From Goal to Action: Finances

Like most people I know, talking about money is not my favorite subject. In fact, I’ll often go to great lengths to avoid conversations about money. As someone who can be a bit of a perfectionist, handling money, saving for retirement, and making wise financial decisions in midst of a “keeping up with the Joneses”Continue reading “From Goal to Action: Finances”

From Goal to Action: Relationships

I recently shared my 2023 goals and what worked and what didn’t in 2022. Starting this week, I’m breaking down each goal into specific action steps to help me make progress on my goals. As I break down each goal, it’s important to take the long view. This goal-setting process isn’t a sprint, it’s aContinue reading “From Goal to Action: Relationships”

Traditions: Christmas Movie Nights

There’s no denying it: my family loves a good movie. One of our most cherished Christmas traditions is revisiting our favorite holiday movies every year. Sometimes we’ll make a special treat to go along with it (Sticky Popcorn is always a favorite) but often we just pile into the living room and hit play. Here’sContinue reading “Traditions: Christmas Movie Nights”

Traditions: Soup Sunday

The house is still quiet when I rise from my bed. Most mornings, the smell of brewed coffee greets me, but today I am the first to tread the creaking floorboards. After the normal Friday rituals— Bible, coffee, Instagram— I find myself in the kitchen, mixing flour and water together in anticipation of crusty bread.Continue reading “Traditions: Soup Sunday”

{Menu Monday 12.21.20}

Happy #menumonday, friends! Can you believe it? Christmas week is here!! I’m excited, but it is a bit bittersweet. In a “normal” year, we’d be packing up this week and heading to Montana to visit family, but this year… Well, we are staying home. I’m a little relieved to not be traveling the passes thisContinue reading “{Menu Monday 12.21.20}”

{Menu Monday 12.14.20}

Happy #menumonday, friends! It’s the last week of school before Winter Break, and I’m so ready! Things will be a little different this year (who’s soooo tired of saying that?) but it will be lovely to have some down time, some relaxation, and some family time. I love that we get the full two weeksContinue reading “{Menu Monday 12.14.20}”

[Menu Monday 12.7.20}

Happy #menumonday, friends! It’s hard to believe we are already a week into December. 2020 is quickly coming to a close (good riddance)! I hope you’re enjoying a slower holiday season and taking time to celebrate, even if it is small things along the way. Our Decembers are often filled with evening events, and whileContinue reading “[Menu Monday 12.7.20}”

{Menu Monday 11.30.20}

Happy #menumonday, friends! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I think I’m still full from our turkey dinner. We had a lovely meal with way too much food for just 6 of us, but it was a fun day, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. November is coming to a close and I’m definitelyContinue reading “{Menu Monday 11.30.20}”

{Menu Monday 11.23.20}

Happy #menumonday, friends! And happy Thanksgiving week to everyone! This is one of my favorite weeks of the year. I love the traditions surrounding Thanksgiving that my family has curated over the years, and I love the food. I love that we start the Christmas season after dinner on Thanksgiving, and I love being withContinue reading “{Menu Monday 11.23.20}”