragedy of NBR

Non-buyers remorse, known in retail therapy circles as NBR, is that cruel condition wherein the consumer experiences intense regret for failing to finalize the purchase of a much desired item. Regardless of the precautions we take, it happens to even the best of us. When it strikes, the results can be devastating. Symptoms can include hand-wringing, lip-biting, and general… Continue reading But it Was on Sale: Surviving the Tragedy of NBR

The Avon Part

Join AVON Today!

Interested in starting your own independent Avon business? Well, ordering your AVON Starter Kit for only $15 is quick and easy. Simply go to this website: http://www.start.youravon.com (Be sure the reference code is mickiallen in order to be linked to my team.) Fill in all your information, and five minutes later you'll be an official independent… Continue reading Join AVON Today!