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Forum: Writing: Freelancing 12-12-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 990
Posted By VintageMama
Irregardless is one of my favorites LOL!

Irregardless is one of my favorites LOL!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-24-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By VintageMama
Heck to the no! I went out for some necessities...

Heck to the no! I went out for some necessities yesterday, but nothing else. I am going to do the bulk of my shopping online this year.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-12-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By VintageMama
Mmmmm, wine. *drools like Homer Simpson* LOL

Mmmmm, wine. *drools like Homer Simpson* LOL
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-09-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By VintageMama
We had a huge issue at my parents' house a couple...

We had a huge issue at my parents' house a couple of years ago. They have cats and a dog, so poison wasnt the best idea.

We ended up using steel wool in the holes and sprayed peppermint oil...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-09-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By VintageMama
I took the LLC route.

I took the LLC route.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-03-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By VintageMama
Me! I'm working on a romance. It's going pretty...

Me! I'm working on a romance. It's going pretty well so far, although I'm already behind on my word count. :o I'm not worried about it though, because I plan to be at 10k words by tomorrow night.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 11-01-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,215
Posted By VintageMama
We went through almost four huge bags of candy....

We went through almost four huge bags of candy. Talk about a busy night! We shut off all the lights a little after eight. There were still plenty of trick-or-treaters out, but I had to put my kids to...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-31-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,215
Posted By VintageMama
Happy Halloween! This is our first Halloween...

Happy Halloween!

This is our first Halloween in the new neighborhood, and if the decorations are anything to go by, it's going to be a busy night for trick or treaters. I still have one costume to...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-30-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By VintageMama
That's great! Thanks for the laugh. :D

That's great! Thanks for the laugh. :D
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-23-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By VintageMama
Add me to the word wasting list. I do it too....

Add me to the word wasting list. I do it too. :rolleyes:
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-23-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By VintageMama
Of course I was joking! LOL :D

Of course I was joking! LOL :D
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-23-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By VintageMama
I'm afraid proper use of the English language is...

I'm afraid proper use of the English language is going the way of the dinosaur. :(
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-23-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By VintageMama
Nope. I think it looks fine. ;) :p

Nope. I think it looks fine. ;) :p
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-22-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By VintageMama
1 real estate article 1 UFO sighting article -...

1 real estate article
1 UFO sighting article - lol!
1 epilepsy post
upload pictures from weekend for post
work on story outline

laundry
grocery shopping
dishes
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-19-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By VintageMama
I am too. I am forcing myself to work on my...

I am too. I am forcing myself to work on my passive stuff. I always put it off, and it never gets done! :rolleyes:
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-17-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By VintageMama
My kids and I have been spending a lot of time...

My kids and I have been spending a lot of time talking about personal safety lately. They are 8, 8, 8, 7, and 5, and while we have talked in the past, it seems very important to talk about it again....
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-09-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By VintageMama
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-06-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,575
Posted By VintageMama
It didn't bother me either. Actually, I thought...

It didn't bother me either. Actually, I thought it was kind of interesting. I haven't written for TB recently, but they are good for guaranteed money when things are slow.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-28-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By VintageMama
I like the second one.

I like the second one.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-22-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By VintageMama
I have: 1 real estate blog 1 epilepsy blog...

I have:

1 real estate blog
1 epilepsy blog
1 ghost blog
outline for new story

I also need to bake bread, muffins, and I want to try my hand at apple butter.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-20-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,000
Posted By VintageMama
I was the same way in high school. It wasn't a...

I was the same way in high school. It wasn't a time issue though. The school I went to was a jr/sr high, and we were all crammed in an old middle school building. So, there were six grades smashed...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-20-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,000
Posted By VintageMama
I feel the same way about lunch meat. I don't...

I feel the same way about lunch meat. I don't want my kiddos eating something that has the risk of spoiling by lunch time. Don't even get me started on the sodium issue. :rolleyes:

Banning...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-18-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,000
Posted By VintageMama
The peanut butter alternative used here is...

The peanut butter alternative used here is sunbutter. It's made from sunflower seeds. We don't have any peanut allergies, but I buy it for my kiddos so they can have "PB"&J without having to sit in...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-15-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By VintageMama
My favorite piece is the antique rocker I am...

My favorite piece is the antique rocker I am sitting in as I type this. I don't remember where it came from originally, but my Dad restored it for my Mom. The restoration was a gift to her for when I...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-28-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By VintageMama
I use Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. I have a...

I use Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. I have a G+ account, but think it's sort of stupid.

LinkedIn is slow going, but I am reconnecting with people I used to work with, including a major mover...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-27-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By VintageMama
Monday 8-27-12 Goals

Good morning everyone! Today is the first day of my new schedule. So here goes:

Work:
1 ghost blog
3 posts for new site
2k words for WIP
Research for company

Non-work:
Grocery shopping
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-21-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By VintageMama
Add me to the list! Romance and horror are my...

Add me to the list! Romance and horror are my genres. Hey, I figure they balance each other out! LOL!

