Sunday, December 30, 2012

Happy New Year

Every year on January 1st, I make a long list of goals in hopes of kicking bad habits and starting life anew. Okay, now I will admit that last year I may have gone a little overboard with my resolution making. Since I didn't win the lottery, there were goals listed that were completely out of my reach and to this day, I have yet to scratch a single thing off. Yup... not one. So, I've learned my lesson and this year I've decided to be more realistic. This is a first for me, but I've actually chosen resolutions that are way more attainable. So, here goes...
Enjoy Life 

Spend more time with family and friends this year.
Take more bubblebaths.
 Get more culture.

Learn something new 

Be more patient 

Pay off at least one bill...maybe even two.

Get more sleep

Try a new food I didn't think I'd like but never actually tried, unless it’s brussels sprouts... then it's okay to skip
Get more organized

Save more money

Pick at least two ways to go green...
Plant a tree. Recycle
Carpool Take shorter showers.
Walk or ride a bike Plant a garden.
Recharge batteries Unplug appliances when I'm not using them.
Use both sides of paper. Use a dryer rack or clothes line to save energy.
Rethink bottled water. Adjust the thermostat.
Turn off lights. Invest in your own coffee cup.
Eat less meat. Brush your teeth without water running.

Oh yeah, and I'll have to be really careful with the delete button so I don't delete any more posts. (Just in case anyone happened to notice one missing). Anyway, I hope all of you and your friends and families have a super, awesome new year. May God bless you all not only in 2013, but for many, many years to come.


  1. Dee... Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing your New Year's greetings. It was lovely to hear from you. I meant to stop by last night and say hi... so we were on the same wave length (smile).

    Oh I love your list of 2013 with accompanying imagery of how that might look and be. You inspire me to create something so inspiring for myself... which by the way, would just about be the same list.

    And it is funny, because hubby and I were chatting about being sure to make room for some new things ... take up a new hobby or study something new.

    On that note... let me wish you the very best for 2013. May each new day bring to you glimpses of heaven in unexpected places.


  2. PS... chuckled about the brussel sprouts comment. Have you ever tried them sprinkled with olive oil and roasted in the oven until the outer leaves are slightly caramelized? Mmmm... who knows you might even like them. LOL

  3. Thank you for your comment on my blog. These are great New Year's resolutions. I try and have less, two or three, making it easier to abide by them :-)
    PS: I like brussels sprouts too. Steamed and then halved and sautéed in butter until slightly charred.

  4. Thank you for commenting on my blog. You were so clever in adding imagery to your list of resolutions which probably cements the resolutions more firmly in the psyche.

    I do not like Brussels sprouts either. :)