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Dec 9
bobbi keener commented on Jillylivi's group 'Aspiring Writers'
"Hi!  Other than mama boggin', I'm working on a comic book and this: www.theuglysidefilter.blogspot.com"
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Nov 1
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Jimmetta Carpenter commented on Jillylivi's group 'Aspiring Writers'
"Hello everyone! I’m hoping that everyone is well and that there are some of you here that are choosing to participate in National Novel Writing Month this year. I am actually going to be working on two separate projects that were already…"
Nov 1
Jimmetta Carpenter commented on Jillylivi's group 'Aspiring Writers'
"Hello everyone! I wanted to take the time to share my latest blog post that I wrote yesterday with you. I normally don’t get so overly enthusiastic about my posts that I post them individually here because I post quite frequently and I…"
Oct 15
Jimmetta Carpenter commented on Jillylivi's group 'Aspiring Writers'
"Hello everyone. I hope that everyone is being productive and steadily working on their various projects.  It’s been challenging for me recently but I am trying to maintain a positive outlook on things and press on with my projects,…"
Oct 8
Jimmetta Carpenter commented on Jillylivi's group 'Aspiring Writers'
"Hello everyone… hope you all have been well and hard at work.  The past couple of months have had their share of ups and their share of downs but I have managed to write some new blog posts which you can find at http://write-2-be.com/…"
Aug 14
Jimmetta Carpenter commented on Jillylivi's group 'Aspiring Writers'
"Hello everyone…. I have been hard at work but yet it feels like I have gotten absolutely nothing done.  Guess it’s a good thing that writers can write in their mind even when it doesn’t get put on paper, lol.  Please go…"
Jun 18
Jimmetta Carpenter commented on Jillylivi's group 'Aspiring Writers'
"Okay so I am trying to get everything back on track and get myself motivated again.  I have come to the realization that I am not working nearly as hard as I should be or could be and I am looking to change that.  I have wasted far too…"
Jun 5
Christine Ardigo commented on Jillylivi's group 'Aspiring Writers'
"When I wrote Cheating to Survive my goal was to have readers to say 'Wow" when they finished.  I wanted them to stop and think about what they just read. And from the reviews I've been getting, that's exactly what…"
May 20
Jimmetta Carpenter commented on Jillylivi's group 'Aspiring Writers'
"The last several weeks have been stressful and challenging.  As a writer, technical difficulties such as having your internet not working is pretty much like throwing several wrenches into all the work that you are doing.  Since most of…"
May 20
Jimmetta Carpenter commented on Jillylivi's group 'Aspiring Writers'
"The last few weeks have been….interesting.  I had a big opportunity for me slip right through my fingers and losing that opportunity made me want to give up completely.  I literally felt like there was just no point to me being so…"
Apr 25
Christine Ardigo commented on Jillylivi's group 'Aspiring Writers'
"Hei guys,i just started my Author Page on Facebook and would love to connect and for you to join me on my journey! Looking for some love to keep me going and inspired! https://www.facebook.com/Christine.Ardigo.Author "
Apr 10
Jimmetta Carpenter commented on Jillylivi's group 'Aspiring Writers'
"I wasn’t very productive at all last week and this week, while I have gotten some things accomplished on my to-do list, I still did not get as much achieved as I would have liked to.  I do have updated posts on my blog that I would love…"
Apr 4
Christine Ardigo commented on Jillylivi's group 'Aspiring Writers'
"Ever think of Cheating on your Husband? These girls did.  http://christine-ardigo-author.com/?p=44 "
Mar 27

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Aspen Real Life
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I am a travel writer and the Owner/Editor of my blog. I also am the mother of three flyboys and a Macfly husband.

My husband is a remarkably tolerant and patient man with me, with the boys…not so much. We did not grow up with a house full of boys and are often dumbfounded by all of the bountiful energy. I often wonder how to capture their excessive energy and somehow convert it into something renewable.

