5 Things To Incorporate When You Feel Like Your Life Is Out Of Control.

Friends.  Greetings. I counted today. in the last three weeks I’ve physically left my home 3 times- no exaggerations.  I’m beyond grateful to have a job that I have the ability to work from home a couple days of week.  However, by far the largest benefit is if the weather is not fair to travel in, I don’t feel well, or the…

Lean 2019- A Thrifty Year of Penny Pinching

Happy New Year to my beautiful people and readers. I love this time of year.  When the calendar completely changes.. it gives us hope that we too can change, but it is indeed a choice.  Most of us know we don’t need a Monday to start eating healthy, to finally start running when it warms…

How I Try To Beat The Winter Blues

It is another cold day here in Kansas- we have had 4 different snow storms and it isn’t even technically winter for 11 more days.  Now here me when I say:  I love Christmas— but I wouldn’t mind like a California version of how they celebrate it- 80 degrees – no snow- no changes in…

Today I Cried Because I Couldn’t Go To A Thrift Store

So still in Kansas- still snowing. Which reminded me of the song: ‘Oh the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful And since we’ve no place to go Let it snow let it snow let it snow.’ But- here’s the thing : Today – I did have somewhere to go! My favorite…

Healthy-ish Homemade Hot Cocoa

Well the snow is falling here in Kansas and baby it’s cold outside. One of the most important lessons that I’m grateful to have learned early on in this parenting thing is— to be Present over Perfect. Rather than stop to fix your kids hat- and square it perfectly so it photographs just right– let the kid…