New year, new start. So I started this year right (well actually I ended 2019 having started right - if that makes sense at all). It all started with leather cushions in the living room that was REALLY past their prime. I finally convinced hubby that it was the perfect time to replace it. Honestly,… Continue reading Extreme Makeover: Trudie Edition
I would LOVE to be a millionaire. But I'm not. We are an average family with an average income. What I am however, is someone who loves changing the look of her house. And that costs money. I have learned a few lessons over the years when it comes to interior decorating. Today I want to… Continue reading Home Decorating on a Budget
Yesterday I took a me day. What is a me day? It is a day where you do what YOU want to do. Nothing else. All responsibilities becomes someone else's for that day. So what did I do with all that me time? Well, first of all, I only got out of bed at… Continue reading Me Time
Why is it that in some homes one person ends up doing all the work? And trust me, it's not always the woman either. Men and women should share the workload equally - that is, if they share the responsibility to raise an income equally. In our marriage it has always worked like this: If… Continue reading You are not a Cleaning Machine!
As I am sitting here typing, I have (almost) sorted out every room in the house. (The craft room remains a challenge.) And I started thinking ... Dangerous, I know. When I was much younger, I was a slob (maybe the post title should be confessions of an ex-slob :-). My room was always a… Continue reading Time to get Organized!
What are the difference between being rich and being wealthy? Every body wants to be rich – that’s rich. Being rich is simple. All you need is money. The more you have - the richer you are. Steal, rob , forge, scam, swindle, work. All ways to become rich. Few of these paths are admirable. … Continue reading The difference between Riches and Wealth
This post is dedicated to those of you who are following my fat loss journey Today is the 20th of April 2019. I am hanging my head in shame, as I have not kept my commitment to exercise at all. I have also started to slip up on the meal plan front. Why???? you ask… Continue reading Comfort – the enemy of progress