How To Shop When You Hate Shopping

The only shopping I like is book shopping. I buy myself new clothes about once every 3 years, I don't follow trends, and malls are not my happy place.  Unless we're talking books, coffee, or movies. And today I want to talk about clothes. After we booked THE TRIP, I got excited for a bunch … Continue reading How To Shop When You Hate Shopping

Blogging Survey From The Emma Edit

On average, how many hours a day do you spend on your blog during the week? (including anything blog related like social media) Probably too many.  And also not enough.  Trying to streamline it.  Spend more time on the tech side than the writing side.  Y'know, finding photos, resizing photos, cursing at photos.  Adding links … Continue reading Blogging Survey From The Emma Edit

Dear Groovy Readers

Hi, How the hell are ya? If you've been blogging for a long time or since last week, you might have heard something about your target audience or your ideal reader. And allow me to say something else controversial here, I've never had one.  Or it's always been you. Reading from wherever you are, drinking … Continue reading Dear Groovy Readers

10 Things I’ve Learned in 7 Years of Blogging

August marks the 7th anniversary of Gin & Lemonade.  It's been an interesting ride.  I've learned a lot.  About myself, and others.  About writing.  And how blogging is a separate thing almost entirely from writing.  They're cousins, I think.  And I'd like to bring them closer together. But, I'm getting ahead of myself. I guess … Continue reading 10 Things I’ve Learned in 7 Years of Blogging

What’s It All About, Lorna?

I started blogging in 2010. I'm a lifetime disabled person. Back then I had just moved in with my boyfriend, and I wanted to write from the perspective of a youngish, funny, disabled person in a relationship and living in not the most accessible city in the world. I'm also living in a country I … Continue reading What’s It All About, Lorna?