Christmas, Goal Setting, Home, Uncategorized

Out With the Old…Year, Attitude, Whatever….

Two days post-Christmas and I’ve moved past sadness into acceptance.  Am I really going through the stages of grief over Christmas’s past?  Why yes, it appears I am.  So what does acceptance look like?  I guess it looks like an almost maniacal obsession with the new year and Spring.  Luckily, I’m at my desk, working… Continue reading Out With the Old…Year, Attitude, Whatever….

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Christmas, Uncategorized

Do They Know It’s Christmas Time At All?

I’m not a Bah Humbug person.  I’ve actually been quite elfy in the past.  I’ve always loved decorating, baking, gift giving and spending time with family, so naturally I’ve loved Christmas because I get to roll all of those things into one season.  But as we get older, things seem to change.  Family members pass… Continue reading Do They Know It’s Christmas Time At All?

Foodie Friday, Goal Setting, Menu Planning

As Sugar-Fest 2017 Comes to a Close…

If you read way back in my archives, you’ll learn the story of the time I started running and cut out most carbs, resulting in a 35 pound weight loss.  You’ll also learn the story where I developed a condition called pseudotumor cerebri.  One of the medications I was put on for that killed my… Continue reading As Sugar-Fest 2017 Comes to a Close…

Home, hygge

So, um how do you say it? Hygge?

I’ve spent some time this week discovering the Danish concept of “Hygge.”  It’s essentially the idea of being cozy in a charming environment and connecting with others.  Gather with your friends to drink cocoa and watch a holiday movie: hygge.  Sit on the couch all day playing on your phone: not hygge.  What I love… Continue reading So, um how do you say it? Hygge?

Foodie Friday, Menu Planning, Uncategorized

Mom, What’s For Dinner? Vol. 4

Oh yeah, that menu planning thing again… Tonight is our monthly dinner with my bestie and it happens to be her birthday as well. The goddess wants Spaghetti Factory so the goddess shall have Spaghetti Factory.  I ain’t complainin’.  Tomorrow, we’re traveling up north a couple hours because momma wants a Christmas Tree with a… Continue reading Mom, What’s For Dinner? Vol. 4

Goal Setting, Helpful Hints, Time Management

Goal Setting 101

I ended my last post by saying that I plan to enter 2018 peaceful and moisturized.   It’s not too early to start thinking about goals for next year.  Can you believe 2018 is just a few weeks away?!  To prepare you, I offer you a crash course in goal setting. There are five criteria that… Continue reading Goal Setting 101

Helpful Hints, Meet My Mentors

Merry Pamper Month!

AAAAAGGGHHHHH! A new month starts tomorrow and I still suck at menu planning, my Flylady habit for November.  If you all will humor me, I’m going to try to stick with this one for a while longer and continue to post about it here for accountability’s sake. But tomorrow a new habit starts and it’s… Continue reading Merry Pamper Month!