Abundance, Goal Setting, Helpful Hints, Money Monday

Celebrating Financial Growth

Today I bought new lipstick and mascara at Sephora. As we were in line to check out I told my daughter this story: Once upon a time, in my early 20s my best friend and I were in Macy's and just for fun we went up to the Benefit Cosmetics counter and got makeovers. The… Continue reading Celebrating Financial Growth

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Abundance, Goal Setting

Celebrating the Budget

I would love to give you a gym update but my schedule has been a little wonky this week and I wasn't able to stick to the gym schedule I planned. In true perfectionist fashion, I just scrapped the idea of going because it wasn't going to work out how I have in my head. … Continue reading Celebrating the Budget

Abundance, Christianity, Goal Setting, Lent, Uncategorized

Celebrating Lent

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.  Traditionally, Catholics “give up something for Lent.”  The practice is meant to bring one closer to God in two ways: first to separate oneself from worldly pleasures or crutches and second to experience some of the suffering Jesus endured for our sins.  The most common things… Continue reading Celebrating Lent

Meet My Mentors, Money Monday

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