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And we're off....to a great start!

It's so strange to have no snow on New Years Day.  In fact, not only do we have zero of the fluffy white stuff but it was 50 degrees here today and that made for a perfect family day outside!  Getting our "winterizing" chores completed, riding bikes, taking down Christmas lights off the house and just plain old soaking up the Winter sun. 


(This is what our yard looked like last year at this time..)


I have three exciting things happening this week...one of which happened an hour ago - I finally switched over to my own domain!  www.thejoysofhomeeducating.com (my button is back on the sidebar also - up for the grabbing)....tomorrow I start back up on Weight Watchers, which worked great for me for 6 months last year until I thought I "could do it on my own" and quit the on-line program (big mistake) and we start back up in school on Tuesday after being off for 10 days!  I am looking forward to introducing the children to The Little Passports geography program and teaching Molly how to tell time!

I am also soooo excited that in 39 days, my "sista from anotha mista" and fellow blogger, LaDonna will be flying from her home in Texas to visit me for a girls weekend in NYC!  (along with another close friend of mine).

(LaDonna and her beautiful family)

I am sooo looking forward to see what the Lord has in-store for myself and my family in 2012 - almost can't control my energy!

Blessings to your 1st week of an entire new year!


Comments

Rebecca said…
Yeah for moving forward with your own domain, refocusing on your goal and spending time with friends!!! So happy for you!
La Donna said…
I am sooooo excited about seeing you- and your beautiful family. I was just starting to write a post about getting to see you!!! We truly are sista's from another mista. HAHAHAHA!!!!

Good for you for doing your own domain. God's got so many wonderful things in store for you this year in your blog. Can't wait to see what happens!!
sounds like fun!! have a great time and give that La Donna a huge hug from me too!
Tracy said…
Congrats on your own domain! And Happy New Year! That's great you get to see your friend soon! We are enjoying mild weather here in NC too! :)
Tracy said…
PS: About to grab your button now and add it to my button scroll bar on the left side of my blog margin :)
Lindsay said…
oo yay have fun in NYC! We started school today since I have to go into the office tomorrow (usually I go in on Mondays). Can't wait to see what the Lord has in store as well!!
Lisa said…
I'm so excited for you! And I'm on the WW journey with you! Started (again) on Jan. 1. I am doing it on my own, but I'm on Spark People logging everything to keep myself accountable.

Congrats on your own domain!
Carrie Roer said…
Sounds like a great start to the year! I'm with you on the no-snow seeming strange... I'm in Michigan and we've just had a couple of dustings so far this year. This time last year we'd already had a few days off school for snow! Thanks for linking up to NOBH!

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