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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, my friends!  Can you believe it's now 2019?!  I seriously can't.  Not to mention, it's going to probably be March when I'm finally used to writing "2019" on everything.  Sheseh!

I'm sitting here, writing this post, my hair is in the messiest bun I think it's ever seen, I'm working on my second cup of coffee, and my kiddos are watching a movie with their daddy.  It's heaven.  Well, at least heaven on Earth.  And I realize that motherhood is truly one of the greatest adventures I've taken.  Yeah, the days are long, but the years are short---super short---and I have literally blinked and the kids are already three and four!  How!?  And that got me to thinking...

Now, some people have "resolutions".  Some people have "goals".  Some people choose to work on their "bucket list".  Some choose to do nothing at all!  I've been in one of those groups at least once in my lifetime.  But this year, I'm choosing to make a theme for the year.

The Year of Adventure!



I encourage you to adopt this theme in your life with me!  Your resolutions, goals, Bucket List, or even your nothing at all can all fit in with this theme!  Whether you want to travel more and plan an epic trip around the world (I'm jealous, take me with you, please!) or you just want to start a new book, I feel like either can be an adventure!

Each choice we make, each day we live, we can choose to just take it for what it's worth or we can be excited about the opportunities they present us with!  We can pump ourselves up for the adventure that these opportunities bring!

I'm embarking on many new adventures this year---a new business opportunity, new business direction, new stages of life (this fall, both my kiddos will be in pre-school!  Lord, help me!), among many other unknown, mystery adventures that are yet to be revealed to me in the coming months!  I do pray that I can embrace these adventures as an adventure; not as a burden or a tragedy (I can be a little dramatic, so sometimes when the cat throws up and the kids run through it all over the house, it's tragic...).

I'd love to hear what your adventures are and how I can help you achieve or encourage you!!  Do you want to make a career change, too?  Do you want to start a family or add to your family?  Do you want to take an awesome trip somewhere fabulous?  Or do you want to learn how to just take some moments during the crazy year to decompress for some you time?  Whatever you decide to do this year, whatever way you look at the New Year, I hope you embrace #YearOfAdventure with me and share what your adventures look like with me and the rest of the Sparkle & Fizz Community!


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