2014 Word of the Year

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For the last six years I have chosen a Word of the Year.  Rather than setting a long list of goals (although I have set a few of those too) I like to choose a word to focus on each year.  The process in determining my word each year is always interesting and I look forward to discovering how my word finds me each year.  Because it does just that – it finds me. This year my word has tried to make itself known to me three different times.  I [Continue Reading…]

Happy New Year’s


Can you believe 2012 is almost here?! I can’t. I spent a little time today making some New Year’s Eve plans. I’m still not sure who will be home and who won’t. That is life with four young adults but we’re just along for the ride!! I did do a little New Year’s decorating.  I cleared off one of my side tables.  The Christmas decorations stay up through  New Year’s Day at our house but I decided a little New Year’s decor was needed. I found this great subway art  [Continue Reading…]

New Year’s Resolutions – Do You or Don’t You?


I want to begin this post by stating that I LOVE my children! I LOVE when my three full size adult college students come home with all their adult sized STUFF! I LOVE it when they bring  – three laptops, i-pods, cell phones, Blackberry and all the assorted plugs, chargers and head phones that go with them.   And then there are the suitcases full of clean and dirty clothes. I also LOVE the piles of big shoes that end up everywhere! Theirs and their friends! I LOVE that my food bill triples and my kitchen [Continue Reading…]