Every year since I was a young girl, I have made new year's resolutions. In more recent years, I have been calling them goals and treating them as such (because it feels more attainable). This year is no different. The difficulty with goal setting is that there are always areas for improvement. And while I would love to improve every single area of my life right now, it's not exactly feasible if I write down every single small goal. It would be overwhelming, and then I'd just end up quitting. So this year my "goal" for goal setting was to limit my ultimate goals … [Read more...] about 2017 Goals
Happy New Year to you and yours! Wishing you a blessed 2017! … [Read more...] about Happy New Year!
Last year I set (a lot) of goals for myself. Thankfully, we have goal tracker apps nowadays that help me keep track of what I'm doing and not doing and that can help me analyze the data. As I look over the past year, some of the things I hoped to accomplish were a little inconsistent but present nonetheless. That being said, if I completed the goal 75% of the time or more, I'm going to say that I accomplished it. Unfortunately, I failed in many areas. Thank goodness for a new year to start over and try again. Anyway, here's how I did. Family & … [Read more...] about 2016 Goal Recap
Yes, I stole a bra, but let me explain. After my friend and I had enjoyed a light lunch at our new local eatery, we decided to spend a few minutes meandering the shops before carpool beckoned. The sun was out, the sky was blue, the shops were open. All was calm as we wandered from shop to shop. Then it happened. “Aaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhh!! I’ve stolen a bra!” I screamed. Having just left the first boutique without splashing any cash, I pushed open the door of our next fashion emporium. Time slowed as I noticed the rather ugly bra dangling from my wrist. My ear-piercing … [Read more...] about I Stole a Bra
Christmas is only couple of weeks away now, so I started figuring out the best recipes for the most wonderful time of the year. I was especially looking for a nice cake that would look awesome on the Christmas dinner table. Luckily I found a wonderful gingerbread cake with mascarpone frosting, which seems to be a serious contestant in my little competition. I love that it’s a gingerbread cake, that it’s white, and that it can be decorated with red berries and green leafs which make it look perfect for the season. In case you’re still looking for a nice centerpiece for your holiday table, … [Read more...] about Gingerbread Cake with Mascarpone Frosting Recipe