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Slices of 2012

New year, new Smart goals! But first, it’s time to slice 2012. I did really well on some goals – not so much on others.Minnie at evo 2012

4 – Conferences attended this year – ANWA, evo ’12, Bloggy Boot Camp Vegas, and Time Out for Women. I’d love to go to that many or more this year!

11 – Pounds lost! That’s one more pound than my goal. (It would have been a couple of more, but Christmas got the better of me).

13 – Recipes added to our Real Food for Real People blog.

17 – Trips to the temple.

47 – Books read. I finished Jason F. Wright’s 13th Day of Christmas with a few hours to spare. My goal was 32 books. Smoked that one!2012 states

50 – States visited the blog. Top five are Arizona, Utah, California, Texas and Florida.

67 – Scrapbook layouts completed. I was hoping to finish scrapbooking 2011 but I only got about half way.

68 – Names researched on PAF (Personal Ancestral File). I exceeded my goal of 50!

73 – Articles written for Arizona Mama and The Homemaking Cottage.

94 – Countries visited Easy as PIE.

190 – Blog posts.2012 winnings

216 – New names added to PAF.

$450 – Value of prizes won – a Kaboo bag and Christian Dior make up. The downside is now I have a weakness for $70 foundation and $25 mascara!

10435 – Page views

Top Five Posts of 2012

  1. Book Theme Party Decorations
  2. Family Home Evening: Joseph Smith’s First Vision Revisited
  3. Raingutter Regatta
  4. Sweet Shop and Nerf Top Shot Invitations
  5. Thanksgiving Pack Meeting

What did you accomplish last year? Did you meet your goals?


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Slices of December

Happy New Year! As you can guess by the 11 days since my last post, there’s been a lot of Christmas going on around here. I’m looking forward to getting back into a routine – and posting regularly again! What better way to get started than by slicing December.December toffee

1 – Pound gained. How can English Toffee taste so good and be so evil?

4 – Articles written, including our Christmas Jars Reunion Family Book Club.

7 – Books read. I love Christmas stories!December card

9Projects completed. I think all I accomplished was Christmas! I still did better than last month.

20 – Christmas cards received.

38 – Countries visited Easy As PIE.

48 – Rolls baked. We liked them so much at Thanksgiving, we were ready to eat make them again.

50 – States visited the blog. The top five were Florida, California, Texas, Arizona and Utah!

1198 – Page views this month.

2693 – Words added to my book.

December top five posts:

Book Theme Party Decorations

Family Home Evening: Joseph Smith’s First Vision Revisited

Family Home Evening: Joseph Smith’s First Vision

Pinewood Derby

Sweet Shop and Nerf Top Shot Invitations


Share your December successes!

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