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Work-Life-Study Balance Tips

When I was a teenager, my mom, a military officer, went back to school to pursue a Marketing MBA. The cohort courses took place on Friday evenings and all day Saturday because they were tailored for working professionals which unfortunately cut into our family time. To mitigate, my mom would take us with her to class. […]

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DIY Master Bedroom Closet For Less than $500!

Château Enginerd became ours a few weeks ago but it wasn’t truly move in ready. The to do list for the builder was 20 articles long and it is still being worked on. Because I thought it would be a good project, we asked that the master bedroom closet be left pristine so we could […]

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“I’m in it for the challenge, not the money…”

There is not a day that goes by that I do not wonder if people have it all wrong when it comes to working. We are the only species that pays to live on Planet Earth. That’s insane. I get that we need inspirational sayings to get out of bed and justify life in general […]

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Beyond The Layoff: 16 Weeks Update

The Layoff was the main reason I opened the blog and after 4,000 views, 52 followers and almost 100 likes on Facebook, my journey has reaped many rewards. I gained confidence, strength, resilience and a fluffy companion, my dog Zach. As I prepare for the next decade of plans and adjustments, mostly to make up […]