10 Ways for Moms to De-Stress After Work

Being a working mom can be stressful! It is important to de-stress after a long day at work no matter what your profession. I work swing shift so I am not home until about midnight on nights that I work. I often get on social media when I get home which I know is not […]

Count Your Many Blessings: Thoughts on Keeping a Gratitude Journal

I recently started keeping a gratitude journal. Well actually, I just write what I am grateful for each day in my daily planner.It is something that is very simple, takes very little time, but has greatly improved my happiness and outlook on life. Throughout any given day there are ups and downs. What we focus […]

We Are What We Repeatedly Do: Establishing Good Habits

Good habits can be hard to establish. It seems like bad habits creep in without much thought but good habits take lots of repetition and mental toughness to stick with. This has always been true for me. Even when I have established a good habit, if I stop thinking of it often and repeating it […]

I Finally Bought a Planner and I’m So Glad I Did.

This week, I finally broke down and bought a planner. Prior to this, I’ve always been “too cool” for a planner. I’ve always been a “fly by the seat of my pants” kind of person. I determine what I want to accomplish by what sound fun at that particular time. I don’t like being forced […]

How I Finally Started Meal Planning and Quit Buying Fast Food(Mostly)

Before I started meal planning, we spent $100 dollars a month or more on fast food. We still spent quite a bit on regular groceries too. Since we are trying hard to pay off our student loan debt we needed to stick to a better food budget. I knew that the best way to do […]