Deranged Book Club

Hey there sports fans!

I just wanted to remind y’all that I have a book club on Instagram now!

It’s called “DerangedBookClub” and you can follow what I’m currently reading and join in the Instagram Live at the end of each month to hear my thoughts “in person” and actually kind of talk to me!

How fun! And weird. But I’m getting used to it.

Join up and say Hiiiiiiii!

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Oh Hey 2019.

Hey there sports fans! Happy New Year! …-ish? I’m late. I know.

Do you remember me? It’s been two months since you’ve seen hide or hair of me on here!

As expected after November all Hell broke loose. Christmas season is a busy one for me and I had a lot of stuff that needed to get looked after instead of concentrating on posting anything.

Blah blah blah who cares now right?

It’s a New Year and no “New Me” shenanigans will be happening here!

I’m the same old inconsistent me! Ha!

Let me catch you up on all the fun things I’ve been doing for two months:

I moved my shop to a new instagram account (@derangedlibrarianshop) and my shop did well this holiday season! I always appreciate the business I get over the entire year and I hope to grow WAY more this year! (Although this winter is killing my hands with dryness and I really need it to stop it so I can actually MAKE all the things. That would be real great.)

Let’s see…what else? I’ve read a crap ton of books. Especially lately because I started a book club on Instagram as well! (@derangedbookclub if you want to join up!)

We pick a new book every month. We started with ‘A Simple Favor’ for December and January people could pick from three books after the vote. (I read all of them so I’m going to talk about all three on the next Instagram Live I do.)

The choices are: ‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama, “This Will Only Hurt a Little’ by Busy Phillipps, and “We Are Going to Need More Wine’ by Gabrielle Union.

So if you want to see more of me then track me down on Instagram! I spend most of my online time there now!

I really think that’s it. Haha. Whoops. I mean, work, family time, life happened, but it’s not pertinent to this. I’m really happy about this book club business and thinking that I’ll finally use that to relay into a Youtube Channel.

Anywho! This week I’m going to try to post a book review every day because I’m still like two years behind! Ridiculous.

Hope y’all are having a great New Year already!

Constant vigilance!

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True Story Tuesday

This is one of the more important things I’ve learned throughout my life.
I don’t want to do something: I just don’t fucking do it.

I don’t fall for peer pressure. I don’t succumb to the whims of others. I just say “No thank you.” (It’s still important to be polite.) I don’t need to justify why I don’t want to do something, I just say no. It’s fucking brilliant. And somehow I feel less guilty then when I would make up an excuse.

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Hello…It’s Me.

Hello! It’s been awhile since I intentionally wrote to y’all.

I’m so excited for the things to come that I thought I would share with you things that are going on with me lately!

Up first: I’m moving out of my parents house and into a friends farmhouse! Which is exciting in that I’m living with the two friendliest people I’ve ever met, AND that I’ll be moving closer to my best friend and her family in order to be THEIR nanny!

I’m so excited for this new adventure but the things I’m leaving behind are going to hurt a lot.

IE: My cousins. Now I know I need to move on with my life, my littlest weasel is in school, it’s been a huge adjust not just for him but for me, but I hate the idea of not seeing them everyday. I miss him a lot but it’s really sweet seeing him flourish with new things that I couldn’t teach him. (The alphabet was hell on wheels! Haha He would go “A-B-C-B-F-U-B” And I think he really meant that “F-U” in the middle.)

Lately I’ve been hustling back and forth between two towns in order to work at a medical beauty clinic (love it there, sad to end that job in a few months.) and taking my cousins to school, AND working on my business of cross stitching.

Which brings me to the next super exciting thing!

One of my cross stitches is going to be in a magazine in February! I’m so grateful that people love my work, even though this particular one isn’t MY pattern, I love that people appreciate solid work and tapped me to be in the magazine. (It’s a weed magazine, but still haha. The irony is not lost on me. [I don’t smoke, eat, or ingest weed].)

And hell, if anyone knows whose actual pattern it is I would appreciate the intel so that I can send them love/and others their way! (It’s the “My Life is Dope and I Do Dope Shit” one.)

Anyway, that’s the most I’ve written in a long time. So I’ll leave it at that, but I’m just moving on and up and it all feels really good.

But fuck I’m going to miss my family, my dogs, and my organized bedroom.

This new place doesn’t have closets… I’m fucked. Haha 425548beb8e1c9ed54c69baa1c489b16

True Story Tuesday

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I realize I’ve been fairly M.I.A. lately, but I’ve been working on some stuff for the store and working out more and generally living my life outside of the internet.

My body and brain hurt, but it’s all for the better!

Don’t worry about things in your way, or stalling your progress. Listen to the word “Yet” and you’ll get there soon!

Constant vigilance!