My Eighteenth Great – PINK HAIR, DON’T CARE!


Howdy ya’ll! Welcome to the 18th great of my #fiftyfirstgreats. Wow, it’s crazy to think that this journey has been going on for over 18 weeks. This week like many others focuses on something NEW I have done specifically to expand my horizons and grow as a person – to {re} Define Emily! I am SO glad you decided to join me on my journey of finding the depths of my passion for LIFE.  I am started this journey in a new home, town, career and with a new found desire to live my life to the fullest.

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My Seventeenth Great – Adult Play-doh


Yay! I am excited to be able to get back to sharing my #FIFTYFIRSTGREATS adventure. This week is going to chronicle my Christmas craft for the Bowie clan & #17 of #50.  Way back to … LAST YEAR, I got the STARTLING news that instead of exchanging cards of money (( of the same value, hahaha)) that we were going to be participating in a craft exchange.  The women were going to participate & we each needed to make a craft for every person in the exchange.

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New Year, New YOU – How to keep your resolutions …or something like that


Welcome, Welcome 2016!! Let me first start by APOLOGIZING for my first & LAST missed post on Christmas Eve.  I was SO caught up in the holiday spirit & soaking up all the family time that drafting a blog post completely slipped my mind!  It will not happen again …PROMISE!  Well, barring no unforeseen circumstances of course, LOL ((a SOLID disclaimer never hurt nobody!)).

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My Sixteenth Great – Run, Run, RUNNNNN


Howdy!! Welcome to another installment of Emily’s #fiftyfirstgreats ((in my best ANNOUNCERS voice))- gah, I make myself chuckle! Let’s be honest, you have to be your own biggest fan right?! Right?! LOL …Anyways, this week is focusing on one thing I NEVER thought I would do… voluntarily RUN! HAH – I’m laughing because honestly it’s the LAST thing I would have CONSIDERED doing.

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My Fifteenth Great – DEFYING GRAVITY


Hello, helloooooo my friends!! I am PUMPED to get this RE-DO fifteenth of my #fiftyfirstgreats JUMPING!! As you may or may not know, this girl had a BIRTHDAY on Friday – it was the big 2-8!  Accordingly, she decided to go out and do something NEW and FUN! HA!  In an effort to be transparent, it was really Lee who decided for me but none the less it was ALL of the above! …and SUPER sweet!! I alluded to it before but just to make it clear and OFFICIAL ..THIS GIRL went JUMPING at a trampoline park called Defy Gravity in Durham!!! yeahhhhhh!

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