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Welcoming 2011 with a Sons of Anarchy DVD giveaway

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The time has come for end of the year reflections, lists, projections, resolutions, etc.I’m going to keep mine short and sweet and throw in a giveaway, to boot! 2010 was, without a doubt, the worst year of my life.(For those that don’t know, my dad passed away on 1/3/10 which set the tone for my year.) I tried to write an end of the year post that ENDED on a happy note, at least, but every post I tried to write was just filled with sadness about this year so I scrapped that idea.Instead of doing a 2010 wrap up, I’m just going to look forward to 2011! I have high hopes for 2011, folks!It is going to be better than 2010; I believe it and I’m speaking it into existence!This past year, while being tinged with sadness , had some very good moments.I met WONDERFUL people both online and in real life that helped to keep me sane and smiling when I didn’t think it was possible.I got a job after having been unemployed for close to a year.I started a blog.I finished a sprint triathlon.I did NaNoWri…

Winner Post!

Thanks to random.org, we have a winner and it is..........
Theresa @ The Creative Well
Congrats, Theresa!  You've won a $10 Borders Gift Certificate for commenting on my November Obsessions Blog. 

An email has been sent to the winner. Thanks to all who commented!  See me again at the end of December for another chance to win!

Pimpin' My November Obsessions + Borders GC Giveaway

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Happy December, folks!It’s time for my monthly obsessions post.Let’s see….what was I obsessed with in November?Any guesses??*Waggles eyebrows and tilts head towards the upper left hand corner of the blog* 1) National Novel Writing Month aka NaNoWriMo I’M A WINNER!!I took on the challenge of attempting to write a 50,000 word novel during the month of November and I DID IT!In order to do it, though,I let some things slide.I didn’t do any blog posts (sorry ‘bout that!), I cut down my TV viewing, I cut down on my Twitter time, I cut down on my gym time (between us, that was probably NOT actually related to NaNoWriMo….but…I’m just gonna go ahead and throw it in there anyway!) and I cut out my reading time, for the most part.And you know what?I was ok with it!I immersed myself in my own world that I decided to create and I enjoyed my time there.I’m so glad I did this challenge.I now know that I can find the time to do some writing every day.I won’t be trying to do 50,000 words in a month so I…