Polka Dotted Daisies

unapologetically random

A Disclaimer, of sorts.

Who I am, and what this is. Oh, and rules.

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We are now self-hosted at our own domain!

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Easy Instant Pot Soy Ginger Veggie Risotto – Non-Dairy

Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and complete a purchase. Gordon Ramsay might yell at me for calling this risotto, but I'm... Continue Reading →

I fell apart

As adults, most of us feel an obligation to our family and friends to hold it together. Raw emotions are seen as a sign of weakness. We are all supposed to be strong, have faith, don't worry be happy. We... Continue Reading →

I’ll clean if you’ll clean.

Let's face it, Mary Poppins was right. In every job that must be done There is an element of fun You find the fun and snap! The job's a game -Spoonful of Sugar, Mary Poppins, Disney My mom used to... Continue Reading →

Permission Given

Not that you need my permission. But I'm offering it. It seems to help. When we have someone say, "Hey you, it's okay to do that." That's why we share the memes, and the inspirational quotes, and the funny videos.... Continue Reading →

The next adventure…

Well, that's it. I am officially unemployed. I think. I mean, I think I stay on the roster for two weeks and then they officially terminate me, but for me... I'm done.   This was one of those well intentioned... Continue Reading →

A lesson in punctuation.

Ya'll, I just can't hold it in anymore. It seems our society has forgotten the difference between a period ( . ) and a question mark ( ? ). A period ENDS a STATEMENT. A question mark ASKS for something.... Continue Reading →

I still act like a child.

We reset our priorities. We made a plan. We made less selfish choices. It was amazing. Things were good. Kids were happy. We were happy. Then there was that one day, that one day when I was tired, tired of... Continue Reading →

Bad mornings, new game plan, and accountability. Wanna play?

But how do you get going when you were overwhelmed by your to-do list? How are you supposed to make a new plan when you're head is pounding and your body feels like an old punching bag after a workout session? I don't know. I was hoping you did. 

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