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Best Laid Plans Ep #32: Planning Your Financial Life

Housekeeping 1- Remember, you can submit audio questions! I would love to hear some of your voices! 2- Apology – A listener pointed out: “In episode 12, you were referencing the yearly calendar and holidays listed. And mentioned some holidays were non traditional, non…

March 1, 2021
COVID19 life

Blah, February

And I am definitely not referring to the weather, not here! Just feeling kind of unsettled this week. Restless. Icky. And I’m not even sure why. I think I need a posting break! Well, and a break in general. Sometimes I need a reminder…

February 23, 2021
Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans: Episode #30 Plan with Laken!

I have long admired Plan with Laken — her energy! her positivity! her creativity! And of course, her beautiful distinctive handwriting. It was a pleasure interviewing her bright and early for Best Laid Plans! We discuss her favorite planners, her online presence (and ability…

February 22, 2021
Weekend

Menu Etc

This Week’s Menu: S: smoked sausage & white bean soup (recipe idea via Lagliv!) M: honey mustard chopped chicken salad T: leftovers if they exist, or tacos / taco salad W: tacos / tacos salad R: basil chickpea curry with rice & naan F:…

February 21, 2021
life Parenting

C = 7!!!

Well. There is nothing perfect about the video above, but it’s pretty reflective of now. C’s favorites: TV: Pokemon Sport: Soccer Grade: 1st Alternate Sport: Skateboarding Food: In the video, he said “everything”! I’m not sure that’s true, but he’s not terribly hard to…

February 20, 2021
life

5 on a Friday

1- TX. Thinking about TX readers who are still going through power outages and cold. NYT Article with links on how to help HERE. I just donated to Feeding Texas via the ActBlue link. (If anyone has personal recommendations on which organizations, I will…

February 19, 2021
Habits

Routines vs Ruts Etc

Okay! Trying again. Hopefully today’s thoughts will not get unceremoniously deleted. Laura and I are actually recording a podcast episode today about getting out of ruts, which spurred my interest on this topic. Because my first instinct was HEY, I LIKE MY RUTS. And…

February 18, 2021
Planners

Lost post!

That never happens! Usually wordpress saves as I’m going but apparently this time . . . it didn’t. I had a post all written about routines vs ruts + I’m not going to claim it was a masterpiece, but man — I’m sad it…

February 17, 2021
COVID19

Thinking and overthinking

Work-related stressors (related to hard-to-answer ethical questions that wear on me sometimes, and particularly lately). The pandemic wall. I recognize that my version of pandemic life would be considered very soft by some: I go to work when I need to. The kids go…

February 16, 2021