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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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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When You Just Need A Giant Reset Button…Searching For Home & Starting Over.

Charleston North Carolina Mansion- My future home

The famous fountain in Charleston, SC.  The pineapple is a symbol for hospitality, what I have been searching for on a 2.5 week trip…friendly, hospitable and warm. I have been on the road most of June and July.  After a difficult season last fall & starting over on my own in early winter, plus a

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The Alchemy Of Gratitude: Turning Opposition Into Opportunity

Your attitude is magical. Gratitude is powerful.  Alchemy, magic- is real.  Use your mind to transform your life

The last few months have been challenging as most people have noted- in the fall, I called off my engagement.  In the spring, I dealt with the devastating impact pancreatic cancer took upon a dear friend and mentor, and had to say my goodbyes- dealing with grief in an entirely new way.  Just two weeks

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