Friday Favorites 3/8/13

Posted Mar 8 2013 in , , , , , , ,

I haven’t done a Friday Favorites in what feels like forever. I’m not even going to go look to see how long it’s been. The truth is, I’ve let a lot of my blog reading slide. There are still blogs that I read daily, but I never remember to make note of them to put […]

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Friday Favorites – Love, Laughter and Writing

Posted May 18 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

I found so many great blog posts this week via Twitter, I don’t know how I found time to write. I found myself laughing a good deal this week, which was much needed since I chaperoned two separate field trips on back-to-back days. Love– Moriah Densley has a post on the modern gentleman. I’ve never […]

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Friday Favorites – the Short Edition

Posted Mar 30 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

So it’s still spring break here. Spring break + 3 kids = no extra time for Shannyn. I did manage to comb the web for my favorite posts for the week, but there’s not as many as usual. TV: Tiffany White writes about Missing with Ashley Judd. I’ve watched the first couple of episodes (although […]

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Friday Favorites – Yoda, Ferris, & Writing

Posted Mar 23 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

After more than a week of fabulous warmer than normal weather here in Chicago, it’s a rainy, miserable day. But, I do have some great posts for you to click through: Fun Stuff: Marcy Kennedy writes about how Yoda was wrong. Now, I’ve mentioned before how Yoda is huge at our house, so my gut […]

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Friday Favorites – Playing Catch Up

Posted Mar 16 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I was pretty much out of commission for the end of last week. First I had a migraine from Wednesday until Friday, then I was feeling sickish starting on Saturday. Turned out to be allergies with a sinus headache, but it took me a couple of […]

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Friday Favorites and Turning 40

Posted Mar 2 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Before I get to my mash-up of awesome links for the week, I have something to show you. I recently had a birthday and I guess it was supposed to be a big one (see the title). I’ve said it before, I’m not much for celebrating for myself, but my best friend and I got […]

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Friday Favorites – Writing and Publishing

Posted Feb 24 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

For my Friday Favorites posts, I usually try to find a balance of fun and educational posts to offer as links. This week, however, is a little heavy on the being a writer posts. There were just too many to try to narrow them down more. Being a writer– Trish Loye Elliott posted 10 ways […]

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Friday Favorites – One for the Money and Being a B**ch

Posted Jan 27 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

First, let me say that today is a gorgeous day. It’s 45 degrees in January. In Chicago. Excellent weather for my day off. Usually my day off consists of running errands I pushed off all week and catching up on housework (kind of). The piles of laundry tend to get out of hand. Anyway, today, […]

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Friday Favorites – Trusting Yourself

Posted Jan 20 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

So very many excellent writing blogs this week. Before I get to those, let’s run through the just for fun ones — Tiffany White does an awesome roundup of TV shows that she’s reviewed and talked about. If you’re looking to add something to your lineup, check out this list. Heck, even if you’re not […]

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Friday Favorites – Life Stuff and Writing

Posted Jan 13 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Life stuff– Parenting is a big part of my day with 3 kids, so I am very familiar with Marianne Hansen’s day of questioning why we chose to have this life. On a particularly tough day, she chooses to blast Melissa Etheridge. Check out her post on The Zen of Melissa Etheridge. For me, it was always […]

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