Be happy now

Oh, sigh. Life feels heavy at the moment. COVID is hitting Ivan’s close friends & family circle hard in Mexico right now. I won’t go into many details, as it’s not really my story to tell. But he has lost several people close to him in a short time span and it is heart breaking. (His parents and siblings are…

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Stickers & TV shows

Happy Monday Tuesday. 🙂 Back to work (and school!! for real!!) today after the long weekend. 2 sort of frivolous topics to start the week: Planner stickers When I got my new Wonderland 222 planner, I decided to dive slightly into the “planner world” and bought several new pens, highlighters, etc. to use with it. I also had noticed many…

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Deep thoughts, Weekends


Sunday was a nice day. There were some really nice moments of connection that I really enjoyed. As the kids get older, it can be so easy to kind of just all do our own things sometimes. On weekends, they like to spend a good amount of time playing video games with their friends. I am not opposed to this…

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Gratitude, Life

5 Good Things

1- Finally getting my Christmas decorations taken down!! I love Christmas so much, but there does come a point when I’m like, okay, it is OVER. Could the magic Christmas fairy please come in and just remove everything now?? 🙂 Since we we left for vacation right after New Year’s, I didn’t have a chance to deal with any of…

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Habits, Health

Day 1- Intermittent Fasting

Yesterday was Day 1 of my trial period of Intermittent Fasting. I mentioned I wanted to try it for at least 4 weeks in 2021. I just finished this book and decided there is no time like the present: (I may need to rethink the only 4 week trial though. Sounds like it can take 28 days to even fully…

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