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Vision Goals Action

As 2022 rolled into sight, I had a Vision in my mind of where I wanted to be by the end of the year. I began to break that down into 3 month increments of goals so that I could try to stay on track with items that I want to accomplish. This past year was all over the place as I took on new things and tried to figure out whether it was what I really wanted for myself.

I use a large “Happy Planner” because it is what works for me in planning out my everyday life as I call it, our joint business adventure and my business. At the beginning of each month the Planner has a page that has 3 sections: Notes & Ideas, Focus On, and Note to Self. I use the Notes & Ideas section to write my Goals for the month. Under the Focus on section I write the Actions that will help me to accomplish those Goals. And, under the Note to Self section, I am learning to write something positive to myself as I have often been my worst critic!

My Vision this year for my own business was to be true to myself and to my mission and to have Goals and Action steps that will move it in that direction. And in doing that, I knew I had to do things differently. I have been reading, watching Masterclasses, listening to a variety of Podcasts, and stepping outside of my comfort zone. The last one being the most important πŸ™‚

My Goal with my Blogs is to give you a glimpse of the person behind the business and the products that are created from the heart and made with love.

Hearts & Love πŸ™‚

Blank Pages

It all starts with a blank slate~ the year, the month, the week, the day. It could be a new focus, a project, or a promise to yourself. Whatever it is, it starts with a blank slate handing you the opportunity to write your own chapter, your own story.

Perhaps you can only focus on a day or perhaps you want to sketch out a whole year and fill in the blanks as you go along. It’s YOUR story~ write it as you want! That is the beauty of it😊

Sure, others may judge you and some may even shame you into thinking your idea is not so cool but hey, if you never dream and you never try, you will never know.

So, go ahead, write your next chapter or two and see where it takes you.

Hearts & Love

Valentine’s Day Collections πŸ’•

Happy Heart Day collection πŸ’•
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Love You Beary Much collection πŸ’—
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Start Where You Are

“Whatever thing seems too intimidating, whatever new skill seems too far off to develop, whatever project has been hanging over your head forever: start where you are”

” Savor Living Abundantly Where You Are, As You Are” by Shauna Niequest

As I came across this devotion in Savor, it reminded me of where I began the year last year and how far I had come because I started where I was. I believed in myself even when no one else did. It wasn’t easy by any means however, I gained confidence along the way because it’s hard work. I realized that those that don’t believe in my ability to be successful can have their opinion yet, that does not define my success~ and that is a powerful piece of thinking:) I am learning to let go~ both physically and mentally. I have been cleaning, clearing, re-organizing, donating and plain throwing away! I am making room for new experiences, new people, and new adventures because who knows what this year may have in store for us πŸ™‚Β 

Where will YOU start?!

Thank you for supporting me as I begin this new opportunity in helping others find the perfect card or gift giving experience~ you will never know how much it warms the heart!

Hearts &Love

A New Season

As 2020 comes to a close, a new Season embarks upon us bringing a whole new palette to paint with and ways to further our dreams. When looking for 2021 planners I came across this quote on the front of one ~ ” Live Simply, Love Generously, Care Deeply, Speak Kindly” , Ronald Reagan.

I didn’t buy the planner because the inside didn’t fit my needs however, the quote was one to keep and remember. I have a “Vision Board” and right smack in the middle of this girls’ goals are the words “Live Simply”. It’s much easier said than done. I’m learning, slowly, how to let go of many, many things, ideals, and “what if’s” that held me back for years. I took a dream and worked to turn it into a reality and Simply With Love was created. I know there are roadblocks ahead yet, I’ve realized there are always forks in the road that can lead to places you’ve never dreamed of πŸ™‚

If we learned anything from 2020, it’s to live as if your life depended on it and that there may not be a tomorrow, so do something today and don’t worry about what the critics think. Dream your dream, take a chance on it~ it’s never a failure if you make a go of it, it’s only a failure when you never try at all.

My wish for you in this new Season is that you will join me in doing what Ronald Reagan said ~

Hearts & Love~