Daily Prompt: Gate – Where is the GateKeeper?

Daily Prompt: Gate – Where is the GateKeeper?

Her heart guarded, surrounded by a fence of lies, manipulations, and unkept promises. Where was the gatekeeper? Would she ever find the gatekeeper? He, her one true love. The one who had the key to release her from this turmoil. She searched and searched and only continued to find those who added to the locks on the gate. Those who placed more slats on the fence. Where was he? Finally, she realized that he had been there all along. The…

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Thinking of Purchasing a New Vehicle?

Thinking of Purchasing a New Vehicle?

The idea of purchasing a new vehicle is exciting. The new car smell, flawless paint, and immaculate interior are all things that are undeniably appealing about owning a new vehicle. Then there is the dreaded car payment. Also, the fact that you are committing yourself to making this car payment for up to 6 years. Am I the only one who feels nauseated when a salesman starts listing figures? I suppose this is what people call buyer’s remorse. Purchasing a…

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Have you tried Ibotta?

Have you tried Ibotta?

Do you enjoy cash back on purchases you normally make? Do you enjoy trying new products and getting money back for doing so? If so, I would highly recommend the Ibotta app. Just like most individuals, I am always interested in saving money, especially on everyday purchases. I’d heard of Ibotta previously, however, I didn’t take the time to evaluate it. In June of this year, I came across a positive review for the app and I decided to give…

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1000 Words Per Day

1000 Words Per Day

During the past four years, I lost my father and then my brother. We always think we have more time with those we love. After enduring these great losses, I realized how untrue that was. Time is our most valuable commodity, once it is spent, we never get it back. So why do we waste so much time? I refuse to waste any more time. There is no time like the present to explore new things and focus on those…

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Tips for Parents of New Drivers

Tips for Parents of New Drivers

First, I want to share my personal story with you. When my son was 15, I allowed him to get his driving permit. He had to take an online drug and alcohol course as well as a written exam, he passed both. Then came the driving. The first time we practiced together, I lost my cool more than once. I have trouble relinquishing the steering wheel to anyone, let alone my son who has never driven before. Needless to say,…

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Quick and Easy Banana Bread

Quick and Easy Banana Bread

Hey there! We happened to have some very ripe bananas, so Matt asked that I make some banana bread. In the past I have always used a box mix for bread, however, for the past 6 months or so, I have been making all of my own goodies from scratch. The banana bread was a first and it turned out great. Next time I may add some nuts for texture. The recipe is super easy to follow and only has…

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A little about me…

A little about me…

Hello, all! My name is Kristen and this is my journey. A journey to what you may ask? A journey is defined in several ways, in my case I would say it is progress from one stage to the next. Hopefully, it will be my journey to success. I am on a journey to become not just a writer, but a published author. I have always enjoyed writing, and while most people would consider it a hobby, I consider it…

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