August Is Productivity Month – How Productive Are You?

  All throughout August, I will be focusing on two major subjects – getting back to school, and productivity. This is mainly because I am already focused on productivity, as I am taking part of the BohoBerry Productivity Challenge throughout this month. If you don’t know BohoBerry, you should checkRead More…

O Is For Oregano – A Herbal Guide

O is for Oregano Brought by the returning WW II soldiers from Italy, oregano comes in two varieties – the Mediterranean version being milder than its Mexican counterpart. It is almost inseparable from any Italian dishes, but should be used with caution when adding to foods, as it tends toRead More…

November Challenges – An Opportunity For Creatives

With three major challenges reaching across the blogging and writing world, November is a busy month for creative output. While trying to participate in all of them would be probably a thing of impossibility – or at least a Herculean feat – participating in one of those three is aRead More…

Stumbling Through The Darkness

unknown path ahead yet I stumble through the darkness one step at a time Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015 This is what following your dreams sometimes feel like: stumbling through the darkness, not knowing where the next step may take you, just aware of what is at the end: the goal.Read More…

"Writing Challenges": 5 Reasons Why You Should Join One

Okay, I am biased about this subject, but out of good reasons. I currently run the March part of a continuously running Writing Challenge (writingchallenge.org), and I love it. But besides that it is the most fun I have had on Twitter for a while, there are real, tangible reasons,Read More…

Y Is For Yes!

Yesterday was my 100’th blog post since I moved Avalon to WordPress, yeah! So today, I am going to celebrate, by writing a list of things I absolutely love! Maybe at the end you can tell me some of the things you say Yes to! walking/hiking – favorite form ofRead More…