Food Delivery: It’s Not Just For College Kids Anymore

If you read my blog regularly, you already know that I prefer to work an entire pile of 10-99 contract jobs rather than being stuck in one soul-sucking corporate 9-5. Unfortunately, contract work can be fickle and sometimes contracts fall through at inopportune times, making me regroup and find another revenue stream quickly. This happened… Continue reading Food Delivery: It’s Not Just For College Kids Anymore

North Carolina: Raise Up!

Take yo shirt off, twist it around your hand, spin it like a helicopter! I was born and raised in Ohio and I had never even visited North Carolina when Petey Pablo released his infamous song. I first set foot in beautiful North Carolina in 2012 when I flew to Raleigh and met up with… Continue reading North Carolina: Raise Up!

People Need To Update Their Thinking On What Constitutes A “Real Job”

It’s come to my attention lately thanks to lots of ignorant trolls online that not all people understand the nature of contract work and the pure beauty of it. “They just sit at home all day, wahhhhhh. They should get a real job!” Cue the eye rolling. I’m here to provide a much-needed PSA on… Continue reading People Need To Update Their Thinking On What Constitutes A “Real Job”

National Dog Day? How About National Dog Parents Day?

As you probably know, yesterday was National Dog Day, and I had planned to write something but I was extremely exhausted after spending an inordinate amount of time trying unsuccessfully to fix my laptop. It seems to have forgotten that it had a hard drive or an operating system, which really sucks for someone who… Continue reading National Dog Day? How About National Dog Parents Day?

Self-Employed Life: My Dogs Are Clingy Stalkers (Good Thing They’re Cute)

I used to be a pretty hardcore hustler in the sales world when I was single. I sold cars, commercial pest control, office supplies, and cable/internet packages like they were going out of style throughout the years. When we first adopted our dogs, I was still going to an office every day and it was… Continue reading Self-Employed Life: My Dogs Are Clingy Stalkers (Good Thing They’re Cute)

Marriage: The Cold War (Literally)

The adjustment to living with my husband after years of living in delightful solitude was smoother than I thought it would be, especially since we didn’t live together until after we were married. I haven’t had to deal with giant anxiety-inducing piles of clutter, the expectation that chores are “women’s work,” or visitors/in laws popping… Continue reading Marriage: The Cold War (Literally)

Getting Out Of Corporate America Helped Me Kick My Caffeine Addiction

I spent several years hustling in corporate America when I was single. It was all about getting money and getting ahead at any cost. I was in sales, and I was killing it. No matter what I was selling, I was one of the top salespeople. I won awards, bonuses, and lots of respect, but… Continue reading Getting Out Of Corporate America Helped Me Kick My Caffeine Addiction