Sunday, January 06, 2013      6 comments

Be Free Stop And Watch Beauty Smile ... Read more
Small Efforts
Sunday, January 06, 2013      7 comments

A SparkFriend gave me the following thought "what small efforts are you committed to take day in and day out to achieve your success?" I commit to taking my lunch to work at least 3 days a week. I also commit to watching less TV. Da... Read more
A&I Jan BSG Challenge Review of 2012 & Goals for 2013
Friday, January 04, 2013      8 comments

Review of 2012...well it went by soooo quickly, I need to take a breath and reflect. My lifestyle change started in August. I just got sick and tired of feeling hor... Read more
My Daughter
Thursday, January 03, 2013      7 comments

A special note today, a Thank You blessing is being sent to my 14 year old daughter. She is my right-hand, my little helper, my jokester. She is a ball of energy. She encourages me and supports my spark journey. I don't think I tell he... Read more
WooHoo 2013
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      4 comments

I'm so happy to be starting new!! 13 is one of my favorite numbers so I'm focusing on a positive, successful year!. I usually get over zealous with new beginnings and ... Read more
And so the night comes...
Sunday, December 30, 2012      3 comments

It amazes me how fast the days go by, even when there's no rushing around or schedules to keep. Today was just a day to clean and do laundry, but it went by so's already getting dark, time for me to start dinner and I feel like... Read more
A Day Of Rest
Saturday, December 29, 2012      7 comments

Saturday, a hectic day? nope, just a calm, peaceful day at home with the family. I love days like this, all of us hanging around the house, maybe we'll get dressed, maybe we'll just stay in our jammies all day. Homecooked meals, movies & p... Read more
Saturday, December 29, 2012      5 comments

A Snowflake Falls © Ruth Adams One night I saw a snowflake fall, Past memories it did recall, And as the snow fell to the ground, So quietly without a sound, I watched until a blanket made, To glistening white brown eart... Read more
Make Yourself A Priority
Friday, December 28, 2012      10 comments

Make yourself a priority: Stop comparing yourself to others. Everyone's journey and circumstances are different. So instead of wondering why you weren't blessed with a faster metabolism like your co-worker was, focus on what you love about yours... Read more
How was your day?
Thursday, December 27, 2012      3 comments

i had a calm, quiet day today. being my work-from-home day, no office noise or traveling...makes my day wonderful. it's snowing here and it's cold, another good reason to stay warm and cozy in the house. my kids are on winter break, but h... Read more
Thursday, December 27, 2012      3 comments

For Christmas, we replaced my daughter's 13 inch TV/DVD/VHS with a newer TV and Blue Ray player. Her old TV was given to her when she was about 5 yrs. old. It was a pink Disney princess TV and when you used the volume control, the Little Merma... Read more
Christmas Traditions
Wednesday, December 26, 2012      11 comments

My family doesn't have much traditions...we kind of "go-with-the-flow" each year. The only traditions that are repeated every year... 1. First and foremost, the kids are not allowed to wake me and hubby before 7:00 am. and believe me, the... Read more
Exercise that is not structured exercise...Happy Hollies Blog
Thursday, December 20, 2012      8 comments

Thinking about this Blog Challenge, I guess I do a lot more than I thought. Things that I usually don't even think about: Laundry ~ carrying heavy laundry baskets to and from the laundry room and then to the dressers & closets to be put aw... Read more
Wednesday, December 19, 2012      7 comments

Tonight's blog is about happiness and staying positive. We have our first winter blizzard hitting my city tonight and my family is snowed-in and will be tomorrow too, but I like it. No cramming for semester tests tonight, no hustle-bustle tom... Read more
Peace, Love, Joy
Tuesday, December 18, 2012      7 comments

I sit here at my computer, my son next to me studying his finals, my daughter sitting in the livingroom studying for her finals, my husband playing Keno with a friend who recently lost his wife to cancer. As I sit here, I start thinking about t... Read more

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