Bills, bills, bills. Anyone else brought back to 1999 and the Destiny’s Child song? Just me? As usual. Anyway, this post is less to do about Beyonce, Kelly, and Michelle, and a whole lot more about not getting late fees. Back when I was young and single, I had like 3 bills to pay a month. But when one marries and becomes a home owner, bills tend to multiply. A lot. Enter a bill payment tracker.
While everyone else is making (and possibly already breaking) their New Year’s resolutions, I figured I should check in on my mid-year resolutions I made back in July. Some I accomplished flawlessly, some were accomplished but not to the extent I had in mind, and there are three I did not do. Such is life. Let’s see how I did…
I had so much enthusiasm for 2017. The plan for January was to train in my replacement so in February I could start my new position within the same company. I was so excited and still am completely in love with my job. Health-wise, I started the year feeling better than I had in a long time. At that point, I had been taking liquid gold (liquid iron supplement) for 5 months and was actually feeling like a somewhat functioning adult. I also was making plans and working on setting up this blog. Continue reading “2018 Be Kind To Me – A Recap of 2017”
At work we have a Secret Santa gift exchange. It is fun to partake in, but it also means more gifts to buy. Which then potentially causes more holiday stress. But I was able to minimize the stress with some clever and easy Christmas gifts. I also have found the most amazing recipe for making edible coal – seriously so good! And I made some cute little Christmas themed brownies that could not have been any easier. 🎁
I’m a practical gift giver. I follow a list and almost always give what is on the list. So for non-list type situations, I struggle. Big time. But I also like being crafty, and that can make the most drab practical gifts incredibly cute and personable. There are two girls from my old department that I am still close with and we exchange gifts. I decide to do a little DIY glass etching as part of their gifts. If you’ve never done glass etching before, it is the fastest and easiest DIY ever. I swear.