Can be crossed off the list. This one was hard for me, and honestly, I didn't do it very often over the past twelve months.
I've always wanted to be one of those people who gets up early to read the newspaper and sip a cup of coffee and enjoy a little relaxation before the craziness of the day sets in - but I am a night owl - and staying up until midnight does not make early mornings easy.
I suppose I just need to choose one or the other - and mornings with all of their peaceful quiet and comfy couches and warm lamplight do have a lot going for them. Below are some pictures of what morning looks like in my house.