How I Stayed On Track Financially During The Holidays

December was not a great month for me personally. Despite my numerous struggles (namely, removing my butt from the couch), there was one notable area of success: I met or exceeded all my financial goals! First and foremost, I stuck to my budget … [Continue reading]

My Month-Long Visit To Lazytown

So...after a few short months of blogging, I'm already one of those "Sorry-I've-been-so-MIA-lately" bloggers. That's annoying. Sorry about that. But seriously - nobody wants to hear my lame apology. Let's just move forward, okay? As it turns … [Continue reading]

P90X Update – Weeks 12, 13, & 14

P90X is complete!!!!! 14 weeks down, 0 more to go! In an effort to be completely honest throughout this process, I have to admit that the last two weeks of the program were tough. This is the reason I was forced to add "Week 14" to it (week 13 was … [Continue reading]

An Unconventional List Of Things I’m Thankful For

'Tis the season for giving thanks and counting blessings! I have many things to be thankful for these days - family, friends, health, job, etc. - and I certainly don't take them for granted. But lists like that are a dime a dozen this time of … [Continue reading]

P90X Update – Week 11

Week 11 of P90X is complete! 11 down, 2 more to go. Here is the recap: Day 1 - First half of Yoga Day 2 - Rest Day 3 - Kenpo + Ab Ripper Day 4 - Rest (for absolutely no good reason) Day 5 - Second half of Yoga Day 6 - Legs & … [Continue reading]

Live For Today Or Save For Tomorrow?

I recently stumbled upon an article written a couple months ago over at Elite Daily: If You Have Savings In Your 20s, You're Doing Something Wrong. The title is pretty self-explanatory, but here is my Cliffs Notes version: Lauren, the author, … [Continue reading]

My Plan To Become A Morning Person

"Win the morning, win the day." - A bunch of cool, successful people (including Tim Ferriss and Hal Elrod) I'm not exactly sure who gets credit for this quote (a 2-minute Google search left me empty-handed), but it's quickly becoming my new … [Continue reading]

P90X Update – Week 10

Week 10 of P90X is complete! 10 down, 3 more to go. Here is the recap: Day 1 - Shoulder & Arms + Ab Ripper Day 2 - Kenpo Day 3 - Plyometrics Day 4 - First half of Yoga Day 5 - Rest Day 6 - Legs & Back + Ab Ripper Day 7 - … [Continue reading]

Why I Stopped Cleaning My House On The Weekend

I recently stopped cleaning my house on the weekends. At first, it just felt wrong...like a betrayal to my inner neat freak or something. Then I stumbled upon this article, and all was right with the world again. (Check out #8!) In the fall, a … [Continue reading]

P90X Update – Week 9

Week 9 of P90X is complete! 9 down, 4 more to go. Here is the recap: Day 1 - Second half of Yoga (make up from week 8) + Kenpo Day 2 - Legs & Back + Ab Ripper Day 3 - Shoulders & Arms + Ab Ripper Day 4 - First half of Yoga Day … [Continue reading]