How I Design a Website

How I Design a Website

So, I didn’t exactly go to school to be a web designer. I have an English degree. There isn’t a whole lot you can do with an English degree. Most people say, “Oh, well at least you have A degree” when I tell them that. I’m totally...

It’s all about the details.

It’s all about the details.

Every December I go through a purging process. It’s about the new year coming, and it’s also about me turning a year older. Ideally, I get it all done before the birthday, but the ultimate goal is the 31st. The entire house must be emptied of junk, clothes...

The downhill slide

The downhill slide

My birthday is in one month and a few days. And I’m turning 36. This is my last month of being on the upswing toward 70. In 30 days, I’ll be on the downhill slide. Now there’s nothing wrong with turning 36. In fact a friend and I decided that people...

I Think it’s About Forgiveness…

There is one thing that keeps coming up in my life lately – forgiveness. This is not the word I picked for this year – that was Honesty, but you know what, right now part of Honesty for me IS forgiveness. And it’s not just forgiving the people who...

It’s too late. You’re too old.

It’s too late. You’re too old.

As I’m writing this, I’m 35 years old. Which really isn’t that old from where I’m sitting right now. 20 years ago, it seemed pretty ancient. But it really doesn’t seem like I should be able to use the phrase “20 years ago,”...

Do What You Love, Love What You Do

Do What You Love, Love What You Do

If you haven’t realized by now, I’m a huge advocate of doing what you love. I’m doing it, and thank the good Lord, my husband is now too. It’s amazing what a difference it makes in your life. The thing about doing what you love is that you will...

Quitting vs. Giving Up

Quitting vs. Giving Up

I’ll admit it – I’m a quitter. If I pour my heart and soul into something, and it still isn’t working, I quit. I do not, however give up. And I think there is a big difference between the two. Giving up is what you do when something gets hard....

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October 19, 2015

Spend Less on Candles

Addendum: YES, I realize the tweet is a joke. But, it is an illustration of the point I was trying to make. Obviously, it’s ridiculous to […]
October 5, 2015

Jessica Walker Management

I have had the recent pleasure of working Amanda Krill to create my website. I was dreading having my new site put together and put it […]
October 5, 2015

Admitting You Need Help – That’s The First Step

As with any other problem in your life, admitting you need help is the first step. But where to get that help? For people who like […]
October 5, 2015

The Inconstant Life of an Entrepreneur

My youngest son is going to be 10 in a few months. Which means that I’ve been running my own business for dangerously close to a […]
October 2, 2015

Breaking Through Autism

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September 30, 2015

Guest Post: Save Your Way Out of Debt

Saving is the fastest way out of debt. Time and time again I see men and women in debt keeping themselves in deprivation mode saying things like, […]
September 25, 2015

The Glorification of Busy

Everybody is so busy. But, like, no one is getting stuff done. That may be a little inaccurate. People are getting things done, but perhaps it’s not […]
September 21, 2015

Yes, I’m in debt. And yes, I bought that.

Being in debt sucks. You know that. And it’s hard, when you are in debt to stick to your guns where spending is concerned. Especially if […]
September 17, 2015

Q&A: Will Credit Consolidation Hurt My Credit Score

I wrote a guest blog for The Penny Hoarder a few weeks ago – and one of the questions I got, both via email and on […]