Lakehouse offer accepted!

Wahoo! Making a move on goal #6: downsize and move to a small lakefront cottage.

The offer was accepted on this super cute lake house (contingent on selling the “too much house” house!) I am so excited. Someone pinch me! Though this baby is a fixer upper, it will be oh so good when it’s done. Lakefront morning coffee, here I come.

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Goal 13: Finally Compile My Postcard Collection

Phew! I am just crossing things off my list left and right ;0

This goal (#13 Finally compile my postcard collection) is kinda a cheat because it was SUCH an easy goal for me to do! It really focused on the life mantra/T. Jefferson Quote: ‘Never put off til tomorrow what you can do today.”  And what a great motto to incorporate into my life!

Without further ado – here is a look at my coffee table box of postcards. I couldn’t love it anymore than I do right now.


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Goal 16: Start a Regular Manicure Routine

IMG_9026When I started thinking about what goals I wanted to include in my #31Goals project – I wanted to make sure I had a range – some goals that I could just do in a day, others that would be easy with a bit of dedication and then some that would take thought, time, determination and a require real change.  I did this on purpose. I wanted some self love goals that I could just stop putting off, make them a priority and just feel GOOD about crossing them off the list. You know how sometimes you make a list with things you know you are going to do that day so you can cross them off and feel accomplished. Like, “Take a shower” and you do it and think to yourself, “Check! I am already getting so much done today – go me!” – this goal is kinda like that, which brings me to one of my easier, long-term goals towards self love:

Goal 16: “Start (and continue) a regular manicure routine.”

Now, before you judge me, let me explain this goal a bit more. I swear, it isn’t as narcissistic as it sounds.

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Welcome to a New Morning Kawa

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The trip I mentioned in my last post below to Ibiza, Spain is what sparked my mission to find myself and how I wanted to spend the energy in my life. Travel, spontaneity, beach, laughter, friends: Spain was everything I loved wrapped up in one 5-day weekend planned in under two weeks. I wanted to find a way to embrace that in all aspects of my life. This trip marked the beginning of my journey (almost 10 months ago) and what would eventually lead me setting out to achieve #31Goals – and this new site!
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Last Minute Trip to Spain

Back in mid-September of 2016, four of my best girlfriends and I booked a trip to Ibiza and Valencia, Spain with less than 2-weeks notice! And, we just went for a long weekend! Who are we?!
It was one of the most spontaneous things I have ever done and sparked something inside of me that made me realize that this life is all we have; best not waste it on things we don’t love! Hence, what started the path towards #31Goals and simplistic living.
Remember, you are not a tree. If you don’t love where you are, move!