For the Book Lover/January Read

This year my goal is to read 40 books. Why 40? I have no idea. I actually wanted to read 50 but I thought I was pushing it, considering that it was only in the later end of 2015 I got back into leisure reading.  So I thought 50 was doing too much, 40 just seemed to […]

Temptation 1: Dining Out

Good habits results from resisting temptation.  Today is Day 14 of my financial fast.  Although the fast is set for 21 days, I’ve decided to  fast for the entire month of January.  A sistah has some real goals this year and I plan on reaching them. The fast has been a cool ride. Although, I must admit that […]

Revisiting Minimalism 

On November 24, 2015 my mother was rushed to the hospital. She had a brain aneryesum. They cut off her clothes, panties and bra. They handed me her shoes, necklace, earrings and rings. That moment was surreal. It hit me like a ton of bricks. I looked at each of those items in my hand […]

The 21 Day Financial Fast

Michelle Singletary wrote this book that challenges people to change their spending habits.  It’s for 21 days but it teaches you how to gain financial peace and prosperity for the rest of your life. You read a chapter a day and after each chapter there is an assignment. I started it yesterday, January 1 and I […]

2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 23,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 9 sold-out performances for that many […]