Tag Archives: Goals

Survival Mode — Seriously

I am getting beyond the point where I can handle this. We are in survival mode here in St. Louis. The street in front of my house, which is normally cleared once an hour during storms (much more than most … Continue reading

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Contemplation: Survival Mode 7-day Challenge (Day 2) and strengths lists

Today is all about contemplation.  I am blogging this week about Crystal Paine’s book, Say Goodbye to Survival Mode, and her 7-Day Challenge related to the book. The theme for the second day of the challenge is titled “Focus on … Continue reading

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Learning to Say No: Survival Mode 7-day Challenge (Day 1)

I am blogging this week about Crystal Paine’s book, Say Goodbye to Survival Mode, and her 7-Day Challenge related to the book. The theme for the first day of the challenge is titled “Learn to Say No” and discusses how … Continue reading

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Survival Mode 7-day Challenge

If you’ve read this blog much, you’ve probably noticed my passion for the blog Money Saving Mom and its author, Crystal Paine.  And you’ve read about my excitement about her new book, Say Goodbye to Survival Mode. Crystal is offering a taste of … Continue reading

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And the Word of the Year is …

Do you have a Word of the Year?  Have you thought about choosing one? I have, and my word is … Gentleness. Gentle is calm. Gentle is caring. Gentle is loving. Gentleness is moderated — in word and action. Gentleness … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Well, it’s 2014, and I’ve started my new calendars.  Oh yes, the most wonderful time of the year … when I get new calendars 🙂  Actually, I haven’t been that bad this year.  We have the free one from the … Continue reading

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21 Day Challenge: Day 18

Today’s theme is “embrace your strengths.”  Wow. I don’t usually think about my strengths, much less embracing them.  I think about weaknesses, where I am lacking.  So, at the risk of bragging, I will list some of my strengths:

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