2015, The Year Of The #GirlBoss. Big Updates!

This year has been full of lessons.  If you’re not making choices about your life, someone else will make them for you, and If you aren’t living and launching on your own terms, you’re letting someone else define who you are, and how you can be successful.  Of course, living and launching on your own

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My Frugality Might Not Be Yours, Don’t Give Up

Gram and Me

This is my mantra.  Don’t compare your behind the scenes to someone’s highlight reel…#truth. What makes me different than “frugality experts,” is that I’m not always on point, and I don’t know if I would even consider myself an expert, I’m just a person who knows who wants to save money so life can be

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How to Budget For & Plan A Move (Timeline & Tips!)

Get a plan together for 1 year 6 months, 1 month out before you move- it doesn't have to be stressful!

This is a great post from contributor, Zina.  I’ve moved across the country 3 times and wish I’d had this guide to help me plan better!   A week ago, I moved 1,000 miles to Denver, Colorado, along with my husband, dog and a friend of ours. We decided to move to Denver more than

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Matilda, Cue The Confetti! We Have 200 Virtual Pug Runners So Far!

Party Animal Matilda Pug Virtual Pug Run

Woo hoo!! 2000!!!!!!  (throws confetti)  “Mom, this is pretty and all, but can I eat it?” Matilda is a total party animal pug.  She is full of spunk, loves treats and does this adorable thing where she tugs on your clothes when she wants your attention- looking up at you with those adorable brown eyes.

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Recognizing Privilege In A World Of #FirstWorldProblems

Humans Of New York

Warning:  This is going to be a really random post by me… I’ve had to prune it twice as I went on a serious venting about how annoyed I already am with election season and the “us vs. them” rhetoric that keeps everyone divided and nobody moving forward…that rant will be saved for another day.  For now,

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