Simple Living and What it Means to Me

Voluntary simplicity is making intentional choices in the key areas of your life. “The main idea behind [voluntary simplicity] is to be intentional about your choices.” You Can Buy Happiness (And It’s Cheap) How One Woman Radically Simplified Her Life And You Can Too Tammy Strobel I can’t tell you how many times I’ve tried […] Read more…

Are You A Firework?

Are you a firework? Does the idea or prospect of a new project or assignment light you up? Now ask yourself…how often do you complete your new projects or assignments? As individuals we tend to be fireworks. We get involved in a project, assignment or season of life and initially we glow big, bright and […] Read more…

Achievements Define Us

What are some of the greatest accomplishments or achievements in your life? What have you done to challenge yourself? What are you most proud of? I’m referring to the type of achievements that require you to break out of your comfort zone. Read more…

3 Things I’ve Learned About Simple Living

Simple Living is a voluntary way of life in which an individual or family makes a conscious choice to diminish consumption and simplify one’s lifestyle. “The idea of living with less goes by several names and movements; a few are the simple living movement, downsizing, and minimalism. The main idea behind them is to be […] Read more…

Preparing for My 30 Day Challenge

I’m so excited! I’m preparing to share with you my day-to-day documentation following Chalene Johnson’s 30 Day Challenge starting November 1, 2013. For those of you who know me personally or follow my blog on a regular basis you know Chalene Johnson is my favorite mentor. See (Chalene Johnson: 30 Day Challenge) I am a strong […] Read more…

3 Months to Better Financial Health

Are you in debt? Are you struggling to pay the minimum on your credit cards every month? Are you struggling to make it paycheck to paycheck? You are not alone. I admit I am one of those people who fits in all of the above categories. But I’ve developed a personal challenge to change that. (Note: […] Read more…

Family Picture Day

Today we had family pictures taken at Murray Park. We had them taken by the fabulous photographer, Missy Allen, who also happens to be a family friend. The weather was perfect. We love to do our family photographs this time of year, mainly because autumn is spectacular but also so we can document Wolf Pup’s […] Read more…