Archive for 'With Heart'

Be S.M.A.R.T., 5 Tips to Reach Your Goals

I hope you’ve begun re-acclimating yourselves to ‘normal’ world now that the holidays are over. Mom, Dad, kids, relatives are all back where they belong. The house is back in its usual state.

Remember my post from last month on Gary Gauthier’s blog, 10 Tricks to Ward Off the Post-Holiday Blues? I gave you a variety of ideas to avoid the feeling of letdown. So you should be feeling pretty good right now. You have ...

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Soothing Sounds of a Merry Christmas!

Come on in!  Sit down in this comfy chair, put your feet up on the ottoman, need a foot massage? I know, you need a break from cleaning, cooking and baking.

Lay your head back, close your eyes and feel the warmth of the fire on your toes.

Let the soft sounds of Christmas envelope you. We have a variety of artists to soothe your tired soul. Enjoy.

Bing Crosby…White Christmas

Rascal Flatts…I’ll be home for Christmas

Celine Dion…O ...

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Would You Like Some Cheese With That Whine?

Note: This post was originally published on June 29, 2011. Since it was, and still is, highly viewed I thought you might enjoy seeing it again.

Would you like some cheese with that whine?” Say that to the person you’rechesse with your whine listening to, and he/she will either smile and quit whining or get upset and say, “I’m not whining, I’m venting.” Same thing in my book. I’m not ...

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1 Big Tip to Make It Meaningful

About this time in November, 1987, my daughter was 5 1/2 years old and I was full-bellied pregnant with my son. We were flying out of snowy New York the day after Thanksgiving for a week of playing with Disney characters in Florida’s sunshine.

Disney World

As any 5 year old’s would, Jennifer’s little body nearly trembled with excitement the weeks prior to Thanksgiving. A Disney vacation followed by Christmas was almost too much to bear. All ...

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Christmas Shopping – Buy American

On what should be the biggest shopping day of the year, I’m kicking the Chinese habit…what’s that, you say? Not Chinese food, which I love, despite the calories. I’m going to try to stop buying Chinese and other foreign-made products to do my part to save our country. It won’t be easy, for sure, but I feel I, we all, have no choice.

I took my six-year-old granddaughter to the dollar store this summer to buy art paper and supplies. While there, she checked out ...

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