Budgeting for the Wedding attire

This is the 4th post in a series of tips & tricks I’m sharing with you. Back when I was young & wet behind the ears I had a passion to be a party planner; specifically weddings. While I still have the […]

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I choose YOU!

Over the past few posts, I have been sharing some tips & tricks I have picked up in party planning; specifically when it comes to weddings.  When I was young & bright-eyed I had a passion for weddings.  While I still do; […]

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License to wed!

Back when I was young & wet behind the ears I had a passion to be a party planner; specifically weddings. While I still have the interest & my friends admit I throw the best parties; life took me a different direction. […]

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Weddings don’t mean till DEBT do us part!

It’s wedding season! Well, really when is it not a good time to think of wedding bells and marrying your soul-mate? Back when I was young & wet behind the ears I had a passion to be a party planner; specifically weddings. […]

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Mood-ring for Cats…in a litter box

Meet Bailey! He is my 8-year-old tabby cat. Most everyone in my life will tell you I’m not a cat person, but I fell in love with Bailey the moment I saw him as a kitten. You see; my birthday is in […]

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Protest the clean way

June 6th.  Wow; what else can 2020 throw at us?  As we are starting to open the doors to our homes after the global pandemic a scene comes to mind from one of my favorite 90’s movies.  In the last scene of […]

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Relax…you got this!

May 8th Today is the last day of my series on sharing different pointers on mental health from my own experience.  I hope you have enjoyed the last few days and have found them useful not only now during the pandemic, but […]

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Love thy Self no matter what your mask looks like!

May 7th.  Day one billion.  A few days ago, I asked if anyone else felt like we were climbing a smooth marble wall with no success up the wall.  Yep, I still feel that way.  We just have to remember this too […]

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WHAT to achieve the MH Goal

May 6th…Day 47. Are we still doing OK? Did anyone try to manage their breathing after yesterday’s post? Did anyone pass out? Gosh, I hope not! As we dive into day 3 of my series we have talked about things you can […]

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Breathe baby! Breathe!

May 5th Yesterday I started a 5-day series of ways to help during the global pandemic with your mental health by using my own experiences.  Yesterday, I talked about the importance of journaling, and today I’m going to share with you the […]

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Self-care at day 59

Day 59…we got this right?  As we settle into month 2 of the pandemic there is more and more talk about wellness.  Not just physical wellness but mental and emotional wellness.  You need to nourish your mind, body & soul!  To sum […]

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Journal your Mental Health

It’s day 45…Does anyone else feel like we are climbing a smooth marble wall with no idea how to climb up it?  I thought I would take the next couple of days to talk about something I know well; mental health.  As […]

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Staying Healthy in an Uncertain Time

April 3 Well, we are 2 weeks in and no clue how long the pandemic is going to be.  As we learn more about Covid-19 one of the things I keep hearing is how people are trying to prevent it.  It’s important […]

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Day 60…The Struggle is REAL!

Two months ago, could any of us image this would be the life we would be living as we prepare for Memorial Day and the dog-days of summer?  I personally could not have guessed this. As we get deeper and deeper into […]

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Making safety work

After comparing masks yesterday, it sunk into me with the pandemic so many are afraid of the future.  A large portion of the country is on unemployment, or not earning as much as they previously did prior to the global pandemic.  Not […]

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What is your comfort zone?

Whoa! I had an eye-opening moment today that I think is important to share with each of you.  As I was scrolling through my email, I came across an article from Marie Claire, titled “I’m Homeless, how can I self-quarantine?” The article […]

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From A Distance…Day 4

As I do most days; when I got up this morning I was scrolling through Facebook and came across this post more towards parents…but hey why can’t I take tours and have fun in the comfort of my own home too? The […]

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I take it back! This is serious!

Day 3! I’m sorry I doubted you world! OK, I will say it…I will own it. As a millennial, I did not take the coronavirus seriously. I am starting to take it seriously; about time! Here in the state of Iowa, the […]

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COVID-19… Day 1

Any article may contain affiliate links, for more information, read the disclaimer. If you click on any of them, I might get a tiny commission. I’ve tried all of the mentioned products and services, and my opinion is sincere. Day 1 of the […]

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What am I shelling out for in an egg?

It’s April 2, 2020…and we are in the middle of a global pandemic.  Hopefully, in a few months, the coronavirus will be an afterthought; but for now, it’s at the forefront of everyone’s mind.  Here in Central Iowa, schools have closed and […]

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Explaining Social Media to a Millennial

Any article may contain affiliate links, for more information, read the disclaimer. If you click on any of them, I might get a tiny commission. I’ve tried all of the mentioned products and services, and my opinion is sincere. I’m not going to […]

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Slow Cooker: Chicken with mashed sweet potatoes & apple

Any article may contain affiliate links, for more information, read the disclaimer. If you click on any of them, I might get a tiny commission. I’ve tried all of the mentioned products and services, and my opinion is sincere. During my freshman year […]

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Pitching In

A close friend of mine is a social worker in the community and makes sure each time we meet they leave me with a new card.  For the last 8 years, I’ve kept every card; and now I am sharing them with […]

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Walking the Line of Hope

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional & have no educated background in chemical dependency. The following is a personal account and should be taken as such. This is the 1st post in this series Recently, my close friends and I had […]

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Goodbye, my Amazing Grace

The last semester of my senior year of college was for me what it is for most seniors; a race to the finish line. I needed to fill my schedule with classes to be considered a full-time student; so I took an […]

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Never Forget…September 12th

Today is September 12, 2019; 18 years after the largest attack on America since Pearl Harbor.  People around the world were in disbelief and shock as 4 airplanes changed this day in history.  Everyone remembers where they were when they heard the […]

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