Simply Fabulous

Have you ever done a Google search that starts with a question like “where is…”, “when will…”, “why am…” or “how do…”? You can be searching for the answer to something pretty innocent like where is the closest ATM or how do I boil eggs, but if you look at the suggested search terms that…

I wouldn’t exactly consider myself a daredevil.  But I wouldn’t say that I’m a pansy either.  I like to think that I fall somewhere right in the middle of that spectrum. I enjoy riding on roller coasters.  I’ve done a ride-along in a NASCAR race car.  I’ve zip lined through the jungles of Jamaica.  And…

Tonight I decided to take an impromptu hike with my dogs at the state park.  I had a long, stressful day and was ready to just be outside, get some fresh air and get the pups out of the house.  It was kind of a surprising decision though because 1) I was really tired and had…

When you hear the word “hoarding,” you probably get a vision of a room filled with random junk from top to bottom, side to side, with barely enough space for a person to walk through.  But even though most of us will never reach that extreme, I did notice a little phenomenon lately in my…

When I go back and look at photos from certain periods of my life, I can see something in them that’s no longer present in my life now.  No… it’s not an old haircut or an out-of-date outfit that I’m glad is long gone. It’s innocence. People most often associate innocence with childhood.  When you’re young and…

Recently, I’ve had several different people in my life say the same thing to me… “You are being so much more patient (and/or nice) about this whole thing than I would be.” The “this thing” that they are referring to is the problems I’ve run into with my tiny house and my builder.  I won’t get…

The last two months have been a little chaotic to say the least.  After running into issues with my tiny house, I haven’t been able to live in it full time yet.  Which means I’ve been a nomad… traveling between the tiny house, friends’ houses and a hotel.  I’ve been wearing the same five or…

The image is clear yet romantically fuzzy in my mind.  Me in a long, flowing dress… walking through a beautiful field of wildflowers.  The sun shining down on me while the wind blows gently through my hair.  I feel as light as a feather… as if I don’t have a care in the world.  I…

  This year, I made the rather major decision to get rid of 80% of my belongings and move into a 144 square foot “tiny house.”  There were several reasons for the change – having less “stuff,” the flexibility of being able to travel and move my house if I want to, and of course,…

It’s been snowing like crazy for the past month.  No, we are not having some weird sort of weather phenomenon in North Carolina.  There’s been a figurative snowball rolling down the hill of my life and it’s been gaining speed every day! Have you ever been there? Where something stressful/troublesome/problematic happens in your life and…

Jenn Baxter
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Jenn Baxter

Jenn Baxter is an accomplished writer in Charlotte, NC, who has been published in The Charlotte Observer, Fort Mill Times, Charlotte Five, SOCIETY Charlotte Magazine and Lake Norman Magazine, as well as featured as a columnist on Beliefnet.com. Her freelance clients span across the nation, as well as Australia and the UK, in the fashion & beauty, health & wellness, travel and life coaching industries.

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