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Preparation is Key

In my life I have heard the phrase, "Preparation is Key" many of times. When you stop and think about that phrase, it applies to many different life scenarios. Preparation is key in your daily routine, lifetime goals, work projects, and emergency situations. Preparing for any event makes things go a lot smoother than if you hadn't prepared.  Mornings are always a little crazy in my house. I have two little ones ages four and one. I’m sure many of you can relate. I found that if I prepare the night before it makes my mornings so much smoother. Instead of...
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Convenient Options for a Busy Bee

"Too many errands with not enough time in the day," is what I heard my mom repeat over and over again when I was a child. I never understood why she was always rushing around, while my simple life consisted of school, dance, and hanging out with friends. Then I started college, and that simple life became a little more challenging. I really understood the hustle and bustle of everyday life, once I married my husband, and we started our careers.  Are you a busy bee looking for more time and ways to make life convenient? Well, we are in the...
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“He that can have Patience can have what he will.”– Benjamin Franklin The older I get in life, the more I discover the need to be patient. I have an issue with this, because I often find myself excited when I am working towards a goal and want to see immediate results. Unfortunately, that is not always how it works out. Here are some practical ways that I try to maintain patience in life. Be accountable.  No matter what your goal is, it is important to make sure you are holding yourself accountable.. Have you ever saved for a big ticket...
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One by One Method

 Let’s talk about debt. It’s a term that most people dread, probably because many of us have accumulated some type of debt throughout the years. In fact, CBS news reports that U.S. consumers have approximately 3.4 trillion dollars in outstanding debt. Why? Well, it’s probably because our paychecks are remaining the same, while our expenses continue to increase. Life keeps getting more and more expensive, so how do we get out of debt? The following tips have helped me lower my debt tremendously. First, take some time to list all of your monthly loan and credit card payments. Once you have...
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Keep it Simple

“In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Simplicity. Something I strive for but it often escapes me.  Did you ever think to yourself, “ When I am older, I will have things figured out.” Well, sometimes life happens, you get older, and you still don’t have things figured out. No worries, I am right there with you. One of the main lessons I’ve learned from my dad is to keep life simple. As a  young adult, I find myself having the same conversations we had when I was a kid....
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