Life Sans Cubicle: 6 Month Update

Life Sans Cubicle: 6 Month Update

This post contains an affiliate link. If you make a purchase through it, I will earn a commission at no extra charge to you. Please click here for more information. February 9, 2018 was my last day as a carpeted, three walled box dweller. When I left the office that...
Earn Less, Worth Less?

Earn Less, Worth Less?

A recent revelation: If you find yourself suddenly free of something that you feel you’re supposed to be doing, it has the potential to produce stark internal conflict. Let me explain: I’ve held a job consistently (save for a few months of being laid off)...
2018 Liebster Award Nominations

2018 Liebster Award Nominations

I’m honored to be nominated for the Liebster Award by Mr. Thrifty from Thrifty Enough.  Thank you so much for recognizing Every Day by the Lake! So What Is The Liebster Award? The Liebster Award is a peer nominated way to recognize newer blogs and encourage...
3 Step Spring Garden Tune Up

3 Step Spring Garden Tune Up

My garden was a wreck!  Winter (OK, the not summer season in FL) and neglect had taken their toll. It really needed an intervention!  Does yours? Here are the three (super simple) steps of a spring garden tune up: 1) Review Your Space First things first– take...
Snuffing the FIRE To Live Life

Snuffing the FIRE To Live Life

Snuffing The FIRE To Live Life What kind of person changes life ideologies with the wind? Apparently, I do! I Caught On FIRE About a year ago, I became acquainted with the term FIRE– Financial Independence Retire Early.  Folks on the FIRE path save and invest...
My Top 5 Money Moves

My Top 5 Money Moves

While I am now in a financial position to live a life that I can be proud of and content with, I have many money skeletons in my closet. It took me several years to recover from the stupid financial moves that I made in my teens and twenties. Even though time eroded...
Touring Hollis Garden

Touring Hollis Garden

I have a problem. I think I’m addicted to touring gardens! I’m always on the lookout for new sites to walk around, photograph, and of course, share with you. It’s not the worst problem to have, I suppose… Yesterday, I didn’t feel like...
Touring Bok Tower Gardens

Touring Bok Tower Gardens

I have lived in Central FL for almost 4 years, and up until this week, I had not visited Bok Tower Gardens. As one of the highest points of elevation in the region, it truly is a landmark– one both tourists and locals marvel at every day. Of course, the tower is...