• Fitness

    5 Fitness Apps to Try

    I can’t deny, I LOVE my iPhone. I don’t know how I lived without it. I use it to check my email and to listen to podcasts and make lists. Today I’m sharing a list of 5 apps that I find useful for my fitness goals. Calorie Counter – This connect to the About Calorie Count website. I find it to be incredibly helpful. With this app you can use your phone’s camera to scan bar codes and enter foods. How awesome is that? I record my food, exercise, and water logs. It’s free. Endomondo – This app utilizes the GPS feature on your phone and records the distance of…

  • Thoughts

    Visualize Your Goals

    The difference between a dream and a goal is an action plan. Making the dream a reality is much more accessible when you have a goal and plan. If you’re looking to lose weight, save money, or learn a new skill you have to set a goal. It doesn’t have to be a hard deadline, your goal can and should be flexible. What’s important is that you have one, you identified it, and you’re working toward it. Do this by sitting down and writing out what you’d like to accomplish. Instead of saying “I’d like to look good in my bathing suit” say “I’d like to lose 10 pounds and…

  • Thoughts

    10 Things to Do in January

    It’s a new year and a new beginning! I hope you had a wonderful holiday. With the new beginning here are 10 things to do to start your year off right. Make Appointments – Call and scheduled appointments for the dentist, the doctor for an annual exam, or a car to be serviced. This is the time to make schedules and enter all appointments in your new 2012 calendar. Create a Budget – Make a savings plan and budget for the new year. Start fresh and know what you’re spending and calculate how to save money. Update Passwords – If you’ve been using the same password year in and year…

  • Fitness

    Weight Loss New Years Resolution

    If you’re looking to get healthy in 2012, Kathy is sharing her ideas and tips for making a resolution and having it stick. I hope that everyone had a fabulous Christmas.  Our family had and is still having a wonderful time.  Our daughters and their husbands/boyfriend are in town and we are enjoying time with them. As the end of another year comes to a close, New Years resolutions start coming to mind.  You probably guessed it, the number one resolution is to lose weight.  As a person who has lost a lot of weight, I can tell you that I made that resolution more times than I care to…

  • Tips

    How to Save Yourself Time Next Year | Holiday Cards

    Today I wanted to write a post to share a simple process that will save you time next year with your holiday cards. Create a spreadsheet with each of the following categories: Name, Children’s Names, Address, City, State, Zip, Phone Add the names of your card recipients in the spreadsheets, fill the spreadsheet out to your best ability. Save envelopes! As you receive your holiday cards, instead of recycling the envelopes, put them into a pile and when you have time insert the addresses into the spreadsheet. Make a note of family member’s names and put that into the list as well. This way you will be able to write…

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