Dreams To Do

Wise Words Wednesday

“All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.” -T.E. Lawrence

I love famous quotes (maybe because I’m not clever enough to come up with anything myself), so I have decided to dig one up each week for inspiration.

Oh TV, How I Love Thee

Wanna know something really sad? When people ask me what my favorite thing to do is, or what my hobbies are, the first thing that pops into my head is “watch TV.” I don’t really like this about myself. Why can’t it be yoga, or photography, or sewing. Nope. Sitting on my lazy ass, watching TV. I love it. Now, let me just say that since I have become a momma, my TV consumption has decreased A LOT. I’m lucky if I get a good hour in after Leila goes to sleep. The rest of the time I am either working, playing with her, or cleaning.

Soooooooooooooo, I’ve come to the conclusion that if I really want to accomplish anything on my little to-do list I must cut back on TV. Bye-bye reality TV (last night’s premiere of The Bachelor is waiting for me on my DVR right now). Or, I can still watch TV and start staying up later. Either way, I don’t think I’m going to stop watching my favorite shows, they’ll just have to pile up on the good ole DVR because I’m going to try to cut back. Maybe I’ll even schedule my TV time. Is that super dorky?

Starting tonight I will watch less. I’m going to work on this little blog instead! And upload some photos off the camera! Yay for me!

On another, much more important note, check out this little diva I had to deal with at dinner tonight. Can you say picky eater?

Dream #1: Start a Blog

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! A new year, a new start. That’s what I’ve decided anyway. And what could be more inspirational than seeing this on the first day of the year:

Or, this:

My beautiful daugher, Leila Jade, enjoying the snow on a sunny day followed by an amazing winter sunset. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Life is good! But, (yes there is a but) couldn’t it still be even better? Sure, I am a full-time working mom with a busy toddler who keeps me occupied the rest of the time, but I still want more for myself. Who says working moms can’t still have dreams? So, I’ve decided to start this blog as Dream To Do #1. I’m hoping it will become a diary of sorts for me and my daughter and help me stay on track in getting my “dreams” done! And, of course I want to join the ranks of all you great Mommy bloggers out there!

Let the journey begin!

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