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3 Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

Schools out for summer! The teachers have done an excellent job this year (I hope) and so have your children. As a former classroom teacher, this time of year gets super busy- closing out grade books, determining summer school needs, conferencing with parents, field day, graduation. The list goes on and on and on! Many…

Be Still….

It’s Wednesday and last week I promised to post my reflections from The Best Yes. Well if you checked your inbox you know they never came. It’s not that I did not want to encourage you and help you reflect on ways to say NO or how to figure out ways to empty your “plate”.…

3 Vacation Money Saving Tips for Summer Travel

Vacations are fun but let’s be honest, they can be quite expensive.  Depending on where you travel and how long you will vacation there, families can spend close to $3000 including transportation, food, souvenirs, tours, and hotel.  But there’s hope.  Whether big or small, start saving money for your next vacation with these tips! Enroll…

Your Plate is FULL. Please Tell Them No.

This past weekend my cousin came by to visit and we chatted about careers, love, church and life.  Lately, I’ve been reflecting on everything that I’m involved in and looking at revising my schedule to make time for things are a priority in my life. I remember attending this workshop many many moons ago where…

3 Ways to Keep Your Faith In Check

Let’s admit it girls. Some days, weeks, months or seasons get so busy we may forget to check in with God consistently.  I know as a mom, if I’m not conscious about how I’m spending my time, prayer and devotion just might escape me.  Not good. But we are human.  Sometimes we get caught up…

Are You Busy? You Still Need a Budget!

“The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.” Proverbs 22:7 NKJV Anytime someone hears the word budget they automatically assume that the person is struggling financially or that they are BROKE. Not always the case.  According to a Gallup poll, only 1/3 of Americans have a household budget yet…

Sunshine Blogger! Yeah, That’s Me

I’ve been out of commission for the past two days.  Baby clinging to me.  Cleaning my house. Doing laundry. Catching up on work. All that stuff that keeps the every day woman BUSY! So, when I saw this post on the blog I follow, I had to read it several times.  “Like am I reading…