Please don’t judge for starting out my Happiness project with finances. Boring. Materialistic, maybe. I know. BUT I realize that I need a better grasp on financial matters before I move forward. It has been nagging at me for a while and this project is the perfect time to grab the bull by the horns and really hold myself accountable to create some new, long-sustaining, healthy financial goals. To add to the accountability, I printed out a calendar with a box… Read more »

Last post I mentioned Gretchen Rubin’s Happiness Project, and that I barely made it through the first chapter before creating my own plan for a Happiness Project! I found Gretchen’s story to be very motivating and relatable. After all, she was honest about the fact that she wasn’t depressed, nor was anything terribly wrong with her life but she recognized that she could possibly be happier. My first step was to think about what made me happy, what didn’t and what I wanted/needed… Read more »

Lately I have been working on curating my own version of a capsule wardrobe, inspired by the lovely Caroline over at Unfancy. Living in South Florida where it’s perpetually h-o-t makes it somewhat difficult to have much variety but I think I’ve finally found a happy mix of pieces for a Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter capsule. Being that we don’t get much cold, they aren’t drastically different but I’m okay with that! Throughout the process, I have to say that the most effective… Read more »