Motivation Helpers

Sticking to a program or journey is HARD!  There’s no instant gratification.  There’s no one standing there to give you a medal when you step on the scale.  There’s no celebration unless you do it for yourself!  Over the course of the last five years, I have done a handful of things to increase my motivation. […]

Fit & Frugal: No Spend September

Lately I have been praying for a way to get out of this mindset and debt that we have accumulated with having our kids and all of the moves we have done.  I’ve been hearing people on the radio talk about how they pushed through the debt snowballing and are now within months of owning […]

ABFOL’s 31 day purge

I decided that it was time to re-organize!  The holidays and marathon training plus all else in life completely wrecked my system I had going.  We have never been completely unorganized but the clutter had definitely built up! I won’t lie.  The thought of organizing itself brings on the chaos!  You need to move and […]

DIY Scrabble Tile Pillows!

DIY Scrabble Tile Pillow I had been in a mood to redecorate.  I think being that we’ve been in the same place for 2 whole years I needed something to change.  LOL!  #Milspouseproblems Anyway, I had seen this somewhere.  I don’t remember if it was on Etsy, Pinterest or maybe on a blog.  I decided […]

runDisney Princess Half Marathon: My Ariel

Leading up to the runDisney Glass Slipper Challenge my 3 yr old decided that I should not be Snow White anymore…I should be Rapunzel.  Then as the race was about a month away, she decided that I should be Ariel.  Luckily for her, I wanted to make her smile and I didn’t have too hard […]

DIY Disney Countdown

It’s getting close!  We’re almost there!  AHHHH!  Honestly, I think I am more excited than the kidlets are.  Not sure they really understand where or what Disney is.  Either way…time for a quick craft for little man (who is currently obsessed with calendars) to do!   We got… a dollar store frame printed out a […]

DIY Weight Loss Motivation

  I’m in love with my dollar store weight loss motivation! $2 for 2 bags of stones $2 for 2 glass vases Rope from the craft draw 2 signs made in photoshop I got the idea from…Pinterest!  Surprised?  Of course not.  But credit where credit is due, here’s the inspiration pin/blog

DIY Wine Cork Display

I’m a selective hoarder.  I selectively hoard things like wine bottles, greeting cards, ticket stubs…  If it has a memory to it, I keep it.  Thankfully, in the world of Pinterest I can feel like it’s been for beautiful crafting!  I got my ideas from the pins below. I simply picked up […]