What is SOFT LIFE? Lately I’ve been reading about SOFT LIFE and videos are starting to pop up all over the internet. Everyone seems to be whispering about SOFT LIFE. Since I’ve been “adulting” for over 30 years, I thought I had a few pearls of wisdom to share. There’s […]
Trigger Warning: Highschool LOCKDOWN BOMB THREAT feeling thankful
Yesterday, while at school, my daughter experienced a LOCKDOWN situation When I first got the email notification, I thought it was just a routine drill. I texted the kiddo, “Hey, what’s going on at school, LOCKDOWN?” She responded immediately with a, “YES… we have no idea what’s going on.” She […]
Motivation to Minimize Your Life & Your Home.
We live in a world that has shopping conveniently located at your fingertips. Makes it really easy to turn window shopping into doorstep delivery. OH Ye Olde Amazon, you are a wicked and beautiful creature. Always tempting my eyes and fingers with a world of shopping. Yeah, at times I’ve […]
Warning : Be careful what you wish for! Embrace Downsizing.
Making a big life decision. We’re embracing minimalism, downsizing our 2400 sqft house and will be moving into 1600 sqft. This change has happened upon me and the family very quickly. Over the past few months I’ve been watching a lot of YouTube videos about downsizing and minimalism, and organization […]
How to apply the SEVEN deadly sins to daily life decisions.
Have you watched the movie SEVEN? If so you know the line, “What’s in the box… WHAT’S IN THE BOX?” What an amazing scene. Pitt and Freeman, Freeman and Pitt… brilliant, amazing, believable. They’re top notch actors for real. We tend to reenact that scene every time the AMAZON or […]
Dear Covid, a short message from 2020. Love, thatgirljen
It’s been more than a while since I’ve posted on thatgirljen. When Covid-19 spread across the globe, much of the world stopped in its tracks. Priorities shifted as things changed and life was re-evaluated. With all the influx of conflicting information, it’s been the blind leading the deaf. No one […]
the 80’s were AWESOME!
I grew up in the 80’s – spent my teenage years in probably one of the most creative and cool decades. Between the music and the fashion, I’m so fortunate to have experienced it firsthand. Now I also have a fondness for the 1880’s… the clothing and societal changes that […]
Holy Sunday Batman!
YEAH , YEAH, I KNOW… I’M 2 DAYS LATE! Words like this could make a wee girl’s head spin, throat in heart, and stomach drop, but no I’m not pregnant, it’s not that kind of “late” you see. I just have been kinda bad with keeping up with posting every […]
Dear Diary, it’s Saturday.
I had set my mind to putting up a blog post weekly every Friday. I never know the focus on when it comes to the concept of WHAT to actually blog/write about. My blog has become a patchwork quilt. There’s a bit of everything here that I write about. I […]
Breaking up with your closet.
Ever stare at the clothes hanging in your closet or folded in your dresser drawers and say out loud to yourself, “I have nothing to wear!” Yeah, me too… When this happens, it might be time to break up; and I’ve done this a few times over the years, however […]