Author Archives: Shannon Vare Christine

About Shannon Vare Christine

Living the writerly life in Bucks County, PA. Sometimes the funniest, most inspirational and memorable moments are those that happen in our day-to-day lives. Stop.Notice.Laugh.Enjoy

Serendipitous Saturday

Breakfast and drawing with the boy…crafting with the girl…walking with the hubby…and it’s not even dinner time yet.  Recharging the creative juices for the week ahead.  Now that’s what the weekend is all about!  Stop.Look.Listen.Enjoy Peace.Love.Tie Dye #pinterestwin A post … Continue reading

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Spring Limbo

I double checked the time this morning, as it seemed too bright, brilliantly light out, in fact. “Am I late for work?  How could it be this sunny out, when it’s usually so pitch black dark, at this inhumanly hour?” … Continue reading

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The Art of Authenticity: A Conversation with PostSecret’s Frank Warren

The Art of Authenticity: A Conversation with PostSecret’s Frank Warren. Part writing and cultural, social experiment, and equal parts art.  An unusual project gains extraordinary results.  Has me thinking up projects of my own to explore…

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Saying Goodbye to Parks and Rec

It’s no secret that I love to read.  When I’m in the middle of a book, I fall into that world, inhabiting it for the hours (or months) it takes me to finish the story. Sometimes I even slow my reading … Continue reading

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Favorite Books of 2014!

I’ve always been a sucker for the Year-In-Review style countdowns and lists, so in that spirit, here are my most loved reads (in no special order) from 2014.  Some have been around for awhile, and snuck by me when they … Continue reading

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Yoga with a Twist, Anyone?

Ever dream of  a no-stress, joy-filled Christmas?  Think it doesn’t exist?  Well this holiday season, commit to believing again.  And this time I’m not talking Santa.  Keep a zen state of mind and give yourself the ultimate gift: me-time.  What … Continue reading

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Top Five – High Five, from Me to You, and Back Again

In no particular order, here are five things that have my heart pitter-pattering, and a rat-tat-tatting.  Yay to Fall, in all its festive glory.  What’s on your top five these days?  Share your list in the comments. 1.  Crisp, blustery … Continue reading

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The Rule of Five

How many times during a day, have you wished that you were: a.  more productive. b.  more organized. c.  more physically fit. d.  all of the above! If you’re anything like me, the answer is usually answer choice d.  Ok, … Continue reading

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How to Order Off-the-Menu

Image Courtesy of #HacktheMenu While it’s not officially on the menu, everybody knows about In-N-Out Burger’s Animal-Style burger. The secret’s out on that, to the point that the California burger chain is using the menu as a marketing tool to…

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#Hackthemenu? What the What?

So what?  Maybe I am the last person in the universe to hear about secret menus, but I’m going to share it with you anyway.  I’m comfortable enough with myself to admit that I’m not a trendsetter.  But still, I … Continue reading

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