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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

January Currently

I can't believe it's January already. The school year is half over. I am linking up for my favorite linky ever!!! It's Farley's Currently. So here you go.


I am listening to the Florida State Seminoles go into halftime with a slight lead of 14-3. Was hoping it would be bigger so I could go to bed. 

I had the best shopping spree ever a few days ago. I went to Maurices and racked up. I received an email saying clearance was 75% off, so I thought I would check it out since I had gotten a $25 gift card from my mom for Christmas. Well while I was going through the purse finding the gift card I also found a coupon for 15% off total purchase clearance included. I was very excited. So in I go knowing anything I found on clearance was 90% off! I tried on a ton of clothes, I finally decided on 5 dressy shirts, one blazer, a pair of black dressy capri's, a red skirt that I would typically not even think about getting but for less than $5, why not give it a try. So I go to checkout and what do I find in my purse......a $10 off coupon from where I have used my Maurice's Take Ten card. So 90% off and $10 off, and my $25 gift card, I only shelled out $1.75. I was an extremely happy girl!

I go back to school tomorrow, and am very excited to see my 19 kiddos. I love spending time off with my girls, but I am not a stay at home mommy for a reason. It drives me crazy, not having a schedule.

I do not make new year's resolution's due to the fact I have never been successful at them. I do attempt to make goals for myself and have a better chance doing them longer than resolutions. So this year I want to be more organized: at home, at school, my calendar, you name it. I want organization. We will see how well that comes.

I am needing SNOW. I know some of you have already had a ton, but my entire break was rainy, dreary, and cold, but not cold enough! Last year, I think we only used about 3 of our snow days at school. I would love to use around 10. No more though, as we have a couple days without kids towards the end of the year, and I don't want more than we have, since that resulted in Saturday School two years ago. So I need snow also so my girls can play in it. We didn't get to last year because of sickness. 

OLW: LISTEN I want to be a better listener to my girls, to my hubby (who swears I never listen to him, and is mostly right), to my kids at school so I can learn more about them, to my friends cause I don't have that many and I need to be a better friend, so I feel listening will get me there faster, to nature. I want to take more hikes and bike rides with the family this year and I want to hear my surroundings. I am lucky enough to live just outside the Great Smokey Mountains, and I want to teach my girls to listen to nature, because we never know how much longer we will have it. 

I have thoroughly enjoyed this month's Currently like I do every month, but it being January it puts certain topics into perspective. Thanks Farley!

Now it's your turn... What are you Currently up to?

4 comments:

Diane Hubacz

Hello Heather!

I found you through our Currently posts! I'm watching the game, too! I hope your team wins! That was some awesome shopping you did! You really scored with the sales! That feels so good. Goodluck at school tomorrow. You know those babies will be tired. We go back on the 7th, but I have lots to do around the house. Wishing you all the best in the new year!

Diane
Teaching With Moxie

Little Miss Primary

Hi Heather!

I just found you through Farley's Currently--and I LOVE your one little word. What a great way to show other people that you care about them!

I'm excited to be your newest follower! :)

Erin
Little Miss Primary

1st Grade Rocks

I still have a hard time wrapping my mind around your 5:00 A.M.!! AHHHH!!!!!!

Heather's Heart

I am glad you had a good shopping trip! I love sales and getting a great deal. =)

I hope you get your snow. We don't get much here in East Texas. I am a wimp when it comes to cold weather!!!

I hope you are enjoying your time back at school. I bet your kiddos missed you TONS!

Blessings to you,

Heather
Heather's Heart

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