Setting Up Your Bullet Journal – For Beginners

January 8, 2021
setting up a bullet journal for beginners

Don’t know where to start with setting up a bullet journal for beginners? You’re in the right spot. I just recently (like 5 months ago) started a bullet journal (or “bujo”) so I’m a beginner too. And I’m convinced that I’ve found the easiest place to start. I’ve managed to keep my planning routine going, stay productive, and basically just get sh*t done. I’ve accomplished so many goals…


Christmas Traditions

December 13, 2020
christmas traditions imagery

Does your family have Christmas traditions? If I’m honest, mine really doesn’t. Sure, we did things as my sister and I were kids but most of them didn’t last as we grew up. So is that really a tradition then? I’ve always loved the idea of traditions in general and get a sense of nostalgia when I hear people talk of theirs (Christmas or otherwise). So I’m on…


Current Mission: Lose Weight – Week 7 and PMS

August 9, 2020
PMS sucks during a weight loss journey

And I’ve stalled on losing weight again – thanks PMS. Up down, up down. But that’s the way they say it goes, right? This may be TMI but it’s the main topic for this week so you’re forewarned…. the week before your period is not fun. Before we go into all that though, let’s do the breakdown. How Did Week 7 Go on my Weight Loss Journey? Maybe…


Current Mission: Lose Weight – Week 6 and Meal Plans

August 2, 2020
meal plans and how they help

I’m losing weight again! Whoop! Was it because I changed some things up this week? Was it because I stuck to my weekly meal plans? Was it because I watched my containers better? Was it due to unexplainable forces because our bodies are just weird when it comes to weight fluctuation? I have no idea. But whatever it is, I’ll take it. How Did Week 6 Go on…


Current Mission: Lose Weight – Week 3 Check-in

July 12, 2020
Begin your weight loss journey. Begin your evolution.

Shoot. Let’s just start with a spoiler alert on my current weight loss journey. I was SO excited to be able to tell you guys this week that I had lost 5 pounds. Yes, even after my 4th of July “overnight weight gain” fiasco that shall never again be named. I had lost those extra two pounds by Tuesday and all week I was holding steady at 5…


Current Mission: Lose Weight – Week 2 Check-in

July 5, 2020
Weight Loss and Holidays - week 2 check in

Annnnnnddddd we’re back! It’s currently Day 14 of 60 in this new weight loss program I’m doing and I’ve just finished week 2 – with a holiday in there to boot! How Did Week 2 Go on my Weight Loss Journey? Not my best week honestly, as you’ll read below but I’m still feeling pretty motivated and I can see a difference when I look in the mirror.…


Current Mission: Lose Weight – Week 1 Check-in

June 28, 2020
Ultimate Portion Fix by Autumn Calabrese and Beachbody

I’m currently on Day 7 of 60 in this new program I’m doing. Spoiler Alert – things are going pretty well so far! For more details, keep reading. What am I doing? I signed up for Beachbody’s Ultimate Portion Fix nutrition program. This is what’s known as their “container system” and it teaches you normal portion sizes for what you’re eating as well as balancing your macro-nutrients. With…