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Don't miss these tips and ideas for successful goal setting! Perfect for adults setting personal, life, or professional goals. If you want to achieve goals, or make your New Years resolutions happen, this will show you how! #goals #goalsetting #goalgetter #goaldigger #newyears #newyearsresolution #resolutions #lifegoals #health #healthylifestyle #healthyliving #greatideas #tips

5 Goal Setting Mistakes to Avoid

Don't miss these tips and ideas for successful goal setting! Perfect for adults setting personal, life, or professional goals. If you want to achieve goals, or make your New Years resolutions happen, this will show you how! #goals #goalsetting #goalgetter #goaldigger #newyears #newyearsresolution #resolutions #lifegoals #health #healthylifestyle #healthyliving #greatideas #tips

You can afford to invest in yourself! It's so important for all women -- in your 20s, in your 30s, and far beyond! Get some ideas and tips for how you can invest in you life, health, career, and more -- even if you don't have a lot of money. Great motivation too! #investinyourself #selfcare #2020 #newyears #invest via @mostlysimple1

11 Ways to Invest in Yourself

Update: This post was originally written in 2017. I've made some updates and reposted it because I believe now more than ever that it's so important to invest in yourself! With so many things vying for my time, attention, and money, doing important things for myself usually gets pushed to the side. Investing in myself doesn't feel like the natural thing to do. The thing is, I started to notice that many of the women I admire were able to do a lot of what I dreamed of doing because they spent…

Easy ideas for how to make gifts more meaningful - for friends, mom, dad, boyfriend... anyone! This goes beyond DIY Christmas gift ideas - it's ways to make ANY gift more special and memorable. The second one is my favorite for sure. #ChristmasGiftIdeas #SpecialGift #christmasgifts #giftideas #giftsforher #giftsformoms #meaningfulmoments

6 Ways to Make Gifts More Meaningful This Year

I tend to have a funny view of gift giving. I sometimes feel like if we’re basically just each spending $20 on a gift card for each other, why don’t we just each keep our money. I feel super Grinch-y when I write that! But it’s what makes sense in my mind. However, if you can give a gift that’s a little more meaningful, even if it’s still a gift card, that’s so much better! There are some great ways to make a gift extra special and memorable to the person you’re giving it to. It doesn’t have…

Learn how to use time blocking to schedule your time for max productivity! These tips are simple and perfect for anyone: WAH, SAHM, moms, busy women -- everyone should give it a try with these ideas! Look at the weekly example and adapt it for at work or at home! #productivity #timeblocking #WAH #SAHM #productive #greatideas #tips #schedule #routine  via @mostlysimple1

How to Be More Productive with Time Blocking

One glance at my time blocking schedule just told me that I have about 30 minutes to finish outlining and writing intros for the four blog posts I’m working on this week. Then I’ll use the next 30 minutes to get ready for the day, eat a snack, and make the bed. After that, Mozzie and I are off for our morning walk and then I’ll have an hour of 'buffer time' before lunch. What's 'buffer time'? Hang tight and we'll get to that! When I first read about the idea of time blocking, it sounded like…

Need some tips for how to get better sleep? These are our home remedies and things we do that make falling asleep at night and staying asleep easier for us. Things like my favorite pillow, what we drink, how we set up our bedroom, our routine, and a whole lot more: 14 idea that you can try! (all natural!)

14 Ways to Get Better Sleep

Need some tips for how to get better sleep? These are our home remedies and things we do that make falling asleep at night and staying asleep easier for us. Things like my favorite pillow, what we drink, how we set up our bedroom, our routine, and a whole lot more: 14 idea that you can try! (all natural!)

There are so many things to do to increase your productivity when you work at home! From setting up your schedule, learning better time management to utilizing special tools and perfecting your morning routine -- these hacks will give you motivation and show you how to get more done each day! #productivity #wah #workathome #tips  via @mostlysimple1

9 Ways to Increase Your Work-at-Home Productivity

Some days I feel like I’ve been insanely busy but I haven’t gotten anything important done. Other days, Hulu and a nap are calling me. I adore working from home, but it’s not all that easy to be productive when you work from home. There are endless distractions at home that you don’t have to contend with in a normal workplace. I’ve gotten pretty good at getting a lot of work done while working at home (though house chores, a nap, and just one more episode still occasionally suck me in). I…

So many self care ideas that are cheap or free! You can easily add these tips into your daily routine. Create a checklist or schedule them into your planner to make sure you get enough self care! #selfcare #relax #free #cheapselfcare #freeselfcare

17 Cheap Self Care Ideas

So many self care ideas that are cheap or free! You can easily add these tips into your daily routine. Create a checklist or schedule them into your planner to make sure you get enough self care! #selfcare #relax #free #cheapselfcare #freeselfcare

If you're planning a wedding on a budget, you're going to want to read these ideas! We got married for $1000 in a simple outdoor (beautiful) wedding! It was cheap, classy, and perfect. #wedding #weddingideas #weddingonabudget #onabudget #simplewedding #weddingday #weddingplanning

How to Get Married for $1000

If you're planning a wedding on a budget, you're going to want to read these ideas! We got married for $1000 in a simple outdoor (beautiful) wedding! It was cheap, classy, and perfect. #wedding #weddingideas #weddingonabudget #onabudget #simplewedding #weddingday #weddingplanning

Such helpful tips on how to host Thanksgiving dinner on a budget! Ideas for planning the menu, decorating your home, saving money on food, and still having a memorable family party (or friendsgiving). If you're new to entertaining, this is perfect! #thanksgiving #thanksgivingdinner #dinnerparty #host #thanksgivingmenu #familydinner #frugalholidays #thanksgivingbudget #thanksgivingonabudget #budgetholidays #hostingthanksgiving #friendsgiving

