How to Set New Year Resolutions That Stick

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If I could use one word to describe 2020, it would be: 𝗖𝗹𝗮𝗿𝗶𝘁𝘆. I know. Not the word you were thinking, right? I mean, don’t get me wrong, I could definitely use ALL the bad words to describe 2020 as well, but despite it all, it truly has been a year of blessing and clarity of purpose. I took stock of the goals I made at the beginning of the year (I don’t do resolutions anymore) and I’m pretty amazed by everything I managed to achieve despite 2020: • I lost 55.4 lbs (aka the rest of the baby weight…

Don’t Make New Year Resolutions!

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It’s a new year and like every year, people are out there making new resolutions in order to start the year off on a good foot. This year, however, I’m not making new year resolutions.  I can never get them right. Most of the time, I don’t remember what they were halfway through the year after life settles back in and the holiday glow (and all my good intentions) fade. Before I know it, my resolutions have flown out the window. I’m guessing I’m not alone here. It’s not that I don’t want to  lose weight, become more intentional, or…

How to Cheat a Holiday Meal

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It’s that time of year again–Thanksgiving, Christmas caroling, presents, and oh the food! If you’re hosting a holiday party or, like me, have a large number of family members coming in for the holidays, preparing that holiday dinner may seem daunting.  I know I had grand plans of creating an elaborate menu from scratch.  But . . . 16 is a large number of mouths to feed and I don’t really want to spend the entire day cooking.  So . . . here’s a holiday meal hack that will save you on time and keep your sanity in check.