Author Archives: Holly

Simple Comforts

There’s too much going on in my life right now between busy times at work and kids coming and going between out-of-state summer jobs and returning to school for the fall semester and struggling to find the time and energy … Continue reading

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Dealing With Life’s Curveballs

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans…John Lennon” This is a favorite quote of mine and boy has it proven to be true this summer. I had some really grand plans this summer and let’s … Continue reading

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Budgeting-It’s not a four-letter word

This post was originally published in February 2017 but I felt it is worth a reprint. Okay, so I will admit that I am a bit of a numbers geek. I love playing around with numbers and creating my budget … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Living Small

  We moved into our condo last April. We downsized from a 1625 square foot condo with three bedrooms, three baths and a one-car garage into a 985 square foot condo with two bedrooms and two baths and no garage. … Continue reading

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7 Ways I Save While Shopping

I was busy pondering some ideas for a new blog post this week and my son suggested that I write about all the apps I use to save and make money so I have to give credit for this post to … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Have Summer Fun on a Budget

It’s summer time! Yes, I’m a grown up with a full-time office job Monday through Friday and I’m even working a part-time job one day of every weekend right now but I still get a little excited at the prospect … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed

I’ve decided I need about 5 extra hours in the day! The older I get the more I think I have adult ADD. I have so much that I need and want to do in life and I’m at that stage … Continue reading

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Percocet and Peeps

Okay, apparently I am a really bad mom. My boys are 19 and 21 and I probably haven’t made them Easter baskets for a good 8 years or so. Conversations with two different friends who have kids my age and … Continue reading

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Betting On Myself

Earlier this year when I was setting my New Year’s resolutions I decided I wanted to be bold this year. I wanted to stretch myself and step out of my comfort zone in life. I wasn’t sure how this was … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Race and It’s Not a Contest

Let’s start this post off with a confession. I am a tad bit competitive. Not crazy competitive like cheating or tripping people or anything like that but I do like to win if there’s a contest and although I know … Continue reading

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