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Why I Instituted a Halftime Report for Setting and Achieving Goals

At the very beginning of 2018, my husband and I were discussing goals and why people view the New Year as a “reset” for the year, and Peter said something very interesting: Unless you were born on January 1, the new year is not actually an entirely new year for you – your year resets on your birthday. Evidently, he has been setting goals for himself every year in July. He then said something even more fascinating – at the 6 month mark, he pauses for reflection and  ...

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Lifestyle, Sustainability

Splurge With Purpose: Best Subscription Boxes For Women And The World

I love presents, especially when they come in the mail. It’s something that I’ve just come to accept about the non-frugal side of myself. I also love giving to non-profit organizations and seeing how my purchase in little ole Missouri can profit a small business and/or impact a family on the other side of the world. Combine the two, and I’m just jello. Today I’m excited to share my top three best subscription boxes with you, and why I love them so much. If  ...

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Lifestyle

Get Your Sh*t Together Day: The Secret to Getting Things Done

Have you ever wondered how to “get it all done”?  Or if “getting things done” was even possible? I work full-time, I’m a wife and mommy to two very active little boys, and I’m building this blog into a full-time gig. There is never enough time for all the things I want to, but I have had a lot of people ask about my time management systems that help me reach my goals and accomplish all my tasks on the daily. The thing is, I didn’t always get  ...

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Adulting

Why a Portable Washing Machine is a Lifesaver for Apartment Dwellers

This is the blog post I was hoping to find four years ago. This is the blog post where I share with you how to do your laundry in an apartment without hookups. Once upon a time, we lived in an apartment without laundry hookups and were determined to use cloth diapers. Since we didn’t want to lug around a basket of stinky diapers around to the laundromat, or sit there with an infant for hours on end, we got creative. Options For Laundry In An Apartment Without Hookups There are  ...

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