• 2019 Words of the Year

    A “word of the year” is a particular word that has meaning to you for the coming year. Some people choose something that they want to work on, like “faith” or “patience.” I’ve actually selected three words this year. I know, I’m an overachiever. These three words mean a lot to me, and are printed on the front of my planner for 2019 as a daily reminder. DREAM As a perfectionist at heart, allowing myself to actually dream is a challenge. To set goals without being absolutely certain that I can achieve them is not in my nature. I am blessed with an amazing husband who pushes me to believe…

  • You Get What You Get…

    “You get what you get and you don’t pitch a fit.” I don’t remember which teacher first said this to my kids, but it has served me well over the years as a parent. Complaining about what’s being served for dinner? “You get what you get…” Upset because it was a little sparse under the Christmas tree? “You get what you get…” That phrase gets said a LOT in this household. ? While this might be a great saying to help us teach our kids to be grateful for what they have, it doesn’t apply to business life. You don’t have to just accept what you’ve been given or where…

  • Personally Polished

    Life in the Stone household is about to get a little crazier. I have decided to become my own boss lady by becoming a Color Street Stylist! I’m sure you’re thinking, “What in the world is that? And why are you adding ONE MORE THING to your plate?!?!” I asked the same things!! Haha! Let’s start with the WHY! First, why not? When I looked at the numbers, there was little to no risk for me. It’s a product I like and that I’ll use, and the fee to join as a stylist was less than the retail value of the product received, so even if I never sell a…