3 Money Experts Who Helped Me Overcome Debt

Budgeting has never been a task that I enjoyed.  Balancing my checkbook was tolerable as a young adult, and even exciting with the start of my first full time job. The novelty wore off quickly as the purchase of a first home, a wedding, utility payments, and grocery bills inundated my life. And then it… Continue reading 3 Money Experts Who Helped Me Overcome Debt

Lifestyle Re-Design: Moving Towards Freedom

We are ready for a new adventure.  After seven busy years of working and raising a family, we recently took a step back, looked at our surroundings, and realized that time had passed in a whirl-wind.  Some of the ideas and dreams that we had shared before having children had been happily put aside, and now we were ready to… Continue reading Lifestyle Re-Design: Moving Towards Freedom

7 Summer Activities In & Around Schaumburg to Keep Kids Busy

It’s that time of year when parents begin looking for activities to keep the kids busy for the summer.  Below are some of my favorite activities that are FREE or nearly FREE in the Schaumburg and surrounding areas.  Click on each heading for detailed day and times to fill in your calendar. 1. KidsBowlFree.com Kids… Continue reading 7 Summer Activities In & Around Schaumburg to Keep Kids Busy

A Goal Without a Plan is Just a Dream

  Love this saying…I keep this as a constant reminder that we can make our dreams reality if we plan for them, set tasks to move us in the right directions, work hard, and persist.  Sometimes we must think outside the box, live differently than the norm, and step outside our comfort zone.  A goal… Continue reading A Goal Without a Plan is Just a Dream

3 Simple Reasons that I Love the Nike FuelBand

With great resistance, my husband dragged me into the Nike Store one Friday evening in February, determined to sell me on the idea of purchasing the Nike FuelBand. Truthfully, it looked very cool, and was offered in black, white, and clear, but I was still not too interested in having my activity levels on my… Continue reading 3 Simple Reasons that I Love the Nike FuelBand