Goals, New Year's Resolutions

Summary Saturday…ahem, Sunday: Peaks and Valleys

Happy Sunday! I know, I know...these posts usually go up on Saturdays (hence the title), but our weekend has been jam-packed with fun family activities and I simply haven’t had time to sit down and finish this post. What can I say? I am trying to prioritize family time, after all. 😉 I choose to… Continue reading Summary Saturday…ahem, Sunday: Peaks and Valleys

Beginner Budgeting

Beginner Budgeting: Be Flexible

Hello there, beginning budgeters! I hope by this time, you’ve had a chance to read parts one, two, three, and four in the beginner budgeting series. If not, what are you waiting for??? The first three posts especially are full of practical tips for creating and implementing your first budget, while the final two tips… Continue reading Beginner Budgeting: Be Flexible

Beginner Budgeting

Beginner Budgeting: Start Right Now

Welcome back to my Beginner Budgeting mini-series! I’m excited to share today’s topic with you. If you’re new, start here, then go here, here, and here. If you’re returning, here’s a reminder of where we are in the series: Know how much money you make. Track your expenses. Assign every penny a destination. Start. Right.… Continue reading Beginner Budgeting: Start Right Now

Goals, New Year's Resolutions

Summary Saturday: Mindfulness is the Name of the Game

Hi friend! It’s been two weeks since my last new year’s resolution update. And what I’m finding is that pursuing significant life change is more deeply psychological than I initially realized. Translated: It’s hard. My existence these past couple of weeks has felt like one long exercise in self control. Mind over matter. Psychology over… Continue reading Summary Saturday: Mindfulness is the Name of the Game

Goals, New Year's Resolutions

Summary Saturday: New Year, Renewed Determination

For me, few things hold more promise than the dawn of a brand new Saturday. The weekend is stretched out before me like a seemingly endless sea, teeming with all of the things I hope to accomplish before Monday and the many (fingers crossed) relaxing activities that have yet to pass. It’s the perfect time… Continue reading Summary Saturday: New Year, Renewed Determination