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Back on the wagon!!

This is a little different...I truly think NOTHING should be off limits, that way there is NO cheating, EVER.
That said, we all have days that are just not on plan, or we eat more than we should, or we get out of the exercise habit.
I have found it beneficial to tell myself i will stay on tr...

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prep ahead

I plan my menus a day ahead and put ALL my food for the entire day in 2 spots.."my" shelf in the fridge, and a spot on the counter. When that food is gone, i'm done. no room for error!
For instance:
I set out a measured portion of cereal. I put half a cup of blueberries in the fridge, and a cu...

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Enjoying holidays

Make an effort to see the wonderful in a holiday!!

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Turkey 101

Never stuff a cold turkey with hot stuffing. chill the stuffing, and remove it as SOON as the turkey is out of the oven! I know martha says never stuff it, but i do not agree.

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take 5 mins every day

to find something wonderful about yourself..then look in a mirror and SAY IT!! YAY YOU!!

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cleaning day 6

ok so yesterday i piled everything out of place in the living room on the couches, which means i cant sit until its GONE. sooo..even though i have mega orders for the bakery, i am running back and forth..while things are baking i run back over here and do some of the couches. ONE is TOTALLY done. on...

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day 5 of cleaning

home stretch. all the basics are done time to work on windows and floors. windows first, to make sure anything is then vacummed or scrubbed up. Isht your house looking GREAT??

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list

most mornings i get up, open notebook on my computer, and make a list. I dont always get everything done, but i dont forget important things, and its satisfying to delete things when they are done!

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cleaning continued

ok today is living room day..actually will take me 3 days. its huge so i have it sectioned off. but what a good feeling getting so much done the past few days!

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cleaning the family room

is what i'm doing today. Strategy: put EVERYTIHNG not in its place in the center of the room. then dust everything, wash windows, and find homes for everything in center. Vacuum..and VOILA!! big job done with ease!

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