Back and Better than Before

So for all of you who started following my blog two years ago when I first started it, I want to apologize for taking a hiatus. When I first began my blog, I thought I would have a lot more time on my hands. Turns out, I just sucked at managing my time. I lastContinue reading “Back and Better than Before”

Trust Actions Over Words

Some people might think its ridiculous, but I am such a sucker for self-accountability when it comes to relying on others. Absolutely trust people and have faith in people, but have your own back first. Stop being shocked when someone continues to do the same things they have always done. People are always so surprisedContinue reading “Trust Actions Over Words”

What do I want to be when I grow up?

When I was growing up, I thought I’d become a lawyer, financial analyst, stock broker, or really anything big in the corporate world. Now that I’m an adult and actually trying to pursue some type of long lasting career, I am more sure that I don’t want to be sitting behind a desk working forContinue reading “What do I want to be when I grow up?”

Traveling with less than $500

I am the queen of attempting to cancel trips when they are already booked and flights are paid for. The reason is, I get freaked out by the idea I may not be able to do everything that my friends will want to do or I will run out of spending money before the tripContinue reading “Traveling with less than $500”

How do I save without being too frugal?

So recently I’ve began getting into saving a ton. At the same time, I’m trying to pay off debt and I️ have so many vacations planned it’s hard to think that savings is an option!–especially being a bartender with an unpredictable income. Here are some steps I’ve taken to make my savings account grow andContinue reading “How do I save without being too frugal?”

Practical Gift Giving on a Practical Budget

I’ve seen so many blog posts about how to gift during the holiday season… but none of them really appeal to my sense of efficiency and generosity. I️ want to spoil everyone! At the same time, I’m paying off debt, saving for a house, and getting ready for a tight budget (January through March areContinue reading “Practical Gift Giving on a Practical Budget”

Welcome to Simply Sonja

Hello, everyone! Thanks for taking a minute to join me in this new blogging adventure! My name is Sonja Hoff. Currently, I live in Parker, CO and am working as a bartender. I’ve lived here since 2004 and have had such a great time learning about and living in the Centennial state. In an attemptContinue reading “Welcome to Simply Sonja”