Scallywag

It's far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

~ Judith S Marin ~

Archive for February, 2013

Try a diary.
What can a diary do for you?

Try A Diary

February 8th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 49 secs

Try a diary.

You might laugh about having a diary. “Dear Diary. Today is the first day of my life. I can hardly wait. See you tomorrow. Me.” But there’s more to keeping a journal than meets the cliché. Read the rest of this entry »

Encouraging quotes provide vital energy and are calorie free!
Always keep some encouraging quotes with you.

Encouraging Quotes For Hard Times

February 7th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 13 secs

Encouraging quotes provide vital energy and they’re calorie free!

Sometimes, reading a few encouraging quotes from some of the great people of history cuts through all the white noise of life and remind you what living well really looks like. I love how, by reading, you can take part in some of the great conversations of history, with people long gone, but with words that still ring with clarity. Read the rest of this entry »

We need nature.
We need what's natural.

The Value Of Natural

February 6th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 53 secs

We need nature.

Too many people fear natural things. Sure, they are drawn to products that pitch natural ingredients, like yoghurt, cereal, or shampoo. But, at the heart of it, I suspect a great many have forgotten how to appreciate nature. Read the rest of this entry »

What do you mean I've got a bad attitude?
Attidude? WHAT ATTITUDE?!

Brittle Attitude Disease

February 5th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 45 secs

What do you mean I’ve got a bad attitude?

Brittle Attitude Disease, or B.A.D. for short, is a nasty business. It can strike unexpectedly in the friendliest of situations. Then, suddenly, everything goes awry. Read the rest of this entry »

Beware of ironing tea towels!
If you iron tea towels, please reconsider.

Why Iron Tea Towels?

February 4th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 1 sec

Beware of ironing tea towels!

Who has time to iron anything but the basics these days? I do the ironing in our home and, admittedly, it shows. Read the rest of this entry »

IWhen you're sad, a good friend is golden.
Should you be allowed to feel sad?

Not Happy, Sad

February 3rd, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 10 secs

IWhen you’re sad, a good friend is golden.

Actually it’s okay to be sad. I mean it. With so much pressure to put on the happy face in society, you can easily feel guilty for feeling  down. Read the rest of this entry »

Well I think it's funny.
Do you find a lot of things funny?

Funny When You Get It

February 3rd, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 0 secs

Well I think it’s funny.

Isn’t it strange how what’s funny for one is totally boring for another? Like when you’re at the movies and see the joke in something done, but few others get it apart from you. Read the rest of this entry »

An incorrectly boiled egg.
How to hard boil eggs Gangnam style.

How To Hard Boil Eggs In 10 Minutes Flat

February 1st, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 6 secs

An incorrectly boiled egg.

If you’re the type who tends to burn water, you’ll need these instructions on how to hard boil eggs. Otherwise, you could well turn the little darlings into congealed lumps of rubber with all the sinister flavor of boiled golf balls (and before you ask, no I haven’t eaten any…lately). Read the rest of this entry »