This July, I celebrate 5 years of Sobriety. Yikes and Yippee! To borrow a phrase from the current Dry July campaign-I won’t drink to that. The first time I drank, I skulled vodka and creaming soda, felt silly, got dizzy and promptly threw up red. I’d like to think my relationship with alcohol became more… Continue reading I won’t drink to that!
Bridesmaid: Look at Al Pacino. Never been married, happy as a clam. Bethie: Would that–? Am I–? Would I be Al Pacino in this scenario? “He’s Just Not That into You” What if happiness wasn’t a destination but a baseline state of being we can cultivate? People have asked me, “what are you smiling about?… Continue reading Happy as a clam!
“When you’re authentic and kind you never have to worry whether or not someone likes you. Keep your side of the street clean, spread love, and be yourself” Gabby Bernstein
Here’s cheers to 4 years of musings and here’s hoping many more to come. ILY WFM xoxo Yvette
Hi Love,I have been wondering what’s next for Weave the Future Magical so I’ve decided to take a break from my (totally self-imposed) blogging schedule (weekly then fortnightly for 4 years) to see. This is my 173rd post! Wow-wee.. Please stay in touch-email list, social links and survey below-and let me know what topic you… Continue reading We were on a break!
My low-buy year has helped me rediscover how much I already have. I’ve been making a conscious effort to reach for the lesser worn scrunchie or t.shirt and to cook with that cous-cous in the cupboard or those frozen veg in the freezer. The full KondoI If you have things that you no longer need/use… Continue reading Use it or lose it
Originally posted on Weave the Future Magical:
Hi I’m Yvette and it’s been 7 months since my last drink. There was a time when 7 days between drinks felt like an almost impossible feat. My brain was wired for the Groundhog Day, one-size-fits all solution of ‘wine’. Good day? Wine. Bad day? Wine. Going out?…
You need to just stop
Like can you just not step on my gown?
You need to calm down
I’ve been inspired by the FIRE Movement to save more money so I’ve been sharing some money saving tips each week with a Frugal Friday Five. Here’s the monthly round-up of them! Building knowledge A fraction too much friction: The Barefoot Investor suggests a 60/20/20 Budgeting Rule; 60% of your income on essentials, 20% on… Continue reading Frugal Friday Five Frenzy 2
I’m a total convert to Badassery after reading Jen Sincero’s excellent book, “You are a Badass at Making Money”. I love the sass, spirit and practicality as she debunks money blocks and calls us to action. See exert below about the way many of us think we can’t simultaneously be rich and enjoy life: If… Continue reading Be a Badass