Make 1 change a month for a new you

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For those of us who still make them, this is the time to make New Year’s Resolutions. And we make them with the best intentions of making them last. BUT, change is hard. And making so many changes at one time is harder. So, instead, make one change a month. That gives you 30 days to get used to each change before you add another one. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Remember – just pick one thing to work on for January. New you – Health. Drink 64 oz. of water each day. If you’re not … [Read more...]

2011 is winding down and 2012 is revving up

I’m ready! 2011 has been good to me, for the most part. I don’t think I have any complaints. My oldest niece graduated from high school (in Canada!) and her dad (my brother) became a father for the 3rd time a few months later. My youngest started kindergarten this summer and her big sister mastered riding a bike with no training wheels! My dad came down and stayed with us for about 3 weeks and we were able to make it to Cleveland for Thanksgiving. I was able to see friends who I hadn’t spoken to … [Read more...]

What’s Your Resolution? — @PearTreeGrtngs Photo New Year’s Cards – #Giveaway – Ends December 18, 2010

It's been so long since I made a New Year's Resolution. I haven't been able to keep them and I finally just got tired of breaking making them. It was a downer to start the New Year with this fancy shmancy resolution to break it just a few days in. Very discouraging. However, this year, I think my resolution is more doable. At least I hope so. I pledge to be make my household more eco-friendly and natural in 2011. 2010 has been a good year for us in this regard, and I expect that 2011 will be … [Read more...]