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  • Wednesday..

    1/22/2020 5:07:52 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Rainy, overcast, cold day and I am ready to get off...hopefully, traffic won't be terrible...I was planning on going to the gym tonight but I will just work out at home...I have a full gym but there are times that I prefer to be surrounded by like minded people 334 Hope you have a great day! ... Read more

  • Tuesday...

    1/21/2020 2:36:45 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Short work week but I have to work Saturday so there's that...LOL...at least I get discretionary time for that and can use it to take off work...working for the city is truly different... Been pretty busy today working on some requests and following up with people on time-sensitive deadlines so... Read more

  • MLK Day

    1/20/2020 9:55:45 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    I had the day off work but I did have a community service project this morning with my sorority...we made and donated 300 sandwiches, 200 bags of chips and 960 toiletry bags and donated them to a homeless shelter...the director was almost in tears when we delivered them to the location... After... Read more

  • Saturday!!

    1/18/2020 9:02:03 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Long but fun day...had a sorority meeting and we went out for lunch afterwards...we stayed in the restaurant 5 hours having a good time laughing, venting and just relaxing.. I'm home now relaxing...hope you had a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • Friday

    1/17/2020 10:22:38 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope you had a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • Thursday...

    1/16/2020 2:44:20 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    A busy, wet, cold and overcast day but at least time is moving along...I have a meeting tonight...sigh...I will be glad when this year is over, so I can give up some of my social/organization positions...seems like I am always on the go now...even on Monday, when I am off work, I am still going to b... Read more

  • Wednesday

    1/15/2020 11:18:23 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    I had a conference today so I was out of the office...I already know I will be busy tomorrow but I found a little "treat" that I'm surprised to be liking...mainly because it is sugar free... It take care of my "sweets" craving in the afternoon...and only 60 calories... Yay!! Hope you had a gre... Read more

  • Tuesday

    1/14/2020 11:28:27 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Today was busy....back to back meetings...I have a day conference tomorrow so I need to rest so I can get up and deal with the traffic... Hope you had a great! TTYL... Read more

  • Monday...

    1/13/2020 10:03:22 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Still my goal to get fit...life keeps diverting my plans but I have to find the willpower...ugh!!! Hope you had a great day... TTYL... Read more

  • Play on Words

    1/12/2020 11:46:27 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    Just in case someone needed a good laugh! A dog breeder crossed a setter and a pointer at Christmas time and got a pointsetter. A cat ate some cheese and waited for a mouse with baited breath. If you throw a cat out a car window does it become kitty litter? When a woman returns new clothi... Read more

  • Great Day!

    1/12/2020 10:45:36 AM, by LOSINGTHEOLDME

    Good morning, everyone have a great Sunday. Netflix & Chill rainy kind of day for me!! 📺🍿🍷... Read more

  • Sunday

    1/12/2020 1:22:17 AM, by SPARKLE1908

    Well...I am still up so I may as well blog so I won't have to do it later...went to an event Sat. evening so I am still a little "wired" but will go to bed shortly... Sunday plans will include some type of gym activity... Hope you have a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/12/2020 12:55:57 AM, by SPARKLE1908

    Tired...busy day...goodnight! Hope you had a great day!! TTYL... Read more

  • Remember When........

    1/11/2020 11:35:52 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    Movies costed a nickel Telephones used to be party lines Gas used to be $.50 a gallon Parents reprimanded their kids without getting reprimanded. Preparing dinner didn’t require a phone. Disrespecting your elders had consequences A penny bought something. Sears was a household name. ... Read more

  • Friday!!!

    1/11/2020 12:02:15 AM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope you had a great day...it is raining so I am going to bed and enjoy the sounds!! TTYL... Read more

  • How Motivated Are You Really?

    1/10/2020 11:41:18 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    Just a few motivational quotes to help keep us moving toward our goal. “If it was about knowledge, we would all be skinny and rich. It’s not about what you know but what you do!” “You don’t have to go fast, you just have to go.” “If you’re tired of starting over; stop giving up!” ... Read more

  • Thursday...

    1/9/2020 10:33:15 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Got off at a decent hour...got my nails done...relaxing and catching up on my shows... Hope you had a great day... TTYL... Read more

  • Jewelry Cleaner

    1/9/2020 10:31:25 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    You put on hand lotion and forgot to take off your rings. Your sparkly earrings have lost their luster. You’re getting ready for a big night out and want to make sure your necklace is polished to perfection. Just like you wash your clothes, you want to freshen up your jewelry once in a while. ... Read more

  • Laughter Truly is the Best Medicine

    1/8/2020 11:39:45 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

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  • Tuesday...

    1/7/2020 11:13:22 AM, by SPARKLE1908

    Day 2 of year end processing... So, we didn't leave here until 9pm last night...back at it at 7:30 am...I am tired...I am hoping that we got past the "worst" of it last night and things will go much smoother today...I really don't want to be here late again... Anywho, hope you have a great... Read more

  • Are You Ready to File Your 2020 Tax Return?

    1/6/2020 11:53:38 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    If you are, here are a few positive changes that can put more money in your pocket in the course of 2020. Tax filers have two choices when filling out their yearly returns: They can take the standard deduction as dictated by the IRS, or they can itemize their deductions in an attempt to eke out... Read more

  • Monday....

