Type 2 Enneagram. Why I Love Tests That Teach Me About Myself.

A while back I was listening to the Goal Digger Podcast by fellow Minnesotan, Jenna Kutcher. She was talking about her favorite personality test and discussed her personality type and why it was beneficial to learn your type. You can listen here. I was so excited to listen to this particular podcast because I myself love tests like this. In fact, one of my first blog posts talked all about the Strengths Finder 2.0 test. Even though I feel like I know myself, it’s often hard to put my finger on my own defining qualities. Somehow these tests always seem to enlighten me to my personality and make me more aware of why I do the things I do. So let’s talk about my Type 2 Enneagram personality and why this result was a huge shocker to me!

Clutter Free​ with Kids – Is It Even Possible?

So I see a lot of posts out there about how to live totally clutter free with kids. While these posts might sound super appealing, I kind of think they’re BS. Don’t get me wrong, I live in a rather minimalist, low clutter home considering the fact that we have 3 kids living here, but I still think living in a completely clutter free home sounds a little too June Cleaver (is this reference too old? Probably…just Google it.) Even if clutter free with kids is a total myth, I still have 9 practical tips for helping you keep the clutter in your home on the down low.

The Passive Income Stream That Made Me $500 in One Week Without Working

Right now I am more fired up than ever to share with everyone how it is totally possible to have a passive income stream that can make you money even when you don’t work. I just spent a week helping a family member during their last days of life. There was no place on earth I would have rather been. At the drop of a hat I was able to book a ticket, stay a week and when I got home I realized I actually continued to make money the whole time I was there. THIS is what I set out to accomplish. Freedom to travel more and freedom financially. So, how is it done?

Life Lessons from Death. What I have learned so far.

I know this may sound like a very depressing topic, but honestly, I feel like this is what my blog has always been about. I’m only just realizing it now. If you are following along with me on Instagram, you know my stepdad recently passed away after a 3 year battle with brain cancer. Truthfully, every time I have lost someone in my life I gain a new perspective, and new life lessons from death. There is so much we can learn from death if we just take a moment to reflect. Here’s what I’ve learned so far…and why my blog writings are completely based on these lessons.

Living Above Your Means: How to Break the Cycle

One of the toughest things I have ever had to admit out loud was that at one time, my family and I were living above our means. We got in over our heads trying to keep up with the Joneses and had to cut our loses big time. Even though this was a tough time in our lives, I am so thankful that we got smart enough to get ourselves out of the financial mess we were in. The sad part is, we were not alone in this problem. Over half of Americans are currently living paycheck to paycheck and struggling to get by. If you think you might be living above your means, keep reading and we’ll dive into how to know if you are living above your means and how to break the cycle if you are.