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It’s that time of year!  Where to find the perfect prom dress or tux?  Where to get my weave done? Where to find those perfect shoes?  Should I wear french nails, coffin, lace and peals, nude/neutral?  What am I to do?  All of these questions and where are the answers?  Let a professional lead the way.

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If you have a great fashion sense or think you do, please consult a professional coordinator to help with color scheme and design.  Not your cousin who took a class, once.  So that when you look back you can say, ‘That was the fashion then’ and not ‘Oh, no!  What was I thinking’?  ‘Why did I let . . . do my wedding, prom, etc.’

Love and Marriage ~ I have found the one whom my soul loves.   Song of Solomon

 

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You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.  –Henry David Thoreau

This week, challenge yourself to be completely present in every moment.  Put away your phones, be more attentive to your surroundings, your lover, husband, children, wife and immerse yourself into you to be better for them and yourself.

 

IF . . .

If I Had My Life To Live Over

by

Erma Bombeck

I would have gone to bed when I was sick instead of pretending the earth would go into a holding pattern if I weren’t there for the day.

I would have burned the pink candle sculpted like a rose before it melted in storage.

I would have talked less and listened more.

I would have invited friends over to dinner even if the carpet was stained, or the sofa faded.

I would have eaten the popcorn in the ‘good’ living room and worried much less about the dirt when someone wanted to light a fire in the fireplace.

I would have taken the time to listen to my grandfather ramble about his youth.

I would have shared more of the responsibility carried by my husband.

I would never have insisted the car windows be rolled up on a summer day because my hair had just been teased and sprayed.

I would have sat on the lawn with my grass stains.

I would have cried and laughed less while watching television and more while watching life.

I would never have bought anything just because it was practical, wouldn’t show soil, or was guaranteed to last a lifetime.

Instead of wishing away nine months of pregnancy, I’d have cherished every moment and realized that the wonderment growing inside me was the only chance in life to assist God in a miracle.

When my kids kissed me impetuously, I would never have said, “Later.  Now go get washed up for dinner.”  There would have been more “I love you’s.”  More “I’m sorry’s.”

But mostly, given another shot at life, I would seize every minute . . . look at it and really see it . . .live it . . . and never give it back.

Stop sweating the small stuff.

Don’t worry about who doesn’t like you, who has more, or who’s doing what.

Instead, let’s cherish the relationships we have with those who do love us.

Let’s think about what GOD has blessed us with.  And what we doing each day to promote ourselves mentally, physically, emotionally.

My God meet all your needs!

New Colors for Spring and Summer

The New Orleans Collection

by OPI

Spring and Summer 2016

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China Glaze Collection

house-colour by CG

 

Retro Revival Collection 

by Essie

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The Lovers’ Big Day is Sunday!  Do something sweet for yourself with a great new color from one of these great collections.  

Your choice CUTIE.

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” — Charles M. Schulz

 

What happened to my New Year’s Resolution?

By this time, most people have abandoned their New Year’s resolutions.  We are going into our sixth week of the new year.  What about you?  How have you kept up with your promises to yourself?

Well, I haven’t done so well!  I’ve been eating what I want when I want and how I want; but I have been on a weight lifting regiment, maybe that counts.  My clothes do feel differently but that old stomach is still out there.  I’m shooting for a size 10 by June.  

Hold onto your hats here are the numbers of those that made promises to themselves that may or may not fall by the wayside.

45: Percentage of Americans who usually make New Year’s resolutions

10: Amount by which people who fully commit to making resolutions are more successful at keeping them.

1 in 3: Number of people who ditch their vows by the end of January. Top reasons include being too busy or not being committed to their goals in the first place.

66:Percentage of resolvers who set fitness goals as part of their resolutions.  (That’s me)

73: Percentage of those who gave up before meeting their goal.  (WOW!)

4: The number of times those same people have given up on their fitness resolutions in the past.

7: Percentage by which men are more successful than women at resolving to exercise.

38: Percentage of people who don’t make resolutions in the first place.

The Top American Resolutions

21% Weight loss

14%Improve finances

14% Exercise

10% Get a new job

7% Healthier eating

5% Manage stress better

5% Stop/reduce smoking

5% Improve a relationship

3% Stop procrastinating

3% Set time aside for self

3% Start a new activity/hobby

2% Improve my work habits

2% Stop/reduce drinking alcohol

1% Assertion/learn to say no

Which are you?

Stats from Harris Interactive

Happy “BELATED” New Year

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WHAT HAVE YOU RESOLVED TO DO IN 2016?

 

Read the “entire” Bible

Lose another 10 pounds

Eat healthy

Go to bed earlier

Less phone time(facebook, youtube, twitter)

Whatever the RESOLUTION have you already started to wane?  Well, if you have, get right back on schedule!  So what, if you had that extra piece of fried chicken?  So what, if you stayed up too late watching reruns of your favorite show?  So what, if you only read Genesis 1 before the phone rang and it was . . . ?

Let’s stop playing with ourselves when it comes to getting it together.  Something we all vow to do – ‘Get it together’.  We’re only one week off schedule!  I’m resolved.  What about you?

 

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Think About It:  No more excuses!!