My Life

6 Things You Should Know About Me

Thank you Kylie, for tagging me in your “6 Things You Should Know About Me” post!  I am pretty excited about sharing a few things about myself! 1. Is this how you imagined your life would be? Back in the day, when I used to wear tutus and dress-up clothes, I used to imagine the […]

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Signs That You are “Working” Too Much

Signs that you are working too much 2

Around my house, I use the word “working” as code for “blogging”. When my husband asks what I am doing, I can get away with the answer “Just some more work!” (Now, in all fairness, these first three months have been work! I spend more time dealing with phrases like “CSS”, “DNS propagation”, “SEO”, “PHP”, […]

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A little about me

If you are new, welcome to the Modern Commonplace Book!  I thought it would be nice to tell you all a little about me.  I hope we get to be blog friends, so this is a good place to start! I am 29 – turning 30 this year.  I haven’t yet decided if I am […]

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Just a little note! Until now, blog readers have been able to use Google Reader for all their blog-reading needs :).  But, there is (sad) news about it retiring in July.  There are many options for blog-reader replacements, but my favorite so far is Bloglovin. Bloglovin does a good job transferring over your Google Reader reading […]

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Why a Modern Commonplace Book?

When I was young my mother gave me a little red notebook.  She included an article about the bygone phenomenon of the commonplace book.  I loved the idea of a little place that I could keep all my random thoughts – my favorite quotes, a list of favorite mascaras, my favorite paint swatch.  These topics […]

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