All posts by: Diane

  • 2016 yearly blog wrap up including traffic and income and a lot more.

Yearly Wrap Up – 2016

2016… Good bye and good riddance! To say that 2016 was not my best year ever would be a bit of an understatement. It seemed to be a year of challenges piled on top of calamities. I wont go into...
  • Money saving life hacks help you spend less on stuff that doesn't matter so you can spend more on the stuff that does. Life is too short to sacrifice the fun stuff.

13 Smart (and Simple) Money Saving Life Hacks

These money saving life hacks will help you spend less on stuff that doesn’t really matter so you can save or spend more on the stuff that does matter. When money is tight you have two choices spend less or...
  • How do you want your life to change? Use these 5 steps to clarify what you want and how to go about getting it.

How Do You Want Your Life to Change in 2017?

This post “How Do You Want Your Life to Change in 2017” contains affiliate links Every year, around this time, I start thinking about how I want my life to look next holiday season. This has been a particularly challenging...
  • Financial resolutions worth keeping! Stick to these seven personal finance basics and you're well on your way to an awesome new year.

7 Financial Resolutions Worth Making for the New Year

Stick to these financial resolutions and the new year is guaranteed to be awesome! *** This post contains affiliate links. *** Generally, I do my best to avoid making new year’s resolutions. It’s too easy to turn the prospect of...

9 Simple Gift Ideas Minimalists Will Love

Running out of gift ideas for that minimalist loved one who is, therefore, impossible to buy for? Let’s face it, we all have at least one of those people in our social sphere. Sometimes, they’re naturally frugal so their standard response to...
  • Five TED talks that will help improve your productivity in surprising ways.

5 TED Talks That Will Inspire Your Productivity

TED talks. I’m a huge fan. No doubt, you’ve already noticed that. It seems there’s a TED talk to cover every topic you can imagine – a few you probably can’t. The one’s I like most are the talks that...
  • Become your best self by unleashing your curiosity and embracing life-long learning. Expand your horizons and open your mind to new possibilities...

How to Become Your Best Self Through Life-long Learning

** How to become your best self through life-long learning contains affiliate links.** Too often, we associate learning with our experiences in the education system. It’s hard to be your best self in a system designed to reward conformity. But,...

How to Save a Little and Still Live a Lot

How to Save a Little and Live a Lot It can be tough to save money when you’re already on a tight budget. The more you squeeze your budget, the more squeezed you feel. The truth is, everyone needs to...
  • Decluttering your life begins with understanding, "Clutter isn't just the stuff on the floor. It's anything that gets between you and the life you want...".

14 Secrets for Decluttering Your Life, Right Now

Decluttering your life begins with understanding this: “Clutter isn’t just the stuff on the floor. It’s anything that gets between you and the life you want to be living.” [Peter Walsh It’s All Too Much] Once you see it’s not...
  • When it comes to clothes shopping, not wasting money is just as important as finding that special bargain. Follow these tips and save...

8 Easy Ways to Save Money When Shopping for Clothes

When it comes to clothes shopping, not wasting money is just as important as finding that special bargain. Too often we make purchases of things we don’t need, never wear or are expensive to maintain. Smart clothes shopping starts with a...