In a previous post, I mentioned having some changes to my schedule. What I didn't mention, is that a good chunk of these changes in my schedule have been happening due to my schedule changing with the kids. Wow, that was a mouthful. I'll just be honest and say, the first week of the change … Continue reading Change: Part II.
I've been feeling a huge shift in priories lately.Between my knee issues and reading "Love People, Use Things," I really wanted to shift the majority of my focus to my what matters most. Life feels good (obviously physically is a different story).Sometimes it takes something "drastic" change, if you will, to reset your priorities. Since reading … Continue reading Priority Shift.
This year, I used 80% of my tax refund to pay off debt. Now, I know this isn't something everyone can do but this is the first time I've been able to do this. For the past two tax returns I've had to catch up on bills/ pay off debt that my ex-husband had accumulated. … Continue reading Intentional Spending.
It's been quite a while since I've updated my morning routine. In my last post, I shared FIVE habits that have allowed me to live a more simple lifestyle. One of those habits? Building a morning routine. I wanted to update my current morning routine as my kids are much older and we also have … Continue reading Morning Routine.
I've been on a declutter kick ever since the Minimalist "game" ended for me. Since then I probably got rid of 40 more items and began to declutter some spaces in my house that were clutter magnets. My desk was originally in my bedroom. I found that not only was I was more on the … Continue reading Declutter.
It's the time again where I do another no spend month. I like to do November usually because it sounds fun and cheesy; "NoSpendVember" Any who, My twins birthday is in November and I do set aside money for that. The point of a no spend month is to avoid unnecessary spending and to really … Continue reading No Spend [No]vember.
I have to admit I was a bit hesitant to post this. The person I was in a previously relationship had moved in with me (for about 80% of the time). I had JUST redefined my space to accommodate us as a "family of seven." It took me a few days to get the process started but eventually … Continue reading My Minimalist Home; Again.
School officially starts today for my oldest. I can't believe I have a first grader. Not sure why Kindergarten didn't hit me (probably because of Covid), but first grade is giving me all the sad feels. We did a bit of back to school shopping and I did some major labeling this past weekend as … Continue reading So It Begins.
So far summer has been it's been off to a great start. I've taken my kiddos to the pool at work (which is a fabulous perk).Having three on my own, the kiddie pool (2ft) is the only thing I can do with them. There is also a playground next to the pool so we have … Continue reading Summer So Far.
I had different intentions for today's post, but it lead me here. Over the weekend I had to reassess boundaries; not just with my ex but life in general. On Memorial Day every year, Crossfit gyms across the country do "Murph:" "Murph” is a CrossFit Hero WOD (Workout Of the Day) named after Navy Lieutenant … Continue reading Reset.