Week 45: Love Languages, Cash and Getting Stuff Done

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. Except that, there was a school vacation mixed in there somewhere, and as perContinue reading “Week 45: Love Languages, Cash and Getting Stuff Done”

Week 42: Hugs, kisses, the circus and dissipation

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #1 Connect better with the scalawags, according to their Love Languages It started asContinue reading “Week 42: Hugs, kisses, the circus and dissipation”

Wool is, Indeed, Quite Cool

Why helllllooo!! For weeks now, I have been making oblique references to a project I’ve undertaken with the scalawags’ school, which I have given the aptly adorable title, Wool is Cool. I think the school principal thought I was nuts when I sent him an email last May, telling him that I had a trunkContinue reading “Wool is, Indeed, Quite Cool”

Week 41: Useful planning, little friends, prospective decluttering.

#14 Mise en Place and Weekly Planning Yee-haw! My sister Poppy, who appeared in the podcast episode about Scheduling and Planning, gave me some solid advice about planners. She reccommended having a 6-month planner, and then suggested a few things to make it efficient and something I would actually use. Well, I am pleased to reportContinue reading “Week 41: Useful planning, little friends, prospective decluttering.”

Week 40: Husband, Cat, Creativity

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #2 Do the heart work necessary for my marriage I won the grand prizeContinue reading “Week 40: Husband, Cat, Creativity”

Week 39: Getting Stuff Done

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #9 Create a workflow for new projects and know how long each part takesContinue reading “Week 39: Getting Stuff Done”

Tiny Dancer

Warning. Things are about to get mushy. You’ve heard me say this a lot, but my eldest child is a carbon copy of his indulgent father. He looks like him, talks like him, thinks like him. They have similar reactions to things. Neither of them see it, but as someone who loves both of themContinue reading “Tiny Dancer”

Week 38: Somebody Pinch Me!

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #1 Connect better with the Scalawags according to their Love Languages Okay, somebody pinchContinue reading “Week 38: Somebody Pinch Me!”

Week 37: Like the good schoolgirl I am…

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #14 Mise en Place and weekly planning My sister Poppy, Queen of Planners, helpedContinue reading “Week 37: Like the good schoolgirl I am…”

My Own Little Tempest in a Teapot

It’s happening again. That dreadful, awful thought happened last week for the first time in months and I feel like I’m back to square one. What thought? you may ask, because you are a thoughtful reader who cares that I sound like I am freaking out and because I am freaking out. ”I’m losing myContinue reading “My Own Little Tempest in a Teapot”