For the Nanoers - my name is the same there as it is here ;)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-20-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By VintageMama
Today is the first day of school. YAY!!! To...

Today is the first day of school. YAY!!! To celebrate, I'm taking a day "off"

Writing:
1 blog

Nonwriting:
PIck up photo paper from the store

I also plan on taking a long bubble bath and...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-17-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By VintageMama
I invoice with Paypal as well, but I don't have...

I invoice with Paypal as well, but I don't have an order/purchase button on my site. I also use custom quotes, so every invoice is different. :)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-15-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By VintageMama
Great job! I had every intention of doing camp...

Great job! I had every intention of doing camp this summer, but I can't seem to get it together. I guess I'll just wait for the main event in November and go for the three-peat win!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-15-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By VintageMama
Writing: 2 real estate blogs DONE 3 ghost...

Writing:

2 real estate blogs DONE
3 ghost story blogs
1 writing site blog
put together quote for someone who emailed me out of the blue yesterday afternoon DONE
2k words for manuscript
...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-10-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,754
Posted By VintageMama
LOL! I always wanted to be a secret sexy model.

LOL! I always wanted to be a secret sexy model.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-10-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,754
Posted By VintageMama
Personally, I can't wait to get the next "get a...

Personally, I can't wait to get the next "get a real job" comment. My fake money from doing nothing all day long just helped pay for a brand new Harley for my husband. :p Take that "real job" people....
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-08-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By VintageMama
I'm slow to get going today, but here's the list:...

I'm slow to get going today, but here's the list:

Work related:

1 real estate blog post
Story outline
File periodic business report with the state DONE

Non-Work:
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-30-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By VintageMama
I have a friend who has used it for funding for...

I have a friend who has used it for funding for her paintings. It seems pretty cool!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-26-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By VintageMama
Anng - Even if it weren't for my ex, we would...

Anng - Even if it weren't for my ex, we would still have to live pretty close in due to the emergency issue. My youngest has epilepsy and if we need an ambulance, we don't have time to mess around...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-26-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By VintageMama
I wish I lived in a small town. I prefer them,...

I wish I lived in a small town. I prefer them, but my ex seems like he's allergic to rural settings, and I have to share the offspring with him, so I live in the burbs of Denver. ;)

My hubby and I...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-25-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By VintageMama
I keep some of them. I have a folder in my email...

I keep some of them. I have a folder in my email where I can go back and look at them when I'm feeling down/grumpy/whatever. :)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-23-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By VintageMama
Writing: Real Estate post 2500 words for...

Writing:

Real Estate post
2500 words for novel
research historical account for new ghost story

Non- Writing:

Grocery shopping
Laundry
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-18-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By VintageMama
No writing goals for me today. I'm headed...

No writing goals for me today.

I'm headed to the hospital in a couple of hours with my five year old, so he can have some 24 hour testing done. He has epilepsy, and we are trying to come up with...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-18-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By VintageMama
I have a fresh lead on a new local client that I...

I have a fresh lead on a new local client that I am excited about. I really like their business and am excited at the chance to work with them.

My hubby and I have a wedding to go to on Friday,...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-17-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,260
Posted By VintageMama
Erin is right. (Why do I feel ike I say that...

Erin is right. (Why do I feel ike I say that every time I chime in after her? LOL!) Business is business, and you didn't do anything unprofessional, so there's no reason to apologize. ;)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-17-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,525
Posted By VintageMama
I think this is a great idea.

I think this is a great idea.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-15-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,471
Posted By VintageMama
This may make me a "villan" and I don't want to...

This may make me a "villan" and I don't want to upset anyone, but here goes anyway:

Why would you feel selfish for not sharing leads or new requests for the mills? I can understand passing along...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-13-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By VintageMama
I paid for the domain name and that's it. I...

I paid for the domain name and that's it. I already have hosting for another site, so I attached it to that. I chose a freebie wordpress theme and changed it up, and made all the pages and whatnot...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-09-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By VintageMama
Ah, another Monday. I started my day by dropping...

Ah, another Monday. I started my day by dropping my iPhone in my tea, so now I'm out of sorts. The phone is wrapped up in a bag filled with rice. I hope it works.

Anyway, the morning's mishap...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-29-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By VintageMama
Have you thought about making an author fan page...

Have you thought about making an author fan page on Facebook? I am friends with several authors there, and they promote fairly well on FB. You can do the same thing on Twitter.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-25-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,147
Posted By VintageMama
My first project was car descriptions. It was...

My first project was car descriptions. It was three sentences per car, 114 cars total. I made almost $350.00. I was so excited to make "real" money from home.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-20-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By VintageMama
I don't think it is mean at all. You took the...

I don't think it is mean at all. You took the time to cultivate the lead, so you should make sure you have the best chance possible of landing the gig. I think it's smart.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-16-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By VintageMama
Sorry, I'm no help. I use Yahoo. I use webmail...

Sorry, I'm no help. I use Yahoo. I use webmail (yeah can't remember which one) for my various websites, but I got tired of checking them, so I make them forward to Yahoo. LOL
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