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Taking Care of Yourself

I have spent the last year in a focused effort of taking better care of myself.  Something foreign to someone who spent years as a single mom.  What does taking care of one self look like?  Here are some thoughts:
1. Don't overcrowd your schedule 2. Say "no" if it's a "good idea" rather than a "God idea"  3. Just because your good at a lot of things, doesn't mean you need to do them all 4. Take time to play....try new activities on a regular basis and put them on your calendar as "red dot" days. Red dot days are days that you schedule new things on your calendar that are fun and exciting events just for you.  It could be kayaking, walking a new trail, taking up a new hobby, etc. 5. Get some counseling if you need to work through things that hold you back from moving forward. Who doesn't need good godly counsel? If you think you don't, you may need to re-examine. 6. Value yourself enough to have good boundaries 7. Screen who you let…

Everything Vintage!

I so enjoy the vintage blogs I see.   Old furniture, old items, shabbied up and brought back to life. Check out this blog at http://missmustardseed.blogspot.com/. (Thanks for sharing)!

This week, I am doubling my space at "The Spare Room" in Everett WA.  I am excited to bring in new pieces of furniture....A classic black desk, black side table, Grey dresser, shabby pink furniture as well as some surprise antiques I have recently collected along the way.


I would love to get pictures of your booths to add to my blogspot!  Send them my way.

After work and a little painting....you will find me here....  Zumba/Latin Heat....I love these workouts they make me feel like I'm back in my high school days =)....http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Yu1AocGsxk
Some thought and inspiration by Chuck Swindoll:

"When money is our objective for happiness, we must live in fear of losing it, which makes us paranoid and suspicious. When fame is our aim, we become competitive lest others upstag…