Ikea Friheten hack!

My projects move slowly and this one took six months. Not because it was so difficult, but because I take forever to make decisions and some things required help. If you recall, I manifested a Friheten from Ikea for $0. Or $11 for loading fee. After deciding I wanted one I put it out in … Continue reading Ikea Friheten hack!

We can break our own hearts.

A brief PSA: Take care of yourselves. Manage your stress. True self care is necessary. Ask for help and support. Make dates to laugh with people. Get outside and breath in the freshly made tree air. Nothing is more important than this. The cardiologist let me know at my last appointment that 2019 was essentially … Continue reading We can break our own hearts.

Heart Surgery Update for Thanksgiving!

Hello friends! I'm pleased as punch to share I'll be having my heart surgery just before Christmas! If it goes well, it will be a 4- 6 week recovery. If it ends up going worst case, it will be months. Let's hope for best case! It all depends on what they find once they get … Continue reading Heart Surgery Update for Thanksgiving!

Grace: Pet Insurance and a Sick dog – A final tally.

This is something I have wanted to do for a while, but waited until it was less emotionally loaded. When Grace passed on July 2nd, I knew I would write a post on the costs associated with her life regarding pet insurance and vet bills. Not only to satiate my own curiosity about pet insurance … Continue reading Grace: Pet Insurance and a Sick dog – A final tally.

Practical Step 3: Bridge the Gap

Hello friends! Have you completed steps one and two on this practical steps when the ish hits the fan journey? Fabulous! Let's get into it. Step three is all about bridging the gap between step one's inventory and step two's shortfall list. If you are like me and created a spreadsheet you could easily create … Continue reading Practical Step 3: Bridge the Gap

Practical Step One: Inventory

So. Everything has hit the fan. You've lost your job. Your health is screwed. Something major has happened. You are freaking out. Overwhelmed. Pick a place to start. Here is my suggestion for practical, actionable works. Take inventory. Of everything. How much food do you have in your house? Pantry and freezer? How much pet … Continue reading Practical Step One: Inventory