2017 was a year of huge upheaval for me. Marriage, moving to a new city, trying work in a new sector, leaving that, and then finding a dream job in my old sector. Overall, it feels really good. Jordan and I have a very strong marriage and I finally feel like I am settling into… Read More Financial Year in Review
As I shared earlier this year, I am setting quarterly goals for myself instead of yearly ones. I am wanting to be more intentional with big picture things, in both my finances and the rest of my life. In April, I shared the goals I set myself for the second quarter. Now that the second… Read More 2nd Quarter Reflections and 3rd Quarter Goals
This post is a lot later than I would like it to be. Honestly, I’ve been really struggling to write. It’s been a very hectic couple of months for me and I feel like it’s caught up to me in the last two weeks. I’ve been stressed, cranky, and just plain exhausted. It’s been really hard to… Read More Second Quarter Goals
March was a really tumultuous month for me. I had lots of big changes at work (both good and bad), a much needed vacation in Victoria, and the ups and downs of the Easter weekend. It felt like a very intense month and like things went by really really fast. So I was really surprised… Read More March Savings & First Quarter Goals
My goals for the first quarter of 2016.… Read More The First Quarter
This is kind of a bigger question that I’ve been thinking about the answer to a lot lately: why frugality? I think that if someone is going to embrace a more frugal lifestyle, whatever that looks like, there needs to be a deeper motivation than simply spending less. I’m a very goal-oriented and future-oriented person, so… Read More Why Frugality?