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Decisions Can Be Hard Sometimes

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Feb 15, 2021 2:57:26 PM

To pee or not to pee, that is the question.

 

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R.I.P. Credit Card Funeral

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Feb 3, 2021 1:32:01 PM

How would you like to attend a funeral for the death of your credit cards? That was my goal in 2002, when I faced $26,000 in credit card debt. I’d fallen victim to the lure of fake ownership and the do-it-now-pay-later trap! I’d been having real financial difficulty because my sister was ill and I falsely looked at my credit cards as income, hoping she’d get better and we’d be back in business! I wrote all about it in "The GOOD Book: Get Out Of Debt."

It was during that time that I got real familiar with the “voice” behind my spending behavior. If you are suffering from credit card debt, ask yourself this question: "How old have I been acting to be in the predicament I'm in? My answer to that question was, "nine years old!"

Please Attend an Official Credit Card Funeral

I actually had a funeral for my credit cards because I mourned their death and I wanted closure. They’d become friends that payed me when I didn’t have the money to get what I wanted. Flylady attended, joined by her husband, Robert, who is a real judge and who officiated. So not only did I get the funeral, it was official! And there’s more!

My husband videotaped it! I decided at the time, I should open the funeral up to other mourners and allow them to officially bury their credit cards and the rest is not only entertaining and enlightening it’s history! Don't miss this video.

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Topics: On Being Organized / Disorganized

ADHD It's a GOOD Thing

Posted by Pam Young

Jan 30, 2021 9:45:00 AM

 

I've been following this adorable couple on Youtube, with their crazy songs about COVID. My stepson Eric connected me with them, when I was telling him about how all the Hallmark Christmas movies have to have, snow, and a snowman contest and a snowball fight, a big city, a quaint town in New England, ice skating, lots of laughter that's too loud, a rich man and a sad, but adorable woman. That's when Eric told me about the Holdernesses and their song about the Hallmark Christmas movies! I was hooked.

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It Took Us 21 Days to Establish This Habit

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Jan 29, 2021 6:30:00 AM

 

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Wiener Schnitzel on the Road

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Jan 28, 2021 2:06:08 PM

 

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Mushroom & Onion Side Dish

Posted by Pam Young

Jan 24, 2021 7:00:00 AM

"Mmmm.... what's cooking?" That's the question you're bound to hear as this simple dish simmers on the stove sending a savory smell that truly excites the senses. One bite of these sautéed onions and mushrooms and you'll forget you ever craved those carb laden side dishes of the past.

Recipe:  

Mushroom and Onion Side Dish

4 large mushrooms sliced thinly

2 cups thinly sliced onion

2 tbsp coconut oil

1/2 tsp. Lawry’s Seasoned Salt

3/4 cup parmesan cheese grated

One quarter cup almond flour

Melt coconut oil in large frying pan on medium high. Fry mushrooms and onions until they begin to brown. Add cheese and almond flour and seasoning. Keep cooking until the contents are a delicious brown. Serves four.

Hope you enjoy the video!

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Topics: Cooking Videos, Recipes

Housekeeping in Zones

Posted by Pam Young

Jan 23, 2021 2:39:35 PM

 

 

In this video, I explain how the zones work to help you stay on track with housecleaning.

Created by the "Sidetracked Home Executives," the zones help you focus on one room at a time. Flylady's Flight Plan is the SHE Zone plan. We gave Flylady permission to use it to help you be organized in your home and if you get her Flight Plan but are still confused about how it works, this short video will help.  

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Delicious Low-Carb Burrito

Posted by Pam Young

Jan 22, 2021 6:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Cooking Videos, Recipes

Video Explaining what a SHE is

Posted by Pam Young

Jan 21, 2021 8:26:52 PM

 

 

This video is brought to you by "Sidetracked Home Executives: from pigpen to paradise!" It explains why we call ourselves SHEs. 

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6 Steps to Change

Posted by Pam Young

Jan 20, 2021 1:27:01 PM

 

1. Face the problem in full light

2. Assess what you can do to solve it

3. Create a plan of action

4. Do at least one action every day according to the plan

5. Be patient and persistent

6. Know you’re not alone

 

1. FACE IT  

It’s never too late to change your life. When you don’t like something in your life you have to be able to illuminate the cause of the problem and what part you’ve taken to create it in the first place. If you can't see your part in the problem, and blame someone else for it, you have no control over the change. You can’t get anyone to do anything they don’t want to do.

One divorced woman wrote that she’d been married for 25 years and her husband had cheated on her more than once during the marriage and had ultimately left her for another woman. She said she hardly recognized her home or herself and she blamed him.

Then she realized, in spite of a cheating husband, she’d successfully raised two happy children and she needed to stop worrying about what her husband did and focus on what she was going to do.

She figured he probably felt he’d had a good excuse for the affairs because she’d gained a bunch of weight and was not attractive, she hadn’t had the energy or desire to be intimate with him because of her unhealthy body, the house had gotten out of control and she was a full time homemaker and felt guilty for her shortcomings.

It occurred to her if she were to get her act together, she’d get her life back, her body back and her home back. She didn’t mention anything about wanting to get her ex back. It took her a little over a year to reach her goal and she was looking forward to flaunting her new self (in a size eight, mother-of-the-bride suit) at their daughter’s wedding.

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Topics: succeed

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