Author Archives: Holly

10 Frugal Ways for Self Care

Self care is something that I’ve discovered is sooo important and yet something that we (especially women and moms I think) tend to neglect. I don’t think I’m the only one that finds myself running around like a crazy woman … Continue reading

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Dream Jobs

  What’s your dream job? I’m going to take a guess here and say something pops into your mind fairly quickly when I ask this. I’m also going to guess that very few people will say their current occupation is … Continue reading

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Vacations, Surgery, and Money

I feel like I have a pretty dull, predictable life most of the time. It’s a very simple life for the most part. I work (a lot!), have book club once a month, and have a core group of friends … Continue reading

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Slowing Down-Whether You Like It Or Not

I’ve always been a person who has trouble slowing down. I seem to thrive with a busy to-do list. Part of my issue I think is that there’s so much I want to do in life. I need to work … Continue reading

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A Lottery Ticket and a Dream

The Mega Millions jackpot last night was 1.28 billion dollars. That’s right, I said Billion, not million. I can’t even imagine winning a million dollars, let alone a billion dollars but it’s fun to plop a few dollars down for … Continue reading

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Holly’s Favorites-Summer 2022 edition

It’s that time again. I was trying to decide what to write this week and I realized I hadn’t done one of my favorite posts for nearly a year and a half. Time to remedy that. The Library I love … Continue reading

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Summer Bucket List on a Budget

Yay!! Summer is here! At least that’s the general feeling for most people. I know I’m in the minority here but it’s really not my favorite season. I don’t do well with hot weather, my work schedule is extra busy, … Continue reading

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Putting In The Work

Have we gotten lazy as a society? Has our need for instant gratification affected our drive? Several commercials and advertisements lately have prompted this little rant from me today. “Work today…get paid today…” seen on several fast food restaurant signs. … Continue reading

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Job Hunting-Does Anyone Like It?

Once upon a time, people picked a company to work for and that’s where they stayed for the majority of their careers. Over the years, this has become more and more infrequent though. I have learned (the hard way) over … Continue reading

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Learning to Pivot

What do you think of when you hear the phrase “Pivot”? If you’re around my age and/or a fan of the show Friends, you probably think of the infamous scene where they’re trying to get a couch up some narrow … Continue reading

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