Is this Considered Cheating?

Okay, so here’s how it is… I run three blogs:  Gratitude Geek (you are here), Handmade in Texas (stories about art and artists in Texas) , and ShaKa Studios (my husband and I own and operate a custom furniture business). Today is day 7 of…

Cash Back on Groceries When You Shop with Friends

My friend, Cynthia, introduced me to a rebate app called Ibotta. Get it? Ibotta I bought a… Haha.  Funny. Cynthia has used the app to earn cash back on groceries.  Who doesn’t love cash back? I gotta (get it? Ibotta, gotta) tell you that I…

Carrie Fisher is My New Hero (Again)

I am a huge old school Star Wars fan. Let me clarify. I am a huge fan of episodes IV and V.  The Legacy of the Force book series which chronicles the adventures of the grown children of Luke Skywalker, Leia Organo Solo and Han…

Yes, you CAN make your own chicken stock.

How to Make Chicken Stock Fast, Easy and Cheap

I love making chicken stock. First off, I’m cheap.  Err, I mean frugal. Secondly, it tastes so darn good. I just can’t stand to throw away a perfectly good chicken carcass.  So, I stick them in a freezer bag and toss them in the freezer…

Tangela Harris | 30 Women Who Mean Business Series

Tangela Harris with AFTER THISSS… offers leadership and life coaching for transitioning women. Describe your business (work, passion) in 3 to 5 sentences. I experienced the impact of domestic violence and discovered the real me. Now, I’m navigating women in their journey to discover themselves….

New Year, New Blog Challenge #blogboost

Happy New Year! I’ve waffled since I awoke today about whether or not to participate in the January 2016 Ultimate Blog Challenge.  Obviously, at this late hour, I have decide to go for it. Blog challenges are fun and the UBC community is a good…