Hi Life with a Dog and a Blog follower! I am so excited to announce my new website at melodypendlebury.com. This website will be strictly for all things writing and books. Please make sure to sign up to my email list to receive sneak peeks, free chapters, as well as writing tips and freebies. I… Continue reading New Website Alert
Alright, here I am announcing that I am writing a novel. Although I have been writing it for a few months it hasn’t felt like a real thing until now. Am I qualified to write a novel? I’m not sure, but probably not. Was I qualified to write and publish a children’s book? Nope, but… Continue reading I’m Writing a Novel Ya’ll!
Who hasn’t thought of an amazing business idea that was going to be their big break? Having a brilliant idea and actually executing it are two different ball games. The scariest part of deciding to follow through with your plans is actually deciding if the idea is worth it. Sure, to you it sounds… Continue reading Starting My Own Online Business
Holy crap 5 years is a long time! We graduated from college, started careers, bought a house, and even survived the Coronavirus (well so far). When I was walking down that aisle 5 years ago, I did not anticipate that this anniversary would come so gobsmackingly fast, but it did. It seems as if there… Continue reading 5 Years of Marriage
According to my social media platforms, a lot of us are not very happy about having to work out at home. To some people, this is their normal life, but for most, it’s a struggle to find a good workout without a lot of weights or equipment. During this time, I have had to really… Continue reading Quarantined Work-Out Routine
It’s obvious that our world is facing some troublesome times, but as a teacher, this time can be especially difficult. Thankfully we still have our jobs and our career situation could be a lot scarier, but the idea that we might not get to see our kids for the rest of the school year is… Continue reading Teaching My Students for Three Years
Buying a house is a milestone that most people dream of. I feel beyond blessed that we have been able to buy a house that we love at such a young age. Although this was a fun and exciting ride, this process was anything but easy-breezy CoverGirl. I guess in the grand scheme of things,… Continue reading Just a Couple of Young First Time Homeowners
Many believe that people’s happiness is directly linked to their quality of life. Throughout history, I believe this was somewhat true. However today in our society, this doesn’t seem to be the case. Some of the most wealthy and affluential people seem to be the most depressed. Even as our quality of life improves and… Continue reading Quality of Life Over Other’s Perceptions
I’ve written a few articles about how getting fit and staying fit is done just doing it, but I know that this is not always the easiest thing for people. I decided that I would continue to write motivational articles about how you, a normal person, can get fit without some complicated equation. For the… Continue reading Get Fit. Stay Fit.
For my 2019 New Years Resolution, I decided that I would try to read 12 books in the year. To be honest, I had no idea how many books I had read the previous years, but I thought that one book a month was a reasonable task. However, at the end of the year, I… Continue reading 24 Books for 2020