Life

Odd Things About Me

Odd Things About Me

I’m a sucker. I’m a sucker for every little survey or quiz found on Facebook. Resist? Never. Resistance is futile (yes, I’m a geek). I want to know who should be my best friends for life and where I should live for the rest of […]

Call Me Dee

Call Me Dee

If you ask my parents why they named me Denise, they will say, “We thought it was a pretty name.” And that’s how I got my name. I wasn’t named after a celebrity or anyone they knew. (Well, my mom’s roommate in college was Denise, […]

The Perfect Anniversary Gift

The Perfect Anniversary Gift

When I imagined getting married, many eons ago, I alway thought I’d marry in the fall, more specifically, October. Both sets of grandparents (the 10th and 12th), one set of great-grandparents (the 6th), and even my parents (the 19th) married in October. I would continue […]

#TooFemale? Too Awesome! Women on TV

#TooFemale? Too Awesome! Women on TV

Disclosure: I’m a member of the Netflix #StreamTeam which means that they pay for the streaming service in exchange for me posting once a month about the service. All opinions are my own.  The other day I wrote a post about how CBS executives passed […]

Too Female for Hollywood

Too Female for Hollywood

Unless you have your head buried in the sand, I’m sure you’ve heard that there is a lack of roles for female actors in television and movies, with the latter being far worse. In fact, it has come out in recent months that lead actresses […]

Why I Write

Why I Write

Write. I just want to write. As I close my eyes to go to sleep, ideas flood my brain. Words hover over me and I write some brilliant shit in my head. Sometimes I fall asleep with the words still circulating; other times, I have […]

Escaping on a Jet Plane

Escaping on a Jet Plane

Disclaimer: There is an Amazon Affiliate link in this post. If you click the link and buy the book, I would get a small commission. Just enough for me to indulge in my favorite guilty pleasure, Taco Bell, or not. As winter comes to an […]

I Wish I Had Known

I Wish I Had Known

Nothing hits a girl’s self-esteem harder than middle school and high school. Suddenly, you go from the happy-go-lucky girl playing outside, getting bruises, and generally not worrying about how you look to a girl who obsesses about her appearance and compares herself to other girls. […]

10 Books to Read in 2016

10 Books to Read in 2016

Disclaimer: There are some Amazon Affiliate links throughout this post. If you click the link and buy a book, I would get a small commission. Just enough for me to indulge in my favorite guilty pleasure, Taco Bell. This post was not influenced by my […]

12 Movies of Christmas + Netflix Giveaway

12 Movies of Christmas + Netflix Giveaway

Oh, how I love Christmas! From the music to the movies to the spirit of giving, I love it all!  Since having my girls, I find I enjoy it even more. It’s fun watching my girls’ eyes light up as they see all the lights […]