Tools For Success: 30 Day Challenge

December 30, 2015

I have found a renewed energy to better myself and push myself to achieve new personal and professional goals since starting my Bullet Journal (you can read about that here). Part of this push has been from joining a Facebook group devoted to those that Bullet Journal. The group is filled with people all striving to be more organized and achieve their goals by using challenges. It is an amazing resource and also a huge motivation.…


My First Feel Better Friends Doll

December 29, 2015

I am an avid crocheter and am constantly looking for new ideas and patterns. Several months ago, I stumbled upon an organization called Feel Better Friends ( where volunteers crochet dolls┬áspecifically made for children battling illnesses. Each doll is hand-crafted to look like their intended recipient. I promptly added “Donate dolls for Feel Better Friends” to my short term goals list.

First, I joined a Facebook group for volunteers in training where I had to crochet a doll that looked similar to a child I know.…


Counting Down Christmas With Coupons

Christmas Coupons
December 23, 2015

A lot of people will say that Christmas is their favorite holiday. For me, it isn’t. Don’t get me wrong, I like Christmas, but it just isn’t my all-time favorite. Some years I struggle with getting myself into the Christmas spirit. I love giving gifts and spending time with family, but I don’t always feel “Christmas-y.”

I don’t want that to rub off on my children, so I work hard to make Christmas a great holiday for them.…


Bullet Journaling: An Outlet For My Obsession

Success is not an accident. Success is a choice.
December 22, 2015

Since I was a teenager I have had an attraction to stationery. My favorite aisle in a retail store is the office supplies. I buy journals but don’t actually write in them. I love lists and make them on all kinds of tablets and paper scraps scattered all over my house…until now.

In October, I stumbled upon Bullet Journaling. I watched the Bullet Journal video, and I immediately went to my journal stash to select a book to start in.…