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Ten Dollar Tribe - Risking a Blog to Change a Community

As I started this year I knew I wanted to focus on Risk. Why do it? Who risks and why to they do it? 463 more words

Raising Our Girls

My Changing Relationship with Facebook

I’ve known for awhile that Facebook and I needed to reevaluate our relationship. It was making me irritable, begging me to compare myself to others, and stealing valuable time (if even just ten minutes in a day). 445 more words


Books I've Read {January Update}

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I am going to try to remember to give updates on what I am reading, so I can keep to my book list for the year. 438 more words


The Façade of Perfection

Life is too short. And as odd as this may sound, I’d rather be a disappointment and authentically me rather than an unhappy fraud.

Authenticity: it’s as simple as standing firm in your beliefs, creating your music and not allowing a record company to change “your sound,” or hosting a YouTube channel for the masses to watch with content you believe in. 100 more words

Matters Of Opinion

Book List 2015

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here. Sooo…last year, I didn’t do a good job of updating you on the books I read. 271 more words


How to Make Homemade Pizza Dough (It's Freezer-Friendly)

I was given this pizza crust recipe before I got married almost 12 years ago and it’s been my go-to recipe ever since then. It’s so quick and easy and almost impossible to mess up — exactly my kind of recipe! 331 more words

Budget Recipes

7 Ways Getting Organized Will Save You Money

Did you know that being organized can save you at least a few hundred dollars (or more!) per year? It’s true! Not only that, but the stress you’ll relieve from your life by making organization a priority is impossible to calculate a monetary value on. 425 more words

Money-Saving Tips