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There Are No Shortcuts To Losing Weight

» by May 15th, 2010 at 12:43 pm » Comments (2)

At the beginning of the year I wrote a list of 100 goals that I would like to accomplish. One of the goals was to weigh a healthy weight which for me is between 130 and 140 pounds. Since I’ve been overweight for the last 17 years, I wanted to make sure I approached this […]

Forget New Year Resolutions, I’m Choosing 100 Goals!

» by February 14th, 2010 at 7:46 pm » Comments (2)

Every year I’ve picked New Year resolutions and every year I have failed to keep them. I’ve tried every “strategy” under the sun and nothing has ever made them stick. Changing my routine is difficult for me. Trying new things is difficult for me. And setting one specific day to turn my entire life around […]

Being Brave Enough To Be Yourself

» by February 2nd, 2010 at 2:47 pm » Comments (0)

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde  A couple of weeks ago I was talking to my daughter who is in Kindergarten. She was talking about two little classmates who didn’t like her and wouldn’t let her be in their “club”. When I asked her why she couldn’t be in the club […]

July Recap And What’s Up For August

» by July 31st, 2009 at 8:00 am » Comments (0)

Despite (or maybe in part because) my birthday being in July this was not a good month for me. First of all my oldest son has to go to summer school which, in my school district, costs $300 that my husband and I really didn’t have. While I understand the supposed reasons behind charging for […]

Don’t Spread Yourself Too Thin

» by July 28th, 2009 at 10:00 pm » Comments (0)

In my opinion, Internet Marketing is one of the best careers available to college non-graduates like myself. The hours are flexible, the work fairly easy and offers the chance to learn about different niches every week. I love learning new things and passing on that information to others. Unfortunately this enthusiasm sometimes leads to spreading […]

One More Year To Go

» by July 24th, 2009 at 9:38 pm » Comments (0)

This month I have my birthday which also marks the anniversary of my financial freedom goal. Two years down and one more to go. For those of you who weren’t with me when I started, my goals are: Be free of all unsecured debt – I’ve actually come pretty far with this and I’m fairly […]

June Recap And What’s Ahead For July

» by June 29th, 2009 at 8:10 am » Comments (0)

This month we talked about chaos in the home, family, mind, and career. Today’s lives are hectic – overscheduled and overwhelming. I hope some of my ideas and advice help bring a little peace and serenity into your soul. Next month we’ll get back on the career track with tips on being a successful Internet […]

Thursday Thirteen – 13 Ways To Keep Chaos Away

» by June 25th, 2009 at 8:42 am » Comments (1)

Routines – Nothing calms the storm better that sticking to a well thought out routine. Take a Timeout – Take 15 minutes for yourself and unwind. Have a cup of herbal tea or a glass of water. The calmer you are the better you’ll be able to handle anything that comes your way. Aromatherapy – […]

Flylady – My Clutter-Free Queen

» by June 23rd, 2009 at 8:20 am » Comments (0)

Three years ago I happened upon a website about cleaning and managing the chaos in my life. I didn’t realize I was about to step into a different world. A world of Flylady. is more than just a housecleaning and home management website. Flylady creates a family (of Flybabies) from the women who join her Flygroup. […]

Keeping Organized Household Records

» by June 21st, 2009 at 8:58 am » Comments (0)

As you get older and your family gets larger the amount of paperwork necessary to keep your life in order grows from a molehill into a mountain. Depending on how disorganized you are, your paperwork might be a literal mountain. So what is the best way to keep your household records organized? Whatever way works […]