10 Things to do Before Christmas

Since the holidays are coming up soon, I thought I’d share a few things that I like to do before Christmas! 1) Decorate In my household, we decorate the house and put up the Christmas tree the day after Thanksgiving. I know some of you might already have yours up! But, for those of you…

25 Things Before 25: Week 6 Update

11/1/19-11/7/19 This week was a great way to kick off the second month of 25 Things Before 25! I have been working hard at work and on my blog. I began a blogging challenge at the beginning of the month and it has been exactly that: a challenge. I am so excited to share with…

Why I Joined An Accountability Group This Winter

So many people have asked, “Why would you do that right before the holidays?” Well, that is the perfect reason to join an accountability group! I think that eating good food and adding on some holiday weight should not be mutually exclusive. The past couple of years, I haven’t kept track of my weight before,…

3 Gifts For Your Loved Ones This Holiday Season

I am not talking about lavish gifts… although I am sure your loved ones would appreciate it! I am actually talking about those things that someone would love to do, but wouldn’t do alone or buy for themselves! 1) Quality Time I know that I don’t need to tell you guys that the material things…

5 Reasons You Should Take Your Dog to Doggy Daycare

I am one of those crazy obsessed dog mom. I am not ashamed about it either. For those of you who have followed along with my blog, you know that having a puppy has been nothing short of a learning experience for me. The one thing I am so happy I got Lady involved in…

8 Tips for Managing Anxiety

Alright, this is going to be a very personal post, but I think it is so important to share as we head into a very stressful time of year. I am a high anxiety person, but I am a highly functioning person with anxiety. I thought that I would share with you all steps that…

7 Cleaning Tasks To Do Daily

There are a few things you can do to prevent having to spend a whole day cleaning–it just takes daily discipline to do a few simple tasks. 1) Make Your Bed Everyone says this, but it really is a great way to start the day. Plus, once your bed is made, you are less inclined…

How to Save $5000 FAST

I have mentioned before how important planning is for me when it comes to my finances because of the type of job I am in. This especially becomes important in the winter time when business slows down and spending increases (gifts, travel, etc.). I have had a few people reach out to me asking how…

25 Things Before 25: Week 5 Update

10/25/19-10/31/19 This week was one of my favorites! It was filled with learning a lot about myself and growing in my faith and relationships with my family and friends. Here’s what happened this week: Travel Plans My first category I announced was to travel to 25 states I haven’t been to before. I mentioned last…

4 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

Have any of you seen Mariah Carey’s video where she falls asleep in her Halloween Costume at 11:59 on Halloween, and then she wakes up decked out in Christmas pajamas with “All I Want For Christmas is You” playing at 12 am on November 1st? I know it’s only November 3rd, but these last two…