Forum Navigation: Forum Index » Author Articles

Want FREE books and FREE Amazon gift cards?

Each day we announce via email a book that is either FREE or on a temporary sale at a great discount price. These are not your average free books. These are incredible insider deals on well-rated books. OnlineBookClub.org is where tomorrow's bestsellers are born. We also give away over $1,000 per month of free Amazon gift cards in free daily giveaways, exclusively to those signed up to these announcements! Hurry, sign up free now:

Sorry, this proves you are human.

Guest Post: Not Your Typical Normal by Rachel Jacks

This forum features articles, guest posts and advice columns written by authors.

Hosted by October Member of the Month, bookowlie.

Re: Guest Post: Not Your Typical Normal by Rachel Jacks

Post Number:#16 by ebeth
» 23 Oct 2016, 17:50

wow I really enjoyed that. I am also one that uses essential oils. It's nice to hear from someone else that buying a book is a gift to themselves.
User avatar
ebeth
 
Posts: 408
Joined: 02 Jul 2016, 16:31
Currently Reading: The Color of Destiny
Bookshelf Size: 69 books

View Reviewer Page
Reading Device:
2017 Reading Goal: 0 Books
Goal Completion: 0%

Did you know?
 
Once you join the forums and log in you will get to enjoy a very ad-reduced experience. It's easy and completely free!

Re: Guest Post: Not Your Typical Normal by Rachel Jacks

Post Number:#17 by ollesternberg
» 03 Apr 2017, 21:22

rachel_jacks wrote:Not Your Typical Normal by Rachel Jacks

A day in the life of me is probably pretty boring, much like I would imagine any typical person’s life would be. When you work a 9-5 job (or in my case an 8-5 job), life is pretty repetitive. To anyone else looking at me, I probably look pretty normal. I am a simple, low-maintenance person. Step into my house and you might start to notice some things that are not as “typical”.

On any given day my house looks like Thomas and Friends blew up in the living room. We don’t spend a lot of money on decorative pieces for our house and things are rarely put away on a regular basis. Everything has its place, but who wants to clean up toys multiple times a day? I want our house to feel lived in, not look like a model for a magazine. We make memories in our home, which often means we make messes, too. I don’t remember where I heard it, but I support the notion that homes are for free expression.

While I am not a health nut by any means, I do believe in natural healing. Growing up I would go to school sick and suffer through congestion and coughs instead of taking medications. As an adult, I have learned more about the harmful side effects of over the counter medications and prescription medications. I am now the “crazy oil lady” in my family. My bathroom drawer is full of my little bottle of goodness for everything from scrapes and bruises to strep throat. I have heard the “you need to go to the doctor!” line many times and seen the look of judgment for using essential oils instead of medicine. Clearly, others enjoy their freedom of expression as well.

If you happened to journey into the spare “bedroom” in our house right now, it is going to look like a paper explosion took place. My Cricut is on the floor surrounded by scraps of paper and projects. I feel very creative when I am making paper projects and right now my biggest project is preparing everything for my upcoming wedding. I have made everything from the save-the-dates, shower invitations, and wedding invitations to the Wed-libs, dessert bags, and wedding favors. I can’t help but to be excited when I show my creations to others. I always wish I had more time to scrapbook and fiddle with new projects.

When life allows it, I can usually be found curled up on the couch reading a new book…or an old favorite. My collection is forever expanding and I eagerly await the day that the wall-to-wall bookshelf is complete in our bedroom. I am one of those girls that would prefer a walk-in library to a walk-in closet. I would rather spend money on books than money on clothes because books are the gift that keeps on giving. I can’t wait to share my collection with my son.


****
Like this post? Vote for Rachel Jacks in the publishing contest



Thanks! this is very interesting, i enjoyed reading it. <3
User avatar
ollesternberg
 
Posts: 30
Joined: 20 Feb 2017, 02:24
Location: Germany
Bookshelf Size: 0 books
2017 Reading Goal: 14 Books
Goal Completion: 0%

Re: Guest Post: Not Your Typical Normal by Rachel Jacks

Post Number:#18 by Fabian Omondi
» 25 Jul 2017, 13:13

Wow congratulation for your upcoming marriage...O wish you enjoy every minute of it
User avatar
Fabian Omondi
 
Posts: 73
Joined: 17 Jul 2017, 15:32
Currently Reading: Vengeance (Tip of the Spear Book 2)
Bookshelf Size: 75 books
2017 Reading Goal: 0 Books
Goal Completion: 0%

Previous

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

Navigation

Return Home » Author Articles