Archive for the ‘SHEva Amy’ Category

Sunday May 30, 2010 14:43

Join a Dating Site Today

By Amy Plouf I am all about joining a dating site. I did this when I was single. While it was not how I met Jabie, it was a way to meet guys without having to hang out at bars. Just be careful what you wish for. Dating sites are ideal for limiting the pool [...]

Saturday May 29, 2010 07:44

Win a Flip Cam

by Amy Plouf Always Appropriate to Bring a Gift to a Party As you know, Jabie and I are going to LA for a series of charity events involving Days of our Lives Actors. We will be attending 2 parties, a breakfast, autograph session and brunch.  I want to bring a respectable donation to the [...]

by Amy Plouf Here is your assignment for today: go do something with the sole purpose of bringing you JOY! Forget your to-do list for 1 hour and do something enjoyable.  I want you to have a smiling answer when someone asks you about your weekend on Monday. You get extra points if you spend [...]

by Amy Plouf We struggle a lot with behavior around here . My husband and I are kind, nurturing parents who adore our children. We were raised by kind, nurturing parents who continue to adore us. When asked recently, both of our fathers reported that we were easy children to the best of their recollections. [...]

by Amy Plouf My hairstylist is a gifted woman. I have gone to her on and off since 1998. The off being when she worked in a really fancy salon. I get a little uncomfortable at those places that offer you wine and you have no idea who to tip. Anyhow, I always leave there [...]

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 [...]

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 14, 2010 10:04

Our First Butterfly of the Season

by Amy Plouf Paloma and I were on our way to the local library for story time this morning. As I started to pull out of our carport, I discovered a newly hatched butterfly. I quickly snapped some pictures with my iphone and sent them to Jabie and Mom.  Paloma was particularly happy that the [...]

Monday May 10, 2010 10:41

Body and Soul Challenge Part 2

by Amy Plouf OK, I have hit the RESET button again! Today I am making another go at Whole Living magazine’s Body and Soul Challenge. Here are the foods I am to be eating and avoiding: Yes: whole grains, seasonal fruits and veggies, fish, chicken and water No: sugar, dairy, fried, caffeine, alcohol, processed food [...]