My Latest Musings:

  • Dear Friends, I wanted to do something a little different today. Here’s a little glimpse into my world, in a new format. These are a few things I am focusing on during this time. As always, I hope it supports you, offers some solid resources, and adds some playfulness too. Baking: I’m not sure what’s happening to me but I’ve started baking late at night. I’ve always tended towards a night owl but I’ve had to temper that tendency because…

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  • Hi Friends, I’m excited to share with you an interview I did this week with Student Loan Expert, Travis Hornsby. His company helps people figure out when someone should pay off their student loans or seek forgiveness programs and the best path forward. I’ve been looking for a new student loan expert for many years now. The last time I interviewed someone who specialized in student loans was in 2013! In 2013, student loans seemed to be the bane of…

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  • Dear Friends, This is an unusual and challenging time for everyone. Today, I wanted to come here to connect with you, extend my love and support and share some important resources with you. Wherever you are in the world, we are in this together. Ok, here are some topics and resources that I’ve been thinking about… Grief, Government Stimulus, Girlfriends and Giving. Money, Life, and Grief: An Interview on the Dear Life podcast with Christina Rassmussen, Grief Educator and Founder…

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  • Hi friends. I wanted to come and say hello after a few days of being quiet. Given the level of change we’re all experiencing right now and how this is affecting our finances, I wanted to reach out to you with a few thoughts and helpful resources to get us through this pandemic. As the effects of the coronavirus started spreading around the world into everyone’s local communities, I noticed that my first reaction was to share resources on Facebook.…

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  • Today, I want to show you what a short, sweet and productive money date can look like in a relationship, so that you can go and do your own version after I share my little story. Last week my husband and I had a quickie in the basement. OK, that definitely sounds a little more sexy than it was. Let me explain. Forest’s office is in the basement. And it was a Quickie Money Date. It started with him telling…

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  • I remember it like it was yesterday.  Sunlight streaming in through the redwood trees. Rubbing my eyes as I awoke from a dream — a vision, really — that would change everything about how I related to money.  19 years ago, I had a vision of how money could bridge heaven and earth. Values and practicality. This dream showed me a whole new way to make money more meaningful, creative, and playful.  It planted one of the seeds for the…

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