Encouragement · In Life · Motivation · Motivational Monday · The Encouragement Corner

When the Setbacks Come

Ya’ll remember a few weeks ago when I was telling you all about my handy-dandy routine & how it would help me going through a couple of really hectic months? HA! Well…pardon me as I laugh at myself & my past, overly-optimistic self. Between crazy schedules, special events, & ending up rather sick…my little routine… Continue reading When the Setbacks Come

Encouragement · In Life · Motivation

The Power of Looking to Others, Pt 1

Looking to others can inspire. You can see qualities in those around you- qualities that you want to become yourself. You can look around & see people working hard, striving to become something great, accomplishing unimaginable things. Looking to others can move you to look inward & change yourself. It’s part of the word- inspiration…in…spirit…when… Continue reading The Power of Looking to Others, Pt 1

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

In Life · In the Bible · Religion · Thoughtful Thursday

Finding My North Star…In Christ

Over the past few days I’ve been thinking a lot about routines. Even yesterday I discussed new routines for the blog, but one major area in my life that I am working to improve is my time with God in the Bible and conversation with Him in prayer. I am in the process of reading… Continue reading Finding My North Star…In Christ

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