Category Archives: Goals

Grocery Revelations from 2016

I have been studying my grocery expenses for 2016 and I’ve decided on a plan of action. You may remember that in 2015, Rom took over the grocery shopping and he did better than me the previous year. But, we

Grocery Revelations from 2016

I have been studying my grocery expenses for 2016 and I’ve decided on a plan of action. You may remember that in 2015, Rom took over the grocery shopping and he did better than me the previous year. But, we

The Just-For-Me Book Club

It’s time for a new reading plan! At the end of 2014, I completed a reading challenge I had set for myself called Reading Down the House. I listed the 17 books I owned that I had never read, and

The Just-For-Me Book Club

It’s time for a new reading plan! At the end of 2014, I completed a reading challenge I had set for myself called Reading Down the House. I listed the 17 books I owned that I had never read, and

September – It’s a Wrap!

Two words for September: Dry Work This month we had our first ever watering ban – not allowed to water lawns and gardens, wash cars, etc. Uncanny! Usually we spend half the summer complaining about the rain and lack of proper weather.

September – It’s a Wrap!

Two words for September: Dry Work This month we had our first ever watering ban – not allowed to water lawns and gardens, wash cars, etc. Uncanny! Usually we spend half the summer complaining about the rain and lack of proper weather.

It’s My Fitiversary!

I’ve had my Fitbit for a year as of August 6, so it’s time for an update! There have been times in the past when I’ve stayed fit and maintained my weight. It would usually last for about 18 months.

It’s My Fitiversary!

I’ve had my Fitbit for a year as of August 6, so it’s time for an update! There have been times in the past when I’ve stayed fit and maintained my weight. It would usually last for about 18 months.

To Sleep, Perchance

Sleep is getting a lot of press. Ariana Huffington has a new book about it and Fitbit has a new sleep habits program. I am getting less sleep than ever. I think I need 7 hours of sleep a night

To Sleep, Perchance

Sleep is getting a lot of press. Ariana Huffington has a new book about it and Fitbit has a new sleep habits program. I am getting less sleep than ever. I think I need 7 hours of sleep a night

Fitbit: 6 Months Later

I’ve had my Fitbit over 6 months now so it’s time for a second review. Is it going to stay the course? Gadget Fun Factor: Is the Fitbit fun to own? You bet! It’s fun to look around a room

Fitbit: 6 Months Later

I’ve had my Fitbit over 6 months now so it’s time for a second review. Is it going to stay the course? Gadget Fun Factor: Is the Fitbit fun to own? You bet! It’s fun to look around a room

This Year in Money

Hi! The categories for my financial review were inspired by Asian Pear in this blog post (I will link to the 2015 version when it arrives: soon, I think!) Budget Method and Tools Around November each year, I think about

This Year in Money

Hi! The categories for my financial review were inspired by Asian Pear in this blog post (I will link to the 2015 version when it arrives: soon, I think!) Budget Method and Tools Around November each year, I think about

In September

September is a transitional month – as shown by my choice of snacks. I had my last ice cream cone of the season and my first Pumpkin Spice Latte! I loaded up on local fresh food: Coronation grapes, yellow plums,

In September

September is a transitional month – as shown by my choice of snacks. I had my last ice cream cone of the season and my first Pumpkin Spice Latte! I loaded up on local fresh food: Coronation grapes, yellow plums,

In August

In August…I didn’t travel, and didn’t attend any concerts or festivals, or see any movies, or go to the beach. I didn’t take any time off and it was just a regular work month. But sometimes there’s nothing wrong with

In August

In August…I didn’t travel, and didn’t attend any concerts or festivals, or see any movies, or go to the beach. I didn’t take any time off and it was just a regular work month. But sometimes there’s nothing wrong with

New Reading Plan?

Last year I created my own reading plan called Reading Down the House in which I read a stack of books I’d bought over the years, but never got around to reading. Added to my book club’s choices, it felt like I was

New Reading Plan?

Last year I created my own reading plan called Reading Down the House in which I read a stack of books I’d bought over the years, but never got around to reading. Added to my book club’s choices, it felt like I was