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Podcast: Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans

BLP #94: Planning Your Summer

First Up: Planner Peace This one comes from Cindy: Like the person who sent in her set up, I too use the MakseLife 1 year (vertical layout) planner along with a separate quarterly daily planner. Writing things in the daily with the Monthly/Weekly spread…

May 16, 2022
Weekend

A really nice Saturday

I ended up taking the kids to Target where they spent some gift cards + allowance. I was unable to convince C to buy the shades below, sadly. Today: Run Flamingo Gardens with friends Weekly prep stuff Neighbor friends over for dinner COVID note:…

May 15, 2022
Weekend

Saturday Plans

Yoga – 30 min on Peloton app (probably Aditi Shah, I really like her!). Target – A wants to spend a gift card and I’m sure the other two will want something little (and they have a tiny bit of spending money burning holes…

May 14, 2022
life Planners

5 on a Friday: TGIF Edition

1- This felt like one of the longest weeks of my life. Lots of emotion. Lots of crying. Lots of change in progress. At some point I will elaborate on all of that, but needless to say — I am ready for the weekend.…

May 13, 2022
life

Life is short . . .

I am definitely embracing the above lately. I turn 42 in a mere 8 days, and if this is my version of a midlife crisis, then I feel very lucky. I don’t really mean that I am throwing caution to the wind + cashing…

May 12, 2022
life Parenting

Getting Way Ahead of Myself

I spent so long last night thinking about nebulous things in the future. What if we decide to do XYZ? What would be the financial implications of UVW? What happens if RST doesn’t work out? (I could probably make it through the entire backwards…

May 11, 2022

Tough Day & Some Boxes

Yesterday was the most challenging workday I’ve ever had, from an emotional standpoint. But I survived, and one way or another, I have to believe things will be okay. Today I will just try to focus on doing one thing at a time, continuing…

May 10, 2022
Weekend

A’s Party + Mother’s Day

Despite the heat wave, it’s been a lovely weekend! A’s party went really well — we held it at Color Me Mine and it was by far the easiest kid’s party I’ve hosted in a while (THANK GOODNESS). She turned 10 last month, but…

May 8, 2022
Weekend

May Heat Wave

Apparently I’m in a very ‘pulling the trigger’ mode, because I booked the PHL trip and sent out a book club invite! And people responded! I don’t think it’s impulsivity but rather just a lot of energy to move things forward if I am…

May 7, 2022