100 Resolutions for 2018

100 Resolutions for 2018

This post may contain affiliate links.  I already mentioned how I'm using a word of the year to guide my 2018 goals, but I do still enjoy a good resolution.  If you're thinking abou…
Three on Thursday - Top 3 of 2017

Three on Thursday - Top 3 of 2017

This post may contain affiliate links.   Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you shou…
2018 Shopping Ban Guide

2018 Shopping Ban Guide

I do multiple things each year to work on my finances.  Usually I do monthly shopping bans or quarterly spending freezes, and I find great success with those.  It helps me be much more min…
Our Christmas Decor

Our Christmas Decor

The last week before Christmas, I can't believe it.  Since the time is almost up for enjoying our decor, I wanted to make sure I took pictures before it gets packed up.  Plus it's …
Yearly Reflections

Yearly Reflections

Why is it that January 2017 seems so long ago?  Am I the only one that feels that way?  I was looking back at my posts from then and my Instagram pictures and it just seems much longer tha…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links.   Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you shou…
My End of Year Declutter

My End of Year Declutter

This post may contain affiliate links. Making that post about what to do with the stuff you declutter really got my butt in gear.  Finally got some donations out to the center, I'm feel…
Choosing a Word of the Year

Choosing a Word of the Year

I love the change of the year because I'm one of those people who gets really motivated by that January 1st fresh start.  I realize that's all mental, and that an arbitrary date do…
Cozy Christmas Eve Essentials Box

Cozy Christmas Eve Essentials Box

This post may contain affiliate links.  There's a big part of me that prefers Christmas Eve over Christmas, and I don't think I'm alone.  Christmas day means the finality of the…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

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What To Do With the Stuff You Declutter

What To Do With the Stuff You Declutter

This post may contain affiliate links.  I really like taking this time of year to declutter things.  Christmas brings an influx of new stuff so it's always a good idea to take stock bef…
15 Things To Do Before You Leave For Vacation

15 Things To Do Before You Leave For Vacation

This post may contain affiliate links.  December is here and all the travel that comes with it.  Even my parents are off to Florida tomorrow for 10 days, although they'll be back in tim…
How to Start a (Free, Basic) Podcast

How to Start a (Free, Basic) Podcast

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LoveYourPC #CollectiveBias In case you don't know, I run a little podcast with…
How to Make a 101 in 1001 List

How to Make a 101 in 1001 List

I mentioned a few weeks ago that I'm doing really well on finishing up my 2nd 101 in 1001 list , and that I'm working on my 3rd , which is going to start next May.  I gotta say, comi…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links.   Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you shou…
7 Ways to Help Charities Even If You're Broke

7 Ways to Help Charities Even If You're Broke

We're entering the season of simultaneous spending bonanza and serious desires to give back to others.  As much as you want to give more money to your favorite charities for Christmas,…
A Quick Guide to Indian Food

A Quick Guide to Indian Food

It's been awhile since we stayed home on Thanksgiving and ate (relatively) traditional Thanksgiving food - we go to the Indian restaurant!  Personally, I prefer this tradition because …
Minimalism, Clutter, Fire Life, and The Holiday Season

Minimalism, Clutter, Fire Life, and The Holiday Season

The long weekend was not long enough, that's for sure.  Anyone else feeling that way?  I mean, I got a lot of relaxing time in, which was nice.  I was able to declutter and clean up th…
Self Care and the Holidays

Self Care and the Holidays

This post may contain affiliate links.  Happy day after Thanksgiving, everyone.  I hope you're enjoying a day off, like I am.  I wanted to check in anyway, because I'm using this we…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links.   Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you shou…
What I'm Not Gonna Buy

What I'm Not Gonna Buy

This post may contain affiliate links.   The deals weekend is almost upon us.  I'd say 'Black Friday' but it actually starts tomorrow and continues into next week.  I don't…
Zodiac Gift Guide

Zodiac Gift Guide

This post has been compensated by UncommonGoods.  All opinions are mine alone. If you've followed me for any amount of time, you know how I love all things astrology and sun signs.  I …
33 Things I Still Haven't Learned in 33 Years

33 Things I Still Haven't Learned in 33 Years

This post may contain affiliate links.   Personally, I can't believe this day is already here, but it is - my 33rd birthday.  That seems like a big number but it's also my favorite…
10 Tips for a Satisfying Life

10 Tips for a Satisfying Life

I'm in full catch up mode today, and have been all of this week.  Funny how vacation really messes with you like that - I even have a twitch in my left eyelid from not enough sleep and…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

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101 in 1001 Reflections (90% Done!)

