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How to Bullet Journal: A Complete Guide for Perfectionists

As a type A perfectionist, I spent months drooling over incredible bullet journal layouts on Instagram before I finally gave it a try. I was so nervous about screwing up a page I just couldn’t get started. I loved the idea of finally having a planner and journal customized for me, but I didn’t know …

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How to start a lasting book club

How to Start an Awesome Book Club (That Lasts More Than a Month)

Books are better with friends. Maybe your only knowledge of book clubs is when your mom used to have the ladies in the neighborhood over once a month and kick you out of the living room. But starting a book club can be the perfect way to make sure you see your friends on a …

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Top tips to create a new habit

6 Strategies to Help New Habits Stick

I love habits, goals, plans and all things related to ridiculously long to-do lists. I’m a total self-improvement junkie. Sometimes I succeed, sometimes I fail, but it’s always fun to continue working towards new habits.  But whether you’re looking to stick to a New Year’s resolution or just make a few changes to reach your goals, …

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Preparing financially for death of a spouse

Losing My Husband And Financial Security To An Unexpected Death

Today’s post is an emotional and powerful one. As you may know, the In Case of Emergency Binder is incredibly important to me and the site’s mission. I want to help all families get prepared, just in case. To remove even a little bit of stress for our kids and loved ones if anything was to …

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50 Frugal Christmas Traditions To Start This Year

Christmas traditions are the little things your children will remember for years to come. They are what make the season special. The memories your kids will want to relive with their kids someday. Now, we’re not talking Pinterest-level Elf on the Shelf antics or Christmas cookies that would make Martha Stewart jealous. Ain’t no one got …

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