Living Like No One Else…My Experience with Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover

When the student is ready to learn, the teacher appears.  Flylady led me to Suze Orman, and in discussing her with my brother, I was led to Dave Ramsey.  My brother gave me a copy of the Total Money Makeover in late 2006.  I drank the cool aid!  At the time I had just over … Continue reading Living Like No One Else…My Experience with Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover

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There’s a Farmer’s Market on My Porch!

Healthy Eating Made Easy I bought myself a present I’ve been eyeing for years.  The gift of “farmer’s market delivery.”  That’s just what I’m calling it.  I joined a CSA called Farm Fresh to You. What on earth is a CSA, you ask?  It stands for Community Supported Agriculture.  I’m the community, supporting local agriculture.  … Continue reading There’s a Farmer’s Market on My Porch!

Wheeee, I’m Flying…An Introduction to the Flylady System

I want to take some time and space on this blog to introduce you to my mentors.  These are the teachers I’ve found along the way whose programs have helped me get my rear in gear.  I would not be able to enjoy life like I do without applying the principles I’ve learned from them.  … Continue reading Wheeee, I’m Flying…An Introduction to the Flylady System

Three steps to Get ‘Er Done When You’re Just Not Feeling It

Today, I’m just not feeling it.  I’m sure have a million things I should be doing.  But, eh.  I don’t even want to look in my bag to see what they are.  So I’m going to pull out a couple mind games to knock out this to do list.  (The first thing I asked myself … Continue reading Three steps to Get ‘Er Done When You’re Just Not Feeling It

​Traipsing through the Neighborhood

I was hesitant to continue the fundamentals challenge through the weekend. But day three's assignment is to visit the neighbors. I was confident I could read a few blogs while my other half was watching college football.  What I didn't count on was me laughing out loud quite obnoxiously. I'm loving my fellow bloggers. You … Continue reading ​Traipsing through the Neighborhood

What It Means to Celebrate Life

Titles and Taglines Today’s step in the blogging fundamentals process is to tell you the story of my blog’s title.  Once upon a time, I saw a picture that said, “Until Further Notice, Celebrate Everything.” I’ve been through enough ups and downs in life to know that that was very sound advice.  But I also … Continue reading What It Means to Celebrate Life

A Not-So-Visible Transformation

On Transformation Tuesday, I want shift the focus from physical transformations, to deeper changes.  Yes, physical transformations are the ones that are easiest to quantify, and the pictures are fun and inspiring.  But at our core, we are so much more than our physical bodies.  Let’s own that!   Disclaimer:  First, let me just say … Continue reading A Not-So-Visible Transformation