“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leonardo da Vinci The other day, I was out for a girls' night and we got on the topic of budgeting. One of my best friends said "Remember when Amanda used to have her purse full of different envelopes of cash for different things?" We all laughed a little over… Continue reading Fool-Proof Budgeting – Simplified for Your Sanity
“Supporting local food production is so much healthier for people. It’s better for the local economy, and it’s a lot of fun.” Jack Johnson Having grown up on a small hobby farm, I developed a taste for the finer things. The "finer things" being treats like sugar snap peas right off the vine, fresh steaks,… Continue reading The Top 6 Reasons I Buy My Meat & Produce Locally
“Tell your mind to get out of your body’s way.” ~Dolvett (The Biggest Loser) While a gym can be a great place to take your fitness to the next level, it’s not necessary for someone just starting out. You can make a great workout happen on your own, at home, with no equipment at all.… Continue reading How I Exercise at Home for FREE – No Equipment Necessary!
“Make your financial decisions on your terms . . . Live a purpose-driven life filled with massive contribution.” ~Michael G. Isom While financial health is an important factor to overall wellbeing, it can be time-consuming and easy to overlook while we are focusing on weight loss and important relationships. The great thing about the technology of today's world is that… Continue reading How to Save Money Effortlessly When You Have No Idea How to Budget
“The best things in life are free. The second-best are very expensive.” ~Coco Chanel 3 years ago, I reached the heaviest weight of my life, and barely made enough money to cover my bills, groceries & fuel. I decided enough was enough and over the next 4 months, I lost 20 pounds without spending a… Continue reading How I Lost 20 Pounds in 4 Months Without Spending a Dime