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Life Survival Checklist

The Life Survival Checklist

I would like to introduce a new series I’ll be incorporating into LiWBF. It’s called the Life Survival Kit Checklist and I do believe this makes the perfect title for my super busy lifestyle.

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With so many tasks piling up on our to do lists is so easy to get caught up in living that we forget to stop and take a moment to breathe, a vital part of living. So I’ve decided to hold myself accountable (as in, I’m actually stopping and taking a moment to meditate and relax) by making a list of things I’m doing/using/wanting to help keep my sanity.

Here’s this week’s list:

1) Found the perfect to-do list software – It’s called Trello and has like a zero learning curve. For a visual person like me this little app is like a dream. Click on the link in the first sentence to read all about it.

2) Caribou Coffee – has a new Cafe Press I’m dying to try out. There’ll be a whole segment on that drink coming up in Weekend Wanderlust so stay tuned.

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3) Shein.com – purchased a new denim skirt outfit from their site and pictures in the form of the Fashion Files will be sure to follow soon.

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4) Polyvore – almost at 1000 followers! My goal of becoming a bona-fide stylist keeps getting closer.

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5) Lookbook – Hit 212 fans on there. All LiWBF’s styled outfits keep hitting both the Top and Hot pages, a big thing on Lookbook and especially for a newbie fashion blogger. This means millions of fashion enthusiasts and brands get to see my smiley face looking all stylish in the outfits I create. The link to LiWBF’S profile can be found in the sidebar to your right.

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6) Reading Iced by Karen Marie Moning. Love this lady’s writing. Her stories never fail to pull me in. Which brings me to…

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7) Paperbacks for all KaSonndra Leigh books will be available in stores everywhere by the end of the month. I’m working with formatters as I type.

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8) Writing a new series under a pseudonym because this genre is totally different from my earlier works and I don’t want to confuse fans. Before making any official announcements about this serial at all, I intend to seek representation. I’m totally excited about this storyline and truly hope my readers will love these characters as much as I enjoyed creating and writing them. You can keep up with my writing progress and join thousands of other KLB Books fans on Facebook fan pages!

9) The Rose Garden – is filled with weeds and baby oaks. Sighs. However my son and I plan on tackling round one of those this weekend. Pictures will follow shortly. No links here. I put this blurb I’m here as an accountability measure. I truly need to get busy taking care of the hard work we put into making that garden so pretty. But alas! There’s always a matter of time… sighs.

10) Recently fell in love with the library again – Let’s face it. The coffee shops are cool and everything, but the atmosphere can be totally counterproductive to your progress at times. However with 4 upcoming book releases and a major crowd funding campaign to prepare for LiWBF, I needed solitude and quiet without distraction. That meant no coffee shops (cuz I make friends way too easily anyway) and no home office (that Spartacus Marathon keeps calling to me). I got more done in an hour of library time last night than I’ve accomplished in several months of coffeehouse writing sessions.

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Life is good. What are your plans today? What survival tactics will you use to help keep your sanity in check? Let us know!

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