Truths About Family Travel that Will Help You Enjoy the Journey More

Family travel, like life in general, is a winding, twisting road. You don’t know where it’s going to take you or what you’ll learn along the way. Here are five things to remember so that you can enjoy the journey more.

couple by the heart shaped rock at nakalele blow hole

Travel is something that my husband and I cherish. Even before we were married, we spent three weeks traveling through France together.

Travel brings out your personality and quirks in ways that staying home cannot; it’s a great way to know you’re suited for one another.

While the years of babies, miscarriage, and debt kept us home, once becoming debt-free, family travel became a priority for us.

You know that motto, Go big or go home? Well, that’s how we roll. Continue Reading »

Why I’m Not Setting Goals This Year

Turn things upside down this year. Don’t set goals. Instead create systems that will help you have a better life!

ships in lahaina port, maui

Usually I’m all about setting goals at the new year. In fact, I relish the time to sit down with my planner and emblazon my goals in ink on the pages.

However, a lot of the things that I write as goals are really just dreams

So to power out on my “goals” sometimes seems silly because while you can wish for dreams to come true, you can’t really make them come to fruition. Continue Reading »

The Ultimate Planner Pack

We are on the edge of a new decade, so let’s get ready for it! Do you wish that you were better at time management? Or that you had working systems for getting things done? …That you were on time and on budget more often than not? I hear you! As a work-at-home, homeschooling mom […]

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Take a Personal Inventory

Taking a personal inventory now can help you identify where and how you want to grow tomorrow. It’s a great tool for self-assessment and personal growth. Here we are, nearing the end of the year. Time to wind down and get a little introspective. Yes, I know there’s still stuff to do for the holidays, […]

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To Do or Not To Do

Sometimes being clear on what not to do can be as helpful as knowing what tasks you need to complete. Free some space in your calendar with a Not to Do List. Time is an interesting beast. There’s nothing else in the world that plays so fair as time. We all get the same amount […]

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Excuse me while I interrupt your Peppermint Latte….

Hold onto your hats, folks. We interrupt your peppermint latte to bring you breaking news. There may only be 19 days left in the year, but… There is still time to end this year on a high note. Yes, really. You may think that the next two weeks will be a blur of holidays and […]

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What I’m Doing to Fight the Frump Three Years Later

My 40s have been interesting years. Not only did I have my first battle with disease, hyperthyroidism, but I also woke up to a lot of unhealthy or unwanted circumstances in my life and decided to make some changes. Changes that have surprisingly stuck and made my life so much better. One of those circumstances […]

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Celebrate Simply

Would you like to celebrate the season more simply this year? Take this intensive 2-week workshop to help you streamline your celebrations to suit your season of life. Years ago when we had one child and a really tight budget, I decided that I was going to make all our Christmas gifts, all our Christmas […]

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