Monthly Archive: December, 2014

Things to Leave Behind

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By Carrie Pokrefke Today is the eve of the new year.  2015 will start tomorrow.  A new year is a great time to start a clean slate.  And what better way to start… Continue reading

I lost my mind and joined up with a direct sales gig

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I know – crazy right? But I’m enjoying the heck out of it. The one that finally sucked me in was Jamberry. They do nail wraps. What are nail wraps you ask –… Continue reading

Merry and bright

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Merry Christmas and happy holidays, dear Baraza readers! I was in Sydney last Monday and Tuesday, which is not unusual in the scheme of things.  However, what was unusual was a lone gunman… Continue reading

Happy Holidays! now show me The Interview

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Happy Holidays!!!! It has been a crazy couple of weeks and the next few look to be a little nuts as well. I just got back from my first trip to New Orleans… Continue reading

Another Year Gone

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By Brandi Perry It’s hand to believe in just 7 days we will be celebrating Christmas and just 14 before we welcome 2015 in! It seems like we just started 2014. I saw… Continue reading

The Importance of Cake

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I was listening to The Moth podcast not too long ago and there was a young man who informed his audience that he had found the best mantra. When he’s feeling stressed he… Continue reading

‘Tis the season

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‘Tis the season for … – far too much work leading up to the holidays – enormous grumpiness on my part – never enough caffeine – vast amounts of tinsel garlands in our… Continue reading

And that is how the day gets away from you…

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About 9:00 tonight I chanced to remember that today was my day to post something brilliantly witty and edifying. Or at least to post something. In my defense- forgetting to post isn’t like… Continue reading

Which Is Yes

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Phrases, lines of poems wedge into my brain, popping out at different times. This past weekend after a day of pouring rain and gray skies, I drove home from Memphis under mostly gray… Continue reading

Perfect Christmas Gift Idea – Make Bad Art

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By Carrie Pokrefke It’s December 3rd, which means Christmas is just around the corner!  Are you a parent or just someone looking for the perfect gift for someone who “has everything?”   I’m sure you… Continue reading