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4 Steps to Take Control of Your Finances

4 Steps to Take Control of Your Finances

“How do I take control of my finances? No, but really, where do I actually begin?” This is a very normal question and I have asked it many times before. Even after I had created a budget (SO many budgets) and they just weren’t working…

That One Time I Tried Food Combining

That One Time I Tried Food Combining

I am generally not a big fan of any sort of diet or eating-style trend. I didn’t hop on the keto train and I generally just eat what works for me. So when I heard about food combining I thought it sounded like more of…

5 Fun (and Easy) Salad Recipes

5 Fun (and Easy) Salad Recipes

I love a good salad. Have you ever seen those ‘laughing with your salad’ stock photos? You know the ones. Where a woman holds her salad and looks out of frame, laughing her head off because her salad is hilarious? If you don’t know what…

How to Successfully Workout at Home

How to Successfully Workout at Home

Tired of depending on the gym but the thought of doing a workout at home leaves you rolling your eyes and settling back onto the couch? I’ve been there. Started an at-home workout and quit after 10 squats? Also been there. Working out at home…

The Best Advice I’ve Ever Heard

The Best Advice I’ve Ever Heard

The best advice I have ever heard… hmmm… most of the advice I look back on is from my mom and dad. Or from my boyfriend or my friends. And with podcasts being such a great resource right now, I have heard hundreds of pieces…

How to Set and Achieve Financial Goals

How to Set and Achieve Financial Goals

Maybe you have a budget set up, or maybe you’re not there yet but you do have a large purchase on the horizon. Whichever situation you are in, you will have to know how to set and achieve financial goals. The process of creating a…

Why Would I Start a Lifestyle Blog?

Why Would I Start a Lifestyle Blog?

Why would I start a lifestyle blog? Or more accurately, why would I (or you) ever start anything? Especially something where the chance of success and return on investment is relatively low? Well friends… it has officially been 6 months since I started posting weekly…

Finding Purpose (What Game of Thrones Taught Me)

Finding Purpose (What Game of Thrones Taught Me)

There are many excellent books and philosophies around the topic of finding purpose. Countless theories of how to find it, what it might be, whether everyone’s purpose is the same or different, and on it goes. But I am not going to talk about those…

How to Create Intentional Change in Your Life

How to Create Intentional Change in Your Life

We all want to create intentional change. We all want to grow and prosper and become better, and make the world better, and create a better future for our kids. It is something that truly unites us all – a desire for positive change. So…

6 Ways to Seek and Find Inspiration

6 Ways to Seek and Find Inspiration

Inspiration is when something stimulates you into a pursuit, creative or otherwise. It could be a moment when you see a painting, or read a poem, or smell some lilacs and you suddenly feel a certain way or get a certain thought. Inspiration is often…