A budget that works! How to allocate every single dollar.

I have always used a very unsophisticated budget. It was based on the 1st and 15th of every month and the due date of the bills. Bills were paid from either the paycheck from the first of the month or from the second check. For years I would have maybe $50 or maybe $200 left … Continue reading A budget that works! How to allocate every single dollar.

Sunshine Blogger Award and The Power of Positivity

The universe works in mysterious ways. This morning my husband and I squabbled and he told me I have been speaking and thinking negativly. So I paused. I was feeling negative and irritated that he told me so. I was also irritated at my 3 yr old. Being the introspective introvert I am, I spent the … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award and The Power of Positivity

The Liebster Award 2018

What is the Liebster Award you ask? The Liebster is an award that exists only on the internet and is given to bloggers by other bloggers. The earliest case of the award goes as far back as 2011. "Liebster in German means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome."  … Continue reading The Liebster Award 2018

Inspiration to get back on the trail

Winter can be long in the North. Even April is fair game for big snow storms. The rule of thumb is that you don't plant your flowers until Mother's Day or there is a good chance you will lose them to frost. That actually happened to us last spring when we laughed at Mother Nature … Continue reading Inspiration to get back on the trail

Motherhood is a Journey, not a Destination

You don't arrive when you become a Mother. Motherhood is not a checkbox on a list of accomplishments in life. Motherhood is a journey all of it's own. It's a pilgrimage to the woman you were meant to become. You will grow in ways you never imagined. Some of that growth will not be easy. … Continue reading Motherhood is a Journey, not a Destination

Manifesting too early? And will I regret it?

What happens when you manifest something too early? You *think* you want it, it presents itself in a shiny promising opportunity but your heart overrides your ego and you let the opportunity go.  Actually, you verbally decline the position after weeks of stress and pros/cons lists because your heart can't move on yet. You to … Continue reading Manifesting too early? And will I regret it?

When words illuminate: love and nature

When you're struck to the very core by something you see, read or hear. That feeling when your heart skips a beat, the mind is illuminated, the heart, soul, spirit resonates at a level 10. Its a universal experience every human feels. It may be rare for some or a regular feeling for others. Sometimes … Continue reading When words illuminate: love and nature