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 inclinedContinue reading “7 Cleaning Tasks To Do Daily”

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 howContinue reading “How to Save $5000 FAST”

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 lastContinue reading “25 Things Before 25: Week 5 Update”

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 twoContinue reading “4 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season”

Start Today!

I have always read books about self improvement, and I think that this year I have truly made a shift in my mentality by actually internalizing each thing I have learned and applied it to my life. The most common thing and biggest change in my mind that is always reiterated in these books isContinue reading “Start Today!”

5 Ways to Show Your Gratitude

Happy November, everyone! As we enter the Holiday season, you’ll get bombarded with ads of the coolest and newest toys, electronics, jewelry, and cars. I know I don’t need to remind you to take a personal inventory for what you already have and be grateful for that first, but I do want to urge youContinue reading “5 Ways to Show Your Gratitude”

25 Things Before 25: Week 4 Update

10/18/19-10/24/19 I am so excited to announce that this is my 50th blog post on Simply Sonja! I am 4 months back in the blogging world, and I am loving every minute of it! Aside from reaching this milestone, this was such a great week of work! Sometimes, I get sucked into working longer hoursContinue reading “25 Things Before 25: Week 4 Update”

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Busy Day

Ever wake up in a panic just knowing you have so much to accomplish in one day? Does it ever seem overwhelming or impossible? Well, worry not! Because, I got you! Here is what I do to make my day the most productive: 1) Execute Your Morning Routine We all have our morning routines… IContinue reading “5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Busy Day”

25 Things Before 25: Week 3 Update

10/11/19-10/17/19 What a week! I am so thankful that after a week of craziness, I am finally feeling better and I had so much fun! Weekly Updates As some of you may have noticed, the weekly updates I have been posting are for Friday through Thursday because my birthday was on a Friday. I thoughtContinue reading “25 Things Before 25: Week 3 Update”

Going to a Concert Solo

I am a huge fan of Texas country music! Some of my favorite artists and bands are Cody Jinks, Casey Donahew Band, Cody Johnson, Stoney LaRue, TurnpikeTroubadours, and Josh Abbott Band. Tradition My sister, Monikka, and I have actually been following Josh Abbott Band for about 7 years! They have some widely known songs likeContinue reading “Going to a Concert Solo”