Saturday, January 9, 2021

Free Kindle Books for Today 1/9/21 and The Things I've Stopped Doing This Past Year!

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The things I've stopped doing this past year:

Making goals- Oh I'm hopeful that I will accomplish things, I'm just not worried about it this year.  My focus is on staying alive (I tend to exaggerate ..I know). 

Making a menu-yep, I just love to fly by the seat of my pants, at least for now.  About once a week if you live here, your lucky to get anything but soup and sandwiches for dinner and your lucky to get that...

No Spend January- Every year, No Spend January, was a big thing.  There were rules like no estate sales, grocery bill is low, and no needless spending, etc.  Well, now I want to keep my pantry full and I think I've become a hermit. Oh, how times have changed.

Trying to read as many books as I can.  Books are a great learning resource and so entertaining but this year it's been hard to set my mind to it. Oh, I set my goal on Goodreads but it's doubtful, let me tell you, real doubtful that the goal will ever happen.

The thing is, when this is over, I know I'll get right back in my normal groove of doing these things.  You know what?  I can't wait!  




Corner Booth (The Rockland Chronicles)






In the Secret Place of Thunder 


Savory Pies: A Cookbook with Some Not So Sweet Ingredients!




Around the World in 30 Meals: Well-Loved Recipes All Over the World 



Buttercream Frosting: 50 Best Buttercream Frosting Recipes For Cake Decorating (Baking Secret) 




100 More Easy Recipes in Jars 



Hole in the Wall: (humorous adventure for kids 9-12)



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11 comments:

  1. Oh I want to get back to a normal and sane world.
    I haven't made any goals this year, but we will survive.

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  2. I stopped setting goals when my son graduated from high school. I pushed hard all those years raising him....after that I was done.

    But I did decide to make some habit trackers in a journal this year. I didn't set a goal really.I just made trackers for some health related things & in Feb I'll see if I can do at least as well...that is a goal of sorts I guess?!

    I'm writing my weight down every morning, then tracking daily stretching & planks & random walks & bike time. I need to build some strength. I just have struggled so much since my hysterectomy three years ago now.

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    1. I need to be like you and get with it. We are all done celebrating holidays and birthdays so it's time for me to stop eating badly.
      I had the same about 10 years ago. I could hardly take a walk down the street before and had to build up strength in my legs after. I know though it was very necessary.

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  3. Had to get that frosting book for, you know....I've been home too long and need to eat cake!

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    1. I got that book too Kana...I'm halfway need cake and halfway want to be like Jenny. I need to get with it I guess!

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  4. I have only been out a handful of times except to the DR and hospital. Being so isolated can also be hard on your health. Love my hubby but right about now I could talk to almost anyone. LOL good thing I never see our mail lady.

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    1. I've seen men say on the post man in our neighborhood out by the box. Of? Course standing 6 ft away...poor man LOL!

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  5. I agree with skipping "No-Spend January." I know many of the members of The Tightwad Gazette Fan Club" group on Facebook do that, but I am replenishing things as I use them--or at least putting them on my grocery list and ordering them. I've decided to do this even if I still have a couple more packages of whatever it is. Like I have several cans of corn, but as soon as I use one, I still buy another. Because I'm ordering groceries from Walmart, there are no sales to wait for--as I've always done.

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    1. Heavy hard what I've been doing that too. Use and replenish as they come on sale making sure to rotate.


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  6. That savory pie cookbook is right up my alley. I like savory more than sweet.

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