What’s In My…Lunchbox for the “Resident Four Year Old”

Now that school is starting back for the year and the reality of actually having to wake up at a certain time and get dressed, get my “resident four year old” dressed, make sack lunches every single day, and so forth is starting its cycle all over again…I thought that I would do a seriesContinue reading “What’s In My…Lunchbox for the “Resident Four Year Old””

Be Purposeful

As you set goals and decide to incorporate newer and better habits into your daily routine, it is important that you be purposeful. Questions to ask yourself what this new habit will give you or help you know, what this new habit might help prevent, and how this new habit will help you both short-termContinue reading “Be Purposeful”

Be Committed

Be diligent about starting your new habit…Make a point of adding this new habit—whether it be exercising, eating better, or writing or whatever else it may be, for just one day at a time, even if only for a little bit of time.   Eventually you’ll find yourself not even thinking about that new, orContinue reading “Be Committed”

Be Aggressive

First of all, you must be aggressive…and here are a few tips how to be more aggressive regardless of your pursuit… 1.“Do IT first.” Do that one thing that you find yourself dreading to do the most first. Get it over and done with. The earlier you get it done, the less the rest ofContinue reading “Be Aggressive”

So You Want To “Be” a Writer

Over the last year I have spent the first hour of each day writing…writing this so-called blog, writing in my journal, writing in my Happy Planner, writing in my journaling Bible, or writing on any other paper that might be within hand’s reach first thing in the morning. Writing has now become such an ingrainedContinue reading “So You Want To “Be” a Writer”

Now What?!…Figuring Out What IS Your “Now What?!”

(image) Life is a journey with both valleys and mountains along the way. Sometimes the top of the mountain seems so high that you simply want to give up altogether. Sometimes you slip and fall, and may lose your grips. Sometimes you may not feel like you have the strength and courage to get backContinue reading “Now What?!…Figuring Out What IS Your “Now What?!””

Essential Oil of the Month—March 2018—Bergamot

When I first heard of bergamot essential oil and found out that it was a citrus fruit, my initial reaction was, “Gee, I’ve never heard of that before. Let’s go to Sprouts and go buy some bergamot oranges.” But nestled among all the other citrus fruits, there was no sign of the bergamot orange. PerhapsContinue reading “Essential Oil of the Month—March 2018—Bergamot”

Now What?!

My initial goal when starting this blog was to take you on my journey to establishing a bed and breakfast in Oxford, Mississippi…but this dream has taken a sudden backseat as we now find ourselves raising our grandson…becoming a “new mother” at the age of fifty. So my goal now is to take each aspectContinue reading “Now What?!”