I have been told that my Blog inspires other parents to face their family with a new positivity that isn't induced by taking Xanax.
What is your blogging philosophy?
blog every morning @ 4:30am
I have been blogging since...
January 2009

Jillylivi's Blog

Finding Inner peace

Posted on April 7, 2011 at 2:36pm 0 Comments

It's been a long time since I have checked in over here. How is everyone? Did you survive spring break? I'm not sure that I did with a husband getting his ribs broken by a snow boarder and the usual shit that goes down at this time of year but....I did take an inner peace workshop, for the sake of the blog, and I have to say…

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I AM A GODDESS

Posted on November 5, 2009 at 10:40pm 1 Comment

Most of us don’t wear pointy, golden brassieres or sexy tight cat suits so it may not be so obvious but I am convinced that all mothers are either Super Hero’s or Goddesses. Personally, I am far from being Helen of Troy or Hestia I feel as though I am more of a cross between Hera and Aphrodite with a little Medusa thrown in.

In the past three months my superhuman powers have reached dangerously high toxic levels as I managed to survive four… Continue

AN ENCOUNTER IN THE BARN

Posted on October 31, 2009 at 9:11am 1 Comment

I put my boots on and trudged through the new snow out to the barn to fax a 137 paged document to my mortgage company…. yet again.



As the cogs in the fax machine began to squeak I stood in Wade’s sacrificial office, which is the antithesis of mine, playing with the smoke that was emitting from my mouth and nose. For me he built a beautiful office, inside the house, with a huge window facing South and situated directly next to the kitchen so I can jut in and out preparing meals and… Continue

Are You For or Against Health Care Reform and Why?

Posted on September 18, 2009 at 8:28am 0 Comments

I am wondering how many parents are like me in their inability to keep up to date on political issues. It is frustrating to say the least, to not have the time to listen to the news or to read the newspapers and whenever I do get the chance to get better informed I usually wind up either in tears and angry from reality or completely confused.



Listening to educated people is my alternative and I try to listen to all sides so that I can make my own opinions. One of the most important… Continue

HAVE SPORTS BEEN GOOD FOR YOUR CHILDREN?

Posted on August 31, 2009 at 4:23pm 0 Comments

When I got my second call from Brevitt’s teacher, in a three day span, I hung up the phone and had to think for a few moments. Almost ten, Brevitt is becoming a calmer and less anxious boy and is learning how to respect authority. So why was he getting into trouble? I could understand the teacher’s fear that energetic Brevitt and his pack of friends were going to be the bain of his existence for yet another year but I felt the need to tell him to give Brevitt a chance and to practice patience… Continue

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At 1:03am on July 14, 2013, Lea said…

Work At Home Mom, WAHM, Mom Blogger

I am stopping by to say "hello" :)
I haven't been here in a while.
I welcome your friendship :)


Lea @ Mother Baby Child & Weight Loss Help


At 6:37pm on April 5, 2011, Leah Canepa said…
HI Jillian!!  Been so long....how are you?  Still following you on twitter :0)
At 9:37am on September 9, 2010, Memorable Children Books & Gifts said…
Hi Jillian, congrats on your award and thanks for the friend request.
At 4:04pm on August 17, 2010, Cynthia ~ The Girlz Korner said…
Hi there from The Girlz Korner in upstate New York where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from The Little Black Dress to Making Whoopie. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment ... come on over and see me some time.
At 5:06pm on April 20, 2010, Cj Poindexter said…
Glad to be your friend. CJ
At 4:42pm on April 7, 2010, Stefanie said…
Jillian - One of my plugins causes a glitch for certain browsers. But I'm glad you were finally able to read the blog. Thanks for your comment.
At 8:55pm on April 01, 2010, Angela & Angelica gave Jillylivi a gift
At 11:18am on March 7, 2010, Jillylivi said…
Good morning,

I mentioned our group over on my new post, "Not Giving in to Stress and Anxiety". Stop by for a visit at http://aspenreallife.com.
At 1:04pm on March 2, 2010, Swati Bharteey said…
I thought we were connected already too! Thanks for telling me about the typo - I hate it when I am sloppy like that! I so appreciate your feedback on that post. It took me quite a while to write it.
Swati
At 8:50pm on February 24, 2010, Wife on the Roller Coaster said…
Hi Jillian,
I joined your group Aspiring Writers the other day, and I'm looking forward to visiting everyone's blogs. I love your blog...I'm your newest subsciber. Nice to meet you!

Heather
http://militaryspouserollercoasterride.blogspot.com/
 
 
 

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