Author Archives: Holly

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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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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Insurance woes

It’s my favorite time of year (please note,  I’m typing this with my sarcasm font). January brings a brand new insurance company and deductibles and so far this year, in the first 27 days we’ve spent the following: Contacts and glasses for … Continue reading

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2018-The Year of Being Bold

We’re almost a week into 2018 and I’m just now settling on my resolutions for the year. Granted it’s the busy time of year at my work and the juggling long hours with the hustle and bustle of preparing for … Continue reading

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2017 Recap

  2017 really flew by. I know I’ve said it before but it seems like the older I get the faster life is moving and honestly I’m not sure I like that. Our family dynamic has shifted already quite a … Continue reading

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December Goals

The months are absolutely flying by. We won’t even talk about my terrible progress with my November goals and obviously we’re more than halfway through December before I could eke this post out. Instead of focusing on what didn’t happen, … Continue reading

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Bye-Bye Cable

As a single parent, I’m always looking for new ways to cut costs, and of course that’s become especially important over the last three years as the boys graduated high school and we lost the Social Security payments we’d come … Continue reading

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