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Entries from February 2008

Example of Jen Eating an Elephant

February 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Here is an example of how I plan to eat an elephant with one of my goals. Add clients to consulting business.  My goal is to add 5 new clients this year.  Here are the things I will need to do to achieve this goal. Brainstorm a list of at least 30 potential clients. Research […]

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Tags: Goals

How to Eat an Elephant

February 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment

How do you eat an elephant?  One bite at a time, right?  How do you achieve a goal?  One step at a time. You have already developed your personal mission statement; created a wish list of everything you want to be, do, and have; and decided which wishes are going to be your goals.  Now […]

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Tags: Goals · Works for Me Wendesday

Menu Plan Monday

February 11th, 2008 · No Comments

 Happy Valentine’s Day!  Are you cooking anything special this week to celebrate Valentine’s Day? I plan to make Heart Shaped Vanilla Bean Cupcakes and Sour Cream Sugar Cookies with GigglyGirl and BusyBoy.  Monday: Breakfast for Dinner:  French Toast Tuesday:  Chicken Pot Pie Wednesday:  Spaghetti, Garlic Bread, Salad Thursday: Valentine’s Day!! Yippe!!  Chicken in Cream Sauce, Potato Casserole Supreme, […]

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Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

February 11th, 2008 · 7 Comments

Cupcake Ingredients 1 vanilla bean 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups plus 3 tablespoons sugar 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons sugar 3 1/2 cups pastry flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 3/4 cups water, room temperature, divided 6 large egg whites Cupcake Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin/cupcake […]

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Sour Cream Sugar Cookies & Frosting

February 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Cookie Ingredients 1 cup white sugar 1 cup butter, softened 3 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg yolk 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour Cookie Directions In a large bowl, combine the sugar, butter, cream cheese, salt, almond, and vanilla extracts, and egg yolk. Beat […]

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Tags: Recipes