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Budget Fashion


I haven’t been shopping in forever. It’s not really something I do much of anymore, at least not in person. But today I am going to shop for new bras/underwear because IT’S TIME. Some of my sports bras I remember wearing when I was…

January 23, 2020

Planning Question: When do you look at your lists?

Recently, a reader asked this interesting question. It’s all well and good to keep 398734 lists in your planner (or accessory notebook, as the case may be). But when is it necessary/helpful to actually LOOK at these lists? Some people may resent having a…

January 22, 2020
Book Reviews Budget

YNAB, Budgets, etc

So I started Your Money or Your Life last night. Woah. First of all, it’s definitely dated (it’s a 2008 updated version of a 1990s book although I just realized there’s a 2018 one out there! Maybe I should switch). Though I find the…

January 21, 2020

Weekend Report: Mostly solo

Josh was on call, so I was primarily on my own for this one. Saturday: I had a babysitter come while I went for a quick run & then took G to MyGym We went to the playground (their current favorite one with lots…

January 20, 2020
life Parenting

5 on a Friday: General updates & links

1- Thank you for all of the pod topic suggestions yesterday! It does take some time to move episodes through our pipeline, so please don’t think I am ignoring them if you don’t see these requests pop up in the next month or two.…

January 17, 2020
Goals The Podcast

January Goals – halfway point

How often do you go back and look at your goals lists? I try look at my weekly list at least daily, my monthly list at least weekly, and my quarterly list at least monthly. WHEW! I am also contemplating printing a version of…

January 16, 2020
Goals life

Quick Social Media Update

First of all, HI if you are a new reader. I think Gillian (this week’s podcast guest!) posted about BOBW on PMG (enormous physician mom’s group on FB; I am not a member because I found it way too tantalizing and addicting and therefore…

January 15, 2020

Superficial Skincare UPDATE

A few weeks ago, a reader asked for an update on my skincare rituals. Many of you commented on the original post – so many fun and interesting product ideas! I am now ~4 months and 2 Sephora orders into my current routine, so…

January 14, 2020

Weekend Report: packed edition

We did a LOT this past weekend. And while every moment wasn’t amazing (certain child going through tough behavioral phase . . . ), it felt full, in a good way. Friday: I took the big kids to the dentist before work. Next time…

January 13, 2020
Budget Goals life

5 on a Friday

1- Mani/pedi. I got my nails done yesterday! It is one of my “20 for 2020” to do this monthly. Having them done a) looks pretty and put together; b) prevents me from biting them. And honestly, I have gotten conditioned to feel like…

January 10, 2020