101 in 1001 Reflections (90% Done!)

This post may contain affiliate links.   Oh yes, you read that right - I'm 90% done with my 2nd 101 in 1001 list.  Not time-wise, I still have 5 months left, but goals-wise, I've c…
Apple Pie Cocktail Cupcakes

Apple Pie Cocktail Cupcakes

This post may contain affiliate links. This post is from the archives, since I'm still playing catch up after last week.  But it's 5 years old because yeah, I've been blogging …
Simple Reminders for a Simple Holiday Season

Simple Reminders for a Simple Holiday Season

And just like that it's mid-November.  Practically to Thanksgiving and then we're right into prime holiday craziness time.  For me, the season starts with Halloween, but I know tha…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links.   Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you shou…
Advent Calendars for Adults

Advent Calendars for Adults

This post may contain affiliate links.   Who else had and totally loved Advent calendars as a kid?  They were usually chocolate ones in our house, where there was a little cardboard flap w…
Don't Gift a Puppy For Christmas

Don't Gift a Puppy For Christmas

aka things Tara learned getting Beau.  If you read my post yesterday, you know I wasn't quite sure what to post this week, if anything, so I dumped up a post that Tara had written for m…
On My Mind

On My Mind

This post is going to have absolutely no direction, you should probably know that in advance.  I'm just going to ramble a bit, because this past week has been a whirlwind and there'…
Birthday Wish List: Then and Now

Birthday Wish List: Then and Now

This post may contain affiliate links.   We are officially approaching my birthday.  It's November 20, in case you haven't noticed that all my social media accounts are 'stephs…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links.   Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you shou…
2018 Planners That Aren't Just Calendars

2018 Planners That Aren't Just Calendars

This post may contain affiliate links.   Already researching your 2018 planner?  I'm not surprised - it's coming up quicker than you think and once the calendar changes to November…
Halloween (Partial) Decor Tour

Halloween (Partial) Decor Tour

I even want to add more.  To see the finished product and Hawkeye in a firefighter costume, follow me on Instagram.  Happy Halloween!
Add It To Your List: All Things Halloween

Add It To Your List: All Things Halloween

This post may contain affiliate links.  This 'add it to your list' link up is actually on the last Tuesday of each month, not the last Monday.  But tomorrow is Halloween and I wante…
Things I Make Sure I Do Daily

Things I Make Sure I Do Daily

I love a good routine, that's no secret.  I love when things run smoothly and I love organization, so routines are right up my alley.  It's easy enough to plan out the big time blo…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links.   Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you shou…
Best Money I Spend Each Month (Currently)

Best Money I Spend Each Month (Currently)

This post may contain affiliate links.  I mentioned in my 'decisions I don't make' post that I never think about bill paying because I've automated so many things, which got…
Pumpkin Carving Tips and Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin Carving Tips and Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

This post may contain affiliate links.  I have a love hate relationship with carving pumpkins.  Because I love the idea of it and I love pumpkin seeds.  And I actually love the process of g…
Last Minute Lazy Girl Costumes

Last Minute Lazy Girl Costumes

Like I showed you Friday, I always dress up for Halloween.  I used to spend way more on my costumes, buying the pre-made super pretty (and let's be honest, super skanky) ones that you …
The Ghosts of Costumes Past

The Ghosts of Costumes Past

I was going to put these in age progression order for you but I got real lazy real quick.  I don't think you care.  I was also going to add text but I don't think you care about th…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links.   Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you shou…
The Garage of Doom

The Garage of Doom

With Halloween approaching, I was reminded to show you something truly scary. Our garage. *Cue screams.*
Fears, Legitimate and Otherwise

Fears, Legitimate and Otherwise

You know how you go into haunted houses at Halloween and think 'meh it's cool looking but it's not scary?  Now if they had ____, that would be scary!'  No, just me?  (Read …
Things That Don't Annoy Me

Things That Don't Annoy Me

This post may contain affiliate links.   I have a quick post for you today because I am determined to get comments responded to.  I've been putting it off and I'm pretty behind.  P…
3 Fictional Characters I'm Most Like

3 Fictional Characters I'm Most Like

Originally I was considering which fictional characters I think would describe me best to see if I could craft a Halloween costume out of any of them and when that question made my list of…