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I had a lot of fun discussions about entrepreneurship and achieving a good work/life balance and today’s Idle Hands show. I consider myself extremely fortunate to have two jobs I enjoy that fit into my family life and allow me to be at home with my kids at this stage of their lives, and wish that this was possible for everyone.

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I’m going to share a secret with you:  I really don’t like the way my voice sounds in recordings.

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I don’t do resolutions anymore — too often, they’d be left undone and become a list of guilt for things I’d wanted to accomplish, but never did. A few years ago, I wrote up a short list that I reaffirm every year — Resolve — and I recommit to it again this year. I didn’t do it all perfectly — my aim to be creative every day slid a bit, unless you count roasting coffee as being “Creative” — but I more or less stayed on track and overall am happy with how 2011 unfolded.

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Happy Boxing Day! Today is the day we have our big holiday meal, and I’m starting my day with a chocolate eggnog steamer, served in my new abi lyon wicke mug — a gift from my husband.

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