    1/6/2020 5:53:01 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Busy day...currently STILL at work because of year end processing...this will be a multi-day process (I work for the city) so today is day 1...I am hoping that we don't be here too late... I would like to exercise but everything has been so hectic...I want to get past this so I can relax and en... Read more

  • I'm Bad

    1/5/2020 10:46:12 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    I posted this blog in 2011 and it was such a blessing to my spark family and I wanted to bring those blessing again to new spark family members. While shopping at a local mall, I spotted a man with an acronym on his shirt that had B.A.D. Me, being the person that I am (curious), stopped the man... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/4/2020 10:56:42 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Busy but productive day...now, it is time to relax!!! Hope you had a great day.. TTYL... Read more

  • The Moment You Realize Your Vacation is Over

    1/4/2020 10:28:01 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    This is what happens when you realize that your vacation is over and you have to return to work.... Read more

  • Friday....

    1/3/2020 11:31:49 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope you had a great day... Goodnight... TTYL... Read more

  • Wings for dreams

    1/2/2020 4:25:43 AM, by 2020GOALSSHERO

    Give wings to your dreams and watch them fly!!!... Read more

  • New Year 2020

    1/1/2020 10:47:36 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Self Care Wednesday... Today, I intentionally rested and didn't leave my house...stayed in my lounging clothes and watched the Twilight Zone marathon... But it's back to the grind tomorrow!! Have a blessed 2020...TTYL... Read more

  • New beginnings

    1/1/2020 2:43:42 PM, by 2020GOALSSHERO

    My newest begining...1/1/2020... Read more

  • Need to find balance in my life

    1/1/2020 8:12:09 AM, by ANDROMEDA1967

    I am. Starting the year 16 lbs heavier than I was last year. 2019 totally sucked in terms of personal care. I let my job take over my life to rhe point that I was not even exercising regularly as I had been. I would start a routine and start out strong on monday and then peeter out by the end of the... Read more

  • Mediterranean Diet

    12/31/2019 9:14:20 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    Is there anyone on the site doing or have done the Mediterranean Diet. If so, I would like to hear what your opinion is about the diet. I have been doing some research and it is something I want to try, but will probably need some inspiration. Looking for Mediterranean Diet friends. ... Read more

  • New Year's Eve

    12/31/2019 1:51:52 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    I guess nothing and no one wants to work today...system has been really slow today, making things drag out but it's lunch time now...about to enjoy this Lean Cuisine Pizza and a little salad... Hopefully the afternoon won't drag...I need to run by the store to get dinner for tomorrow...I got a ... Read more

  • Going Gray Gracefully: Why I Stopped Coloring My Hair

    12/30/2019 6:20:16 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    I first started coloring my hair because I really didn’t like my natural hair color. I went from dark auburn to mahogany brown and they were very pretty colors. But each time the color started growing out, gray was growing in. During that time my hair was probably 30% grey and since I was colorin... Read more

  • 2020 Resolutions

    12/30/2019 12:36:19 PM, by KATRINAPLUS_TX

    Sooooo my 2019 New Year Resolutions were a flop... Therefore I've decided to keep the same resolutions from 2019 in 2020 as well!... Read more

  • Monday....

    12/30/2019 9:59:41 AM, by SPARKLE1908

    Back at work...traffic was very light and I hope it's light going home...looking forward to being off on Wednesday...my plan is to workout that morning and do nothing the rest of the day...LOL Next week will be the start of my "busy" time at work...with year end, ACA reports, government reports... Read more

  • Sunday...

    12/29/2019 7:27:19 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Semi busy day....laundry, met friend for lunch...came home and did my hair...now relaxing watching the ID Channel and getting ready for work tomorrow....gonna be hard getting up and going after 5 days off... Hope you had a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • Last Saturday of this decade!!!

    12/28/2019 10:49:23 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    And I spent it being totally lazy 334 It was raining all day so I took full advantage of laying around doing nothing...now I am up and about to do laundry...oh well... Hope you had a great day... TTYL... Read more

  • Take Time

    12/28/2019 6:42:01 AM, by LOSINGTHEOLDME

    I love this picture of my niece taken at a family barbeque. She didn't know I took the pic, and she just looked so peaceful and relaxed. This pic just reminds me to slow down, relax, take in the view and take time for myself.❤... Read more

  • SparkArticle: Hacks to Boost My Memory

    12/27/2019 10:39:29 PM, by KATRINAPLUS_TX

    Hacks to Boost My Memory - https://www.sparkpeople.com/my
    spark/mysparkstart.asp I Just finished reading this article and wanted to highlight a few thing that I needed to practice doing more often! Highlights 256 Repeat, repeat, repeat. Whether it’s a name, phone number or series... Read more

  • Friday!!!

    12/27/2019 10:22:41 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Busy day...hope you had a good one...time for bed!! TTYL... Read more

  • Thursday...

    12/26/2019 5:32:26 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Day after Christmas...off work and relaxing!!! I did go pick up some groceries (thank you online ordering) and that was about it...I needed this day to recharge...tomorrow I will do some chores and take naps...LOL Hope you had a great day. TTYL... Read more

  • Merry Christmas!

    12/25/2019 11:05:54 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope your day was blessed... TTYL... Read more

  • Christmas Eve....

    12/24/2019 5:11:29 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope you have a great day...I am at work but leaving soon...been pretty busy, surprisingly...but I guess that is what happens when you work for the city.... TTYL Enjoy your Christmas Eve! 446 445 460 447 444... Read more

  • Thanks @Krisua

    12/24/2019 2:07:14 PM, by KATRINAPLUS_TX

    Great post this morning @KrisUa... Read more