Category Keep Up With The Joneses

No More Resolutions

We are approaching a new year and what does that mean? We will start to hear the New Year …New You and we will hear countless resolutions.  I have learned this year that I am not good at 21 day challenges, 30 day challenges, lets be honest I can barely do a 7 day challenge.  But I have found that I did build a habit around something, and my secret, JUST DO IT!  Recently, I have been replacing one meal with a fruit and spinach smoothie everyday.  Was it a challenge?  Yes and No, it was merely a suggestion from my husband and we started doing what was necessary to make a smoothie every morning for breakfast.   This only required three things, first, you must have the tools and resources available to make the smoothie...

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The Game of “Real” Life

While home with the little people over summer break, we engage in several activities.  Reading, school work, pool, basketball and my personal favorite board games.  We rolled out Hasbro, The Game of Life.  Here is their description of the game of life via

Where will your choices take you?
You made it through high school, so now what’s next? Go to college or start a career -it’s your choice. Think the family life is for you? Take that path and see how many kids you’ll have! Will you venture down the risky road where fortunes can be won… and lost? Do whatever it takes to retire in style with the most wealth at the end of the game.
Spin the wheel of fate and take a drive along the twisting roads families have enjoyed for more than 50 years! Do good deeds as you go through...

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