So, I have pretty much let this blog go over the past eight months. I got overwhelmed and busy beyond belief, but I think I'm at a place where I can honestly start dedicating once a week at least to writing my blog and holding myself accountable. I'm a very private person and this is hard … Continue reading Regroup, Reorganize, Refocus
So I donated a lot of household items this past weekend. The guy I donated to was so thankful for what I donated (see my Connections! Connections! post) and learning that we are both divorced recently, we got to chatting. He offered to help me create an outdoor space and also give me a bedframe. … Continue reading Porch Redo: Recycle and Reuse!
So yesterday I minimized. It was nerve wracking at first because afterall it IS Craigslist. But the gentleman and his sister who came to grab my things were actually really sweet! He was newly divorced himself and he grew dedicated to filling his time giving back and helping people. He collects things off Craigslist, Freecycle, yard … Continue reading Connections! Connections!
So far this week I've done the following:Opened a bank account and savings account as another bank. (ex works for the one we had and I want no chances he has secret access lol!!)Set up direct depositSigned up and configured Mint (as written in previous post)Made an appointment to consign my old clothesLowered my two … Continue reading Week 1: Setting Myself Up for Success!
I just signed up for Mint. www.mint.com It's a financial tool I now use to create a budget and stay on top of my finances. One thing I love about this site is it enables me to embed my bank accounts (scary I know! but most major companies and banks allow them to link so … Continue reading Mint: A Cool Financial Tool