Have you finished your holiday shopping? Do you tend you plan ahead, wait to the last-minute, or somewhere in between?

If you have a gamer on your list, you may already know what a great resource GameStop is for gamers, parents of gamers, and trading in/buying used video games and other tech stuff. But in case you don’t or want to know more, read on…

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The 9th Annual Creme de la Creme list is open for submissions.

Three years ago, when I started looking through my posts to pick one to submit for the 2011 Creme, I struggled to decide which to choose as my favorite. I was very motivated and inspired to write that year, so I felt that I had a lot of good material to choose from. I have always been a fan of Top Ten Lists, so I thought it would be fun to create one with my ten favorite posts from 2011, with one exception — I left the #1 spot blank. That spot was reserved for the post that I submitted for 2011 Creme list.

I did the same thing in 2012, in anticipation of the 2012 Creme List and again last year, for the 2013 Creme List.

Likewise, this year I have written a number posts that I am proud of. So once again I have decided to make a Top Ten List of my favorite posts from 2014, leaving the #1 spot empty. To find out which post that I believe belongs there, go to Mel’s blog, Stirrup Queens, on January 1, 2015 and check out the 2014 Creme de la Creme list (which will include a link to my favorite blog entry)! Note: You only have until December 15th to get your entries in. So if you haven’t already submitted something, what are you waiting for?!

My Top Ten Favorite “Bereaved and Blessed” Blog Entries from 2014:

10. NIAW: Resolve to Know More about Secondary Infertility (April 25, 2014)

9. It Never Ends (September 16, 2014)

8. The Morning After (June 23, 2014)

7. How to Find the Right Workout Program for You (June 27, 2014)

6. Hard Choices (July 11, 2014)

5. Jumping Through Hoops (October 7, 2014)

4. What Do You See? (April 24, 2014)

3. Here and There (August 12, 2014)

2. Glimpses (May 9, 2014)

1. Check out Mel’s list of the 2014 Creme de la Creme on January 1, 2015 to find out what

I and other bloggers chose and submitted as our favorite posts that we wrote this year.

Now it your turn! What are your Top Ten (or even your Top Five) from 2014?

If you make a list please let me know, you can share a link in the comment section if you want. I would love to read some of your favorite posts from the past year (that I might have missed the first time around or will get the chance to revisit). Whether or not you make a “Best of” list of your posts from 2014, make sure you pick at least one to submit to the Creme and then return on 1/1/15 to find out what I, and many other awesome bloggers, consider to be some of the best writing in the blogosphere from the past year!

Click on the link below to review the details for this year and submit your post.


The Best of the Adoption/Loss/Infertility Blogs of 2014

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The Power of Self Talk

December 4, 2014

I made/shared this video yesterday in my Healthy Holidays accountability group and thought you might appreciate it. It’s not too late to make the choice to be fit and healthy this holiday season! Why wait until 1/1/15 to get started? Comment or email/message me so we can make a plan together! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Good Morning! So… […]

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November 27, 2014

Feeling grateful for good health, dear friends (like you), wonderful family, and a day to reflect on and celebrate these things. Wishing you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving! ♥️ Like this:Like Loading…

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Mental Health Matters

November 6, 2014

One of the things I am passionate about is affordable access to mental health care, so that people can receive the services they need. So I was very pleased to see this paragraph in my husband’s 2015 Benefits Open Enrollment Information: Effective January 1, 2015, office visits for psychotherapy consultations will be subject to the […]

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10 Things I Learned from the 3-Day Refresh & My Giveaway Winner

October 28, 2014

I wrote this top ten list right after I finished my first 3-Day Refresh, back in July. But I never ended up posting it. I recently came across the draft and decided it would be fun to share with the announcement of who won my Customer Appreciation Giveaway of a 3-Day Refresh! So first off, […]

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