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

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…

Time to Make a Christmas Budget!

Time to Make a Christmas Budget!

A Christmas budget is your first step toward a happier holiday season. Not only will it help you prioritize your expenses, but it will also you to enjoy what you have more fully. If you haven’t been to Walmart or Target yet, you might not know that the Christmas shopping season has arrived. If you…

How to Create an Emergency Fund (& Why You Should)

How to Create an Emergency Fund (& Why You Should)

Setting aside an emergency fund is a great way to buy yourself peace of mind as well as money to deal with that crazy thing you didn’t plan for, but is bound to happen. You don’t plan for bad things to happen. The unexpected is just that, unexpected. No matter how careful we are with…

Organizing Tricks for the New School Year

Organizing Tricks for the New School Year

With the new school year comes a chance at a fresh start. Let’s get set up for success! Try these tried and true organizing tricks for the new school year. I am not a schedule-y type person. I’ve been more of a go-with-the-flow type person; despite all my lists and organizing things, it’s true. Being organized…

Where have all the recipes gone?

Looking for a recipe? For a long time, I maintained food content on two blogs.  TWO blogs?! Are you some kind of crazy woman? Yes, yes, sometimes, I am.  After years of hemming and hawing — and trying to remember which blog a certain recipe was on — I decided that YOUR experience — and…