Encouragement · Financial Advice · Gratitude · In Life · In Love & Marriage · Wordy Wednesday

The Power of Looking to Others, Pt 2

As much as looking to others can lead to inspiration & motivation…it can also bring up just as much negativity….especially in today’s society when our culture is SOOOOOOO saturated in social media the best #instaphoto or cutest #selfie. If we’re not careful…looking to others in the wrong way can lead to more damage in life… Continue reading The Power of Looking to Others, Pt 2

Books · Encouragement · Financial Advice · In Life · In the Bible · Motivation · Organizing · Religion

Where I’ve Been in 2017

If you haven’t noticed…I’ve been somewhat absent in my writing through 2017. Honestly…with my full-time 4-day-on/4-day-off schedule this year has been a little journey for me…I have been finding it difficult to figure out a routine for myself. My days on & off shift by a day every week so it can sometimes be difficult to… Continue reading Where I’ve Been in 2017

Encouragement · Financial Advice · In Life · Motivation · Organizing

The 7-Day No _________ Challenge

I have a problem…I love TV. I love crime shows…you name the crime show, I probably have watched it or watch it regularly. I used to watch just about all of them on CBS but decided I had to cut back. Even after cutting back, I still had Netflix shows I watched & my regular… Continue reading The 7-Day No _________ Challenge

DIY · Financial Advice · In the Garden · Subsistence Saturday

5 Ways to Use Yard Waste to Improve and Beautify Your Garden

As you may have figured out from some of my previous posts, I LOVE to garden. I wouldn’t say that I am a professional, but I am all about learning and improving what I do. I have a mix of veggie and flower/herb gardens. As you also may know from posts such as my “Fun-Day Friday”… Continue reading 5 Ways to Use Yard Waste to Improve and Beautify Your Garden

DIY · Financial Advice · Fun-Day Friday · In Decor

Fun-Day Friday: The Art of Thrifting- Tips & Great Locations

If you’re looking for something fun and thrifty to do this weekend, hit up local yard sales, thrift stores, and flea markets. If you’re in the process of decorating your home or need some “new-to-you” clothes, there is nothing better than finding something you love for very inexpensive prices. Here are some of my own… Continue reading Fun-Day Friday: The Art of Thrifting- Tips & Great Locations

Financial Advice · In Life · In Love & Marriage · Organizing · Tip-ical Tuesday

Budgeting Basics (Part 1): Creating a Basic Budget

My husband and I have been married for almost 5 years now. We were basically babies when we first got married. I was still in college, David was just starting our ballroom dance business out, and we were both working part-time, minimum-wage jobs in-between everything else. We had very little “real-life” experience and we were… Continue reading Budgeting Basics (Part 1): Creating a Basic Budget

Financial Advice · Fun-Day Friday · In Life · In Memories

Fun-Day Friday: Enjoy Life at Your Local Farmers’ Market

If you’re looking for something absolutely fun & inexpensive to do, check out your local Farmers’ Market. Most states and most big cities have one. I’ve also noticed it’s becoming popular for smaller towns to have their own little “farmers’ markets.” Check out what there is around you. The most well-known Farmers’ Market here,  in… Continue reading Fun-Day Friday: Enjoy Life at Your Local Farmers’ Market