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Orlando, FL
I'm a marketing professional by day, knitter, spinner and beauty lover by night.
Interests: Dogs, knitting, spinning, reading, walking, exercise
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Little sweet pea, you've never been anyone's favorite. I don't know if your previous family left you behind because you have always been aloof and they didn't connect with you (there's no excuse for how they left you behind to starve, of course, none at all) or if their leaving... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2018 at tongue-tied muse
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Jan 8, 2018
Okay, let's get caught up: I moved to Orlando from Fresno last year for a new job and promotion The opportunity was great and I fell in love with Orlando The job was workworkwork all the time Like, ALL the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2016 at Concateknit
When I realized, so many years ago, that it was time to leave Boston, it felt like a break up. I wrote about it here, and I had so many intense, conflicted feelings about leaving the city. I loved, still... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2015 at Concateknit
I'm so sad you can't go! I would drop everything to meet you for knitting and beer!
Toggle Commented Mar 27, 2015 on ...and then we moved to Orlando at Concateknit
You know, I never meant to stay in Fresno forever. Fresno was the gateway to California - inexpensive compared to Boston, close to Kim, relatively close to family, limited worry about weather (oh look! a cloud! it must be winter!),... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at Concateknit
Travelling for work typically means long days. From the moment I head into the airport until I pull into my driveway, I am constantly on the go. I may be at an all-day meeting and then go out to drinks... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at Concateknit
You may remember that back in February I posted a product review for the Becca One Perfecting Brush and how much I loved how it worked and all of the brushes it replaced in my travel makeup bag. I wasn't... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2014 at Concateknit
For various reasons, both work and personal, June has been a busy, busy month. I'm back on the road (A LOT) and will be for the next six weeks or so. What does that mean in terms of empties? Well,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2014 at Concateknit
I mentioned yesterday that my skin looked a little dewier than I usually like it, so I switched up my foundation today and kept the primer the same. The foundation? One of my absolute favorites, Giorgio Armani, Luminous Silk Foundation... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at Concateknit
One of the fun things about going on an almost two month makeup no-buy is that I get to rediscover all of the fun things I already have in my collection. Okay, if I'm being totally honest, having to shop... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at Concateknit
Once more, I am amazed at how many products I tried/finished during the month of May. This month there were a lot of things that I really liked, primarily in the skincare realm, that I would definitely investigate more. Something... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2014 at Concateknit
Okay, so...I've been dutifully recording my empties in my handy-dandy Excel spreadsheet, I just haven't been dutifully posting my empties. Helps me to keep track of what I've purchased, liked and not liked...but it isn't really helpful for anyone else,... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2014 at Concateknit
In 1995, I turned 21. Twenty had been a tumultuous year for me. I had separated from a boyfriend that I had lived with and moved into a house I shared with roommates, truly supporting myself for the first time.... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at Concateknit
Remember how I said in my last post about how I pack makeup for business trips that I like options? Yeah. Well. Nowhere is that more true than when I pack lipsticks. For this last trip, not only did I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2014 at Concateknit
Excellent! Let me know how you like them! I'm trying to mask at least twice a week with a goal of doing it three times a week, but we will see how successful I am with that!
I'm glad you liked it - I agree that the scent is a little more grown up and for the price point, you can't beat it. For me, they help me get going in the morning when I'd rather be sitting on the couch reading than getting ready for work!
I mentioned that I recently had a four day/three night business trip to Las Vegas. When I travel for work, I'm often attending a tradeshow or conference during the day and then entertaining clients or prospects in the evening. When... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2014 at Concateknit
I'm not unhappy about the fact that I'm travelling less than I have over the past few years. Being on the road as frequently as I have been is difficult and absolutely takes a toll. That said, my version of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2014 at Concateknit
My feet really, really hurt this morning. No, really. They do. My company threw an employee appreciation party for us last night (affectionately known as The Prom around my office) and I wore the perfect shoes to go with my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2014 at Concateknit
In addition to being on a no-buy in December, I was also committed to using/trying some of the samples that I've accumulated. I knew I was running a risk in switching up my skincare by changing skincare products every few... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2014 at Concateknit
Some randomness, yes? I went to bed at about 8:45pm last night and I think that might be the thing that gets me firmly back among the living. I've been so. sick. you guys. Work work work work work work.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2014 at Concateknit
You guys, I had the plague. Seriously. It was awful. I didn't know I could feel that bad. It. Was. Awful. Last week was a milestone for Mike. His first week back on the road. I've stayed off the road... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2014 at Concateknit
I don't know about you, but I seem to collect lipsticks and lipglosses in my makeup bag throughout the week. Every morning I put the lipstick/lipgloss combo I'm wearing for the day into my makeup bag and then by the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2014 at Concateknit
One evening last September, after a particularly hard day, I found myself looking online at some of the dogs who were available for adoption in some of my local no-kill shelters. I came across this little dog and literally gasped.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2013 at Concateknit