Stace at random

Random ramblings of a California girl living in a Kansas world

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It’s Farmers Market Time!

Those of you that know me, know that I absolutely love this time of year. I enjoy going to different farmers markets and checking out the yummy produce, baked goods and handmade items.

I feel like most of the time I pay the same prices – and a lot of times even lower prices! – as I would at grocery stores, but for fresh, quality produce. Why wouldn’t I buy local? It seems like a no-brainer. 😉 Continue reading


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My Yoga Adventures {Back Pain & The Dreaded “Plank”}

bean bag planking

Remember when “planking” was popular? Of course, this is not the kind of “plank” I’ll be talking about today – but I couldn’t resist. 🙂

So, I’m on day two of my yoga adventures and I’ve learned two things so far: 1) if you don’t do the poses correctly, your back will hurt (at least mine did/does) and 2) I am much stronger than I thought I was! Continue reading

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My Secret Life


I have never eaten alone at a restaurant.

I have never watched a movie at a movie theater by myself.

I often miss out on fun and/or important events.

I don’t do volunteer work, even though I feel led to.

I’m 39 years old and have lived with social anxiety for as long as I can remember. I call it “my secret life”, because this is a huge part of my life that very few people know about.  Continue reading