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About StillKeepingAfloat

I'm a mother of 3, wife of 1 man, teacher since I was 13, entrepreneur born, lover of life and all it entails, a minimalist at heart, and an Earth crusader through and through. To read my full bio, go to .

Camping Menu

I made this spreadsheet with a grocery list last year for our camping trip. We’re using the same thing again this year because it’s ready and it works! 4 Day Camping Menu Advertisements

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Anyone Terrified After Chester Bennington’s Suicide Chester Bennington, Linkin Park’s lead singer died from his ongoing battle with depression on Thursday, July 20. His best friend Chris Cornell’s birthday. Chris Cornell died from his own battles earlier this year, and … Continue reading

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Damn It!

Today should have been a very exciting and happy day. Stress free, fun, great even. It wasn’t. You know why? Bipolar depression is why. It f-ing robbed me of another great day and I’m pissed. I have felt exhausted, short … Continue reading

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Chris Cornell, RIP

Chris Cornell died this week. Another icon of my formative years gone. He died of depression. The very beast that has held me captive on and off my entire life. I was first taken to a therapist at 7. I … Continue reading

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My Tattoos

When I was 18 I got my first tattoo. I designed it with lots of symbolism. the pentacle: penta=5 sided star, cle=circle so five sided star in a circle. This is not a symbol of evil, but instead a symbol … Continue reading

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My Piercings

I started getting pierced when I was 7. I had been begging my mom to get my ears pierced, so off we went for my 7th birthday to the local hair shop to get my ears pierced with the typical … Continue reading

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My Industrial Piercing

I got my industrial piercing! Finally! Continue reading

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The Mental Disorders of Winnie-the-Pooh Characters

Originally posted on Knowledge Guild:
Winnie the Pooh: An article by the Canadian Medical Association diagnosed and identified him with three disorders based on the following behaviours: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is likely that he suffers from the inattentive…

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We started a family tradition when Dude turned 7: make it a night to remember! We took him to Medieval Times, spoiled him rotten with a knighting ceremony, big cheering flag, tshirt, sword, and shield. He loved it and talks … Continue reading

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Up, Down, Turn Around

I haven’t written in months. Sorry. I know that sucks for followers who want a daily update. As much as I admire journaling (Vampire Diaries anyone?) I have many, many, as in shelves of incomplete diaries. This blog will just … Continue reading

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