Have you finished your Christmas shopping? I haven’t yet…usually I am all done by this point, but this year I am getting down to the wire! This year I have been working extra hard to make sure I stay on budget for Christmas. Actually, this is the first year Matt and I have actually sat down and done a budget for Christmas. Usually we decide about what we want to spend, but … [Read more...] about Prepare for a Great Financial New Year!
We are getting so close to Christmas! I can't believe it. I can honestly say that I am not ready yet. I still have shopping to do, still some knitting to do, and wrapping, well I haven't even started that... Here we are in another week of the yarn along though. And, like last week, I have created a video for you - you can find it below. I don't have much to … [Read more...] about knitting and reading
At the beginning of this year, I decided that I would once again strive to read 100 books during the year. I had the same goal in 2014. Can I let you in on a little secret? I have failed with my reading goal for this year. I know that there is absolutely no way I can pull it together in the last couple of weeks of the year to read, oh, I don’t know, 60 books. That’s … [Read more...] about Falling Short on my 2015 Reading Goal
I have been talking a lot about goals this month. I realize that in order to live my best life, I need to constantly be re-evaluating goals and the small steps in order to accomplish those goals. Last week I talked a bit about how I have a lot of paper in my house, and how it is ok to have that paper. But, there are some areas where I don’t want to have the paper. And that … [Read more...] about Keep Your New Year’s Goals on Track!
I am certainly taking my time this year in setting goals and general New Year’s activities. I did the same last year. Giving me time to savor the end of 2014 and slowly move into the New Year was what I needed this year. I wasn’t sure that I would pick a word of the year this year. I love goals, I love writing lists of goals, and I have been thinking about the steps I … [Read more...] about My Word of the Year
Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen...yourself, right now, right down here on Earth. ~Bradley Whitford … [Read more...] about Sunday Quotes