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I'm a mom with dreams.  I want to live my life with no boundaries.  One day at a time.

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12 Months of Grateful – February

This is the second month of my 12 Months of Grateful series. I have a few things I’d love to highlight for you! I received my annual bonus and raise this month. It’s always a good thing to receive extra money, right? My manager said it wasn’t as high as he’d asked for, but I’m…
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Extra Income, Family, Financial, Grateful, Happiness, Things I am Grateful For

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10 Fun Things A Single Parent Transitioning To The Empty Nest Can Do

I mentioned in a previous post that in a few years, I will be going through my empty nest years.  I’ve been divorced 12 years and never thought I’d be going through those years on my own. While I love my daughter with everything in me, I know that it’s inevitable that she will be…
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About Me, bucket list, Change, Divorced Parent Support, Downsizing, Empty Nest, Family, Happiness, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Mom, Single Dad, Single Mom, Single Parent

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Traveling During the Holiday Season

With my increasing want and need to travel the country and possibly live overseas for a year or two, it got me thinking.  I’ve never been away from my family during the holidays. I don’t count the times I’ve had to work on a holiday. I mean I’ve never intentionally been away from my family during…
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Christmas, Holiday, Thanksgiving, Travel

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Why Do We Shop On Thanksgiving?

In recent years. i.e. the last 10 years, Thanksgiving shopping has been a trend that is, in my opinion, unacceptable. Thanksgiving is a time that family should spend together.  Thanksgiving is a time we should have to be thankful for everything we have. Granted, that should be every day, but… Thanksgiving is NOT a time…
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Family, Holiday, Shopping, Thanksgiving

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4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Moving into a Tiny Home

I’ve shared with you that I recently moved from Delaware to Pennsylvania. I sold my house and got rid of so much clutter and, in general, stuff.  I’ve always lived in places that have been at least 800 square feet. My first house after I got married was just under 1600 sq ft. My last home…
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Country Living, Finance, Happiness, Lifestyle, Tiny Home Living

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Our Weekend in New York City

This past summer, my daughter and I went to NYC. One of my bucket list items was to stay in Times Square. I wanted to see the life and vibrancy of the city and how late that lasted. We drove in to the Trenton Train Station and managed to get an earlier train, woohoo!  It…
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bucket list, Happiness, Lifestyle, Travel, Uncategorized

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Taking a Page From our Millennial Generation. Don’t Settle.

I have to admit something to you all.  I am TOTALLY jealous of the Millennial generation. Not only because I’d love to relive my youth… (Oh come on, you all know you want to relive your youth. You can’t lie to me! :)) And certainly not because when they do stupid things, it’s all online…
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Challenge Yourself, Employment, Entrepreneur, Finance, Happiness, Job, Lifestyle, Retirement, Uncategorized

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Ways to Save Money for a Major Purchase

My daughter turns 16 in three months.  She will have her learners permit at that time.  OMG.  I am way too young to have a daughter who is about to start driving people!  I mean come on now! How and when did this happen??? With that said, my daughter informs me that I need to…
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Challenge Yourself, Co-Parenting, Extra Income, Finance, Mom, Saving Money, Single Mom, Uncategorized

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My Dream is Becoming a Reality!

Last night, the next step in my journey to follow my dreams happened!  My new business website went live!  Why am I sharing it here with you?  Well, I’m excited about it and want to share it with everyone. I want to shout it from the rooftops with the hopes it takes flight :). This…
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Change, Co-Parenting, Consultant, Divorced Parent Support, Freelancer, New Business, Research, Uncategorized, VA, Virtual Assistant, Work

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Small Town USA – Yes, I live here

Every month, on the first Friday, my town shut down the main streets around our Borough.  It’s never postponed or canceled. Rain or snow, the show will go on!  This is one of the joys I’ve found living in a small town. For September’s First Friday, our town did a car show. We had well…
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Country Living, Uncategorized

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