Focus Friday: Living MY Best Life

Quite a few Facebook friends have been using the phrase “Living my Best Life” to describe their status. I am not sure if this is said tongue in cheek or not. I’m not a huge Oprah fan, but I know an influential woman when I see one. I am sure she has caused a change in behavior in many a woman. I, personally, found her weightloss techniques quite elitist…I mean who, but Oprah, can afford a personal trainer, personal chef, and nutritionist. I cannot even afford to join Weight Watchers. I am in a different league to multimillion dollar earner Oprah!

However, I can strive to “live my best life.” For me, I will focus on the following New Year’s Resolutions:

  • Clean up dishes, load dishwasher, clean kitchen floor at night…don’t leave everything until morning. I always feel so behind when I get up and see dishes and pans to be scrubbed.
  • Meal plan, grocery shop, and make crockpot meals weekday nights…we are busy Monday through Thursday with activities. Dinner is often thrown together, but with a little pre-planning I could make my evenings less stressful.
  • Win a vaccum in an online giveaway…I am only half-joking about this one. My vacuum will only work with the hose attachment. I’m a vacuum killer!
  • Limit toys in family room…I want to have one small set of toys for my 5 yo son. We don’t have enough room to play a game or the wii. Also, the room is so cluttered that I can’t watch a movie or read a book after the children go to bed.

Thanks, Ellen ( for this great idea for a topic. I’m a new blogger and get some traffic, but would like to have more returning visitors. See you next Friday or maybe even Saturday if you like what I have to say!

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