Category: Mindset

Setting Professional Goals

Setting Professional Goals

Two of the things I have found most helpful in my professional life are:
1.  Setting well-defined, detailed goals based on the things that I want for my life.
2.  Literally mapping out my plans for how to get to my goals.

Neither of these should be novel concepts to any of us, but let’s be honest – how many of us actually follow through on things like this?

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How We Got Ready for a Newborn for Under $350

How We Got Ready for a Newborn for Under $350

What Does Getting Ready for a Baby Really Cost?

According to one popular baby website, you can currently expect to spend about $2,000 on everything you “need” for your nursery furnishings. The most reasonable article I could find featuring photographic proof that their nursery wasn’t totally depressing came in around $400 for nursery furnishings (this was on a budget/frugality site).  These nursery set-ups did not include what was spent on clothing, blankets, baby-feeding supplies, diapers, wipes, baby monitors, etc.

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Welcome!

Welcome!

Hi!  In case we haven’t met, I’m Dr. Peppers. I’m a distance runner, backpacker, skier, world-traveler, wife, and mom. I’m a Millennial and an extrovert, so I like talking (or writing) to people about pretty much anything. You can learn more about me right here. Through some combination of luck and hard work and thinking outside the proverbial box, I’ve managed to build a life that l absolutely love – and thus I consider myself highly successful despite not being particularly famous or important.

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