It’s that time of year again! After all the celebrations have started to wind down, we like to break out the pens and notebooks and reflect on the past year. We think about what we liked and what we would change, what’s been on our to-do list for just a little too long, and what we want to focus on for the coming year. Whether your resolution list is lacking, or you would like to take on a challenge with quite a few of them, we have a few good ones to consider.
- Try a New Food
Everyone has a comfort zone and it’s not just for situations. Food also falls into a comfortable norm for many people. Have you ever felt like you’ve been eating the same ol’ thing, week after week? Sometimes it’s just easier or quicker to make the same things you already know and love, but it’s time to let your taste buds get some adventure. Try a different ethnic flavor or taste a dish you wouldn’t normally try. You may just find a new favorite.
- Take a Break from Groceries
Tired of making that trip to the store over and over? Short a few ingredients for tonight’s dinner? Take a break and treat yourself! Let someone else do the cooking for a change. It will give you the best of both worlds, time to relax and a delicious meal.
Time can get away from us sometimes. Use this resolution gather the family, catch up with an old friend, or to take out that special someone. A meal is an easy way to pull everyone in and gives plenty of chances to talk, laugh, and reconnect any sort of relationship.
- Be a Regular
When you want to make time for loved ones, but just get busy, it’s easy to forget to create plans. Find a restaurant and set a recurring date and time. You will not only see friends and loved ones regularly, but you will have a place to share and remember. It will be easy to keep track of and you’ll look forward to your time together.
- Do away with Technology
Many people are addicted to the phones they carry or the shows they watch. Shut off the TV, put away the phone, and go out for dinner. It will give you some time some time to interact with the folks on the other end of the text. Talk, catch up, and experience the company of others, unplugged.