February’s Big Plan

February - the shortest month with the busiest schedule. Why does that always happen? I'll break my goals up into Financial, Professional, Personal. The financial section is pretty self-explanatory--it's all about the money; the professional will encompass my writing, not my day job because that's pretty same ole, same ole and so long as I show … Continue reading February’s Big Plan

Monthly Wrap Up – January

So, as it turned out, January wasn't quite as productive as I had envisioned it would be, but I still managed to get things done. I always think I have more free time in my off-work hours than I actually do and sometimes, a girl just wants to sit down, decompress and not task herself … Continue reading Monthly Wrap Up – January

Ms. Go-Go, Gandalf & Sanity

Hard to believe we've reached the end of January already! This month has been a very busy month for me. I've worked hard to take on a more minimalistic lifestyle and mindset and feel much calmer than I did a few months ago. Because a few months ago, I felt anything but calm. Now, brace … Continue reading Ms. Go-Go, Gandalf & Sanity

So This Is It

So this is it. My 50s. Day 1. Now, I don't want to jinx it, but I have to say - so far, so good. I'm weirdly excited about this decade. My 30s were great, my 40s awesome. I can't wait to see what the 50s bring. To celebrate, I decided to take the day … Continue reading So This Is It

The Pro & Con of Shiny and New

I have an iPhone 6. It's just over 2 years old and according to my cell phone provider I am ready for an upgrade! Do I want/need an upgrade? Yes to the want, but need? Well, let's review: In the Pro column: The iPhone 7 has a superior camera and my phone is what I … Continue reading The Pro & Con of Shiny and New

The Winter 10×10 Challenge

I didn't get too much work done on curating my closet and developing outfit styles, etc. thanks to a winter storm that hit us overnight and dumped a ton of snow in our driveway. After shovelling out, I sat down and was perusing Instagram when I came across some people doing the #winter10x10 challenge. What this is, … Continue reading The Winter 10×10 Challenge

Stripping Down

In early December, I ordered The Curated Closet by Anuschka Rees in the hopes this book would (1) assist me in cleaning out my closet, and (2) give my style a bit of a reboot. I have a pretty good idea of what my style is, but my current wardrobe isn't quite matching up with … Continue reading Stripping Down

Putting It Down on Paper

I find I work best when I track things. Not just the things that need to be done, but also the tasks that have been completed. Or haven't been, as sometimes is the case. My preferred method for this is my bullet journal, which I use for daily tasks, monthly planning, appointments, to dos, tracking habits, etc. I check … Continue reading Putting It Down on Paper

The Road Ahead

Here we are ~ January, 2017. This isn't just any other new year for me either. In a few short weeks I hit the big 5-0 (when did that happen??). The sudden realization that I'm entering the second half of my life puts an odd urgency to things that wasn't there before. I want to get things done, things I've … Continue reading The Road Ahead

My Addiction

My name is Kelly and I'm a knitter. That's only partly true. I am a knitter. I have an Etsy shop and everything. But in the past two years I haven't had much time to knit, so in truth what I have become is a yarn hoarder. Because while I haven't been knitting much, I have continued … Continue reading My Addiction