I made a list. I looked up recipes, wrote down the ingredients, and went to the store. I had officially gotten sick of combining random ingredients for meals. Dinner could … Continue reading My Lightbulb Moment at the Grocery Store.
I went for a run yesterday afternoon through the snowy streets of Bend, Oregon, and I felt light. Not the kind of light that comes from well-rested legs, but my … Continue reading Good Riddance Credit Card Debt!
First off, if you have no clue what I’m talking about when I say ‘hold the pen’, give this a quick skim first. Okay, now that we have that out … Continue reading Hold the Pen – What I’m Tinkering With This Week
I’m obsessed with two things. 1 – Personal growth 2 – Tinkering These two things go incredibly well together. I’m always working on something, learning about something, and mulling over … Continue reading It’s Time to Hold The Pen
It’s been just about 3 months since I started my journey to become debt free. It started with listening to a podcast by The Minimalists on budgeting. It got me … Continue reading Debt Free Journey Update – 20% Paid Off in 4 Months!
I’ve gotten rid of a lot of my stuff over the last few years, but there were some items I held on to with the best of intentions. Of course … Continue reading The Unexpected Up Side to Selling My Stuff
If I’m going to change my relationship with money, I need to change my habits with it. In my last post, Taking the Shame out of the Debt Game, I … Continue reading My 4 New Habits for Changing my Relationship With Money
Spring of 2001. I was sitting on the couch with my boyfriend when my phone rang. I knew who it was by the caller ID and my heart sank instantly. … Continue reading Taking the Shame out of the Debt Game.
I have been back from my Greece trip for more than a week now, and there are different things that have risen to the top in terms of impact. 1 … Continue reading Greek Reflections – What Insights I Took Home With Me.
There are times when life peppers you with so many examples of the same lesson that you have to take notice. That has been my last week. Personally there have … Continue reading Lessons In Uncertainty
Sometimes, even with the best intentions in the world, you realize that you’re off course. That’s where I found myself this weekend. I had the long Labor Day weekend that … Continue reading Off Course, But Finding My Way Back