Archive for May, 2010

by Jodi McLean I have my moments when I feel overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, much less prioritize, in order to gain some sense of control.  Of course I do.  I just try to put my best face forward for you.  What do you do to push your “reset button?”  I like to make [...]

Sunday May 23, 2010 10:58

Become a FlyBaby Today!

by Amy Plouf One of our SHEvas, Angela, recently turned me on to a website I adore flylady.net . Seriously, you have GOT to check this out. Unless you were born perfect at keeping house. FlyLady has a term for you people. I recently completed the FlyLady’s 31 Beginner Babysteps. These are steps you can [...]

Saturday May 22, 2010 09:37

Wear Your Sunscreen

by Amy Plouf  I ran my monthly 5K this morning. In my pursuit of a Boston qualifying marathon time, I am attempting to better my 5K PR (personal record) each month until it is 23:11. This is what the McMillan calculator says is what I should be able to run a 5K in if [...]

Saturday May 22, 2010 08:26

GIGONOMICS: The Dark Side of Gigging

by Jodi McLean Thinking of leaving your full-time job to become a Gigger, like me?  (Click here for my first post on my SHE Gigonomics series.)  It might sound fun and venturesome, but here are a few things to consider and to be aware of.  I am learning the fine-print as I go, so I [...]

by Amy Plouf My copy of Whole Living Body + Soul arrived today. Soon to be renamed Whole Living body + soul in balance. Have I mentioned how much I love that magazine? After I rip out all the things I want to try, there isn’t much left! So today’s interesting article is on clicking [...]

Friday May 21, 2010 05:56

Female Dating Perspectives

by Jodi McLean I attended a lovely Ladies Lunch with Mom and her friends this week.  Mom is involved in several community groups.  This was a luncheon with a fashion show, featuring “Mother of the Bride” dresses.  Naturally, it came up that I am a single daughter, and the news spread rapidly throughout the room. Our table [...]

Tuesday May 18, 2010 20:20

Quote of the Day

Thanks to SHEva Amy P. for this gem.  It made my day and set my head straight again. You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need. -Jerry Gillies

Tuesday May 18, 2010 16:21

Dawn Saves Wildlife – You Can Help!

by Jodi McLean Another thing you can do to help – from SHEva Trish.  I’m going to buy & donate some Dawn detergent to the Seabird Sanctuary this week. If you buy/use Dawn dish detergent. Follow the instructions on the bottle to donate $1 to wildlife. www.dawnsaveswildlife.com They will donate up to $500,000 and are [...]

Tuesday May 18, 2010 13:23

Simple Clean-Up Answer to Oil Spill?

by Jodi McLean After posting my blog entry this morning, a couple of people forwarded this video.  Seems like a simple, green answer to clean up the aftermath - something worth exploring.  I hope the message gets to the right people.   Check it out. But they still need to get that monster leak fixed!!   Seriously - FIX [...]

Tuesday May 18, 2010 09:23

Oil Spill – FIX IT!

by Jodi McLean I have had it with this oil spill!  I posted yesterday on my personal facebook page that I find it unforgiveable that the oil companies have NO “worse case scenario” plan.   They had to know that this could happen someday and to have no idea what to do at this point is [...]