8 Ways to Stretch Your Thanksgiving Budget

Such helpful tips on how to host Thanksgiving dinner on a budget! Ideas for planning the menu, decorating your home, saving money on food, and still having a memorable family party (or friendsgiving). If you're new to entertaining, this is perfect! #thanksgiving #thanksgivingdinner #dinnerparty #host #thanksgivingmenu #familydinner #frugalholidays #thanksgivingbudget #thanksgivingonabudget #budgetholidays #hostingthanksgiving #friendsgiving

So many quick and easy Halloween activities to make the holiday more fun and memorable for couples or for kids! LOVE that these can all be done in 10 minutes or less (decorations, activities, DIY stuff) - a few of them might become family traditions or make it onto the Fall bucket list! I'm grabbing that free printable October!! #halloween #traditions #bucketlist #fallfun #autumn #halloweenactivities #adulthalloween #holidays #holidayfun #holidayactivities

13 Ways to Make Halloween Special in 10 Minutes or Less

So many quick and easy Halloween activities to make the holiday more fun and memorable for couples or for kids! LOVE that these can all be done in 10 minutes or less (decorations, activities, DIY stuff) - a few of them might become family traditions or make it onto the Fall bucket list! I'm grabbing that free printable October!! #halloween #traditions #bucketlist #fallfun #autumn #halloweenactivities #adulthalloween #holidays #holidayfun #holidayactivities

5 routines you need in your life | How to create routines that simplify your life | Morning routine | Exercise Routine | Why routines are important #routines #simplify #simpleliving

How to Create Routines that Simplify Your Life

What we do every day matters more than what we do once in awhile. ~Gretchen Rubin. That quote makes so much sense! Exercising for three hours once a month isn’t going to have as much of an effect as exercising for 20 minutes every day. It’s the “everyday” that makes the biggest difference over time. This is why it’s so helpful to work at creating routines that simplify and improve your life. Routines are helpful for 4 big reasons: 1. Reduce Anxiety & Stress The 'unknown' is a big cause for…

Being able to list your personal core values is so important! If you don't know yours yet, do this self discovery journaling activity. These journal prompts can help bring mindfulness to how you spend your time, energy, and money -- perfect for women to have figured out. These journal ideas will walk you through how to find your personal values. It's a powerful writing exercise. Begin your self improvement journey here.

Journal Prompts to Identify Your Personal Values

Being able to list your personal core values is so important! If you don't know yours yet, do this self discovery journaling activity. These journal prompts can help bring mindfulness to how you spend your time, energy, and money -- perfect for women to have figured out. These journal ideas will walk you through how to find your personal values. It's a powerful writing exercise. Begin your self improvement journey here.

Take a look at my monthly planning routine: the 5 steps for how to plan next month. These include a recap of last month, the budget and bills, and creating new monthly goals (that can be done daily and weekly). Plus, there's the new month to do list. Pull out your calendar or planner and get ready! #goals

How to Prepare for a New Month

Take a look at my monthly planning routine: the 5 steps for how to plan next month. These include a recap of last month, the budget and bills, and creating new monthly goals (that can be done daily and weekly). Plus, there's the new month to do list. Pull out your calendar or planner and get ready! #goals

How to make birthdays special when you're broke | Fun birthday ideas that are cheap, but still extra special and meaningful! I like that they're good for kids and adults. The party activities are great! #birthday #birthdayparty #onabudget #inexpensivebirthday #birthdayideas #birthdayfood #birthdaydecorations #birthdayactivities

How to Make Birthdays Special When You’re Broke

Update: This is an old post that I've updated and reposted because it's such a popular topic. Enjoy! Birthdays are kind of a big deal at our house. Austin’s birthday was a few weeks ago and it basically turned into a whole weekend of birthday celebrations! Birthdays can be a very expensive event but they usually aren’t with us. The end goal is to make the birthday boy or girl feel extra loved and special. If you get a little creative, it doesn’t have to cost a lot! Here's what we're going to…

Such helpful tips on how to host Thanksgiving dinner on a budget! Ideas for planning the menu, decorating your home, saving money on food, and still having a memorable family party (or friendsgiving). If you're new to entertaining, this is perfect! #thanksgiving #thanksgivingdinner #dinnerparty #host #thanksgivingmenu #familydinner #frugalholidays #thanksgivingbudget #thanksgivingonabudget #budgetholidays #hostingthanksgiving #friendsgiving

8 Ways to Stretch Your Thanksgiving Budget

Such helpful tips on how to host Thanksgiving dinner on a budget! Ideas for planning the menu, decorating your home, saving money on food, and still having a memorable family party (or friendsgiving). If you're new to entertaining, this is perfect! #thanksgiving #thanksgivingdinner #dinnerparty #host #thanksgivingmenu #familydinner #frugalholidays #thanksgivingbudget #thanksgivingonabudget #budgetholidays #hostingthanksgiving #friendsgiving

Learn how to use time blocking to schedule your time for max productivity! These tips are simple and perfect for anyone: WAH, SAHM, moms, busy women -- everyone should give it a try with these ideas! Look at the weekly example and adapt it for at work or at home! #productivity #timeblocking #WAH #SAHM #productive #greatideas #tips #schedule #routine

How to Be More Productive with Time Blocking

Learn how to use time blocking to schedule your time for max productivity! These tips are simple and perfect for anyone: WAH, SAHM, moms, busy women -- everyone should give it a try with these ideas! Look at the weekly example and adapt it for at work or at home! #productivity #timeblocking #WAH #SAHM #productive #greatideas #tips #schedule #routine