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Things I TRY Not to Purchase

While I normally do a monthly debt recap … I thought it would be a bit more fun to reflect about ways I am changing/shaping my life to be 1. more economical and 2. more in line with the various values and beliefs that I carry. One thing that’s been ongoing, and I have written […]

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35 Years

For years I wanted to be older, and now I am. – Margaret Atwood There’s some truth. I remember thinking when I was young(er) about how much I wanted to “grow up” and do all those “adult” things that seemed so fun! I can’t really say if things turned out how I expected, or anticipated, […]

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June 2020 Recap & July 2020 Goals

Read about my June 2020 Goals here – but let’s see how we did and talk about where we want to go! Money – June was the first month with no car payment! Whooo!!! The debt slaying focus is still number 1 – so making every attempt to use those funds wisely when I do, […]

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Money and Debt – Second Quarter 2020 Update

Since I vowed to get my financial fitness under control in 2020 – I implemented some changes, and since 3 months have gone by in the blink of an eye – here are some updates (April 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020): I decided “I want to pay off my auto loan first” which was […]

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Gains – Fitness Update

Since it’s been a while, and I have some updates to report, figured I’d do a little update post on my fitness side of life! You can read about some past posts that integrate with this: 2 years of Change What have I DONE?! Fitness Journey Haleakala – Peloton Challenge Review These are just a […]

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May 2020 Recap

You can read about my May Goals in full here, but let’s recap how things went! Money – Who paid off their car in May … and 18 months early? THIS GAL!! Now just waiting for the new title to be sent to me from the DMV and all that jazz, but yes SOOOOOOO happy! […]

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June 2020 Goals

WOW. Is the year almost already half way over?! and to think I’ve spent a large portion of that in my house…how crazy! Well, with a new month comes some fresh (or re-freshed) goals! Whoooooooo. Love me some goals and planning – so let’s just get to it! Money – June will be the first […]

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CLUTTER Crazy

I have spent much focused effort since last fall to clear clutter and downsize my life. THOUGHT I was doing well…until I realized I wasn’t. “Don’t put down, put away” is a quote I recently heard while listening to the audiobook “Making Space, Clutter Free” by Tracy McCubbin. She has a really insightful approach to […]

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Haleakala – Peloton Challenge Review

From the PeloBuddy site: “Christine D’Ercole takes you through climbing the 10,000+ foot Haleakala Volcano, in this 5 part, 5 hour climb ride series.” Explore the Haleakala National Park on their website and see what it’s all about! I wrote about it here, and this past Saturday myself and 4 other ladies did this ride […]

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Methodology – Meal Service Review

If you’ve read my blog in the past, by now you know I love to try things/services, sometimes for fun, sometimes just because of a discount, but I TRY things! I also love food, but sometimes that whole “cooking for 1” thing just doesn’t work well for my budget, my waist or my time/efficiency. Methodology […]

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