5 Things That Happened This Year [Ask Away Turns 5]

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

This was quite a year for me and I made sure to document everything on my blog.  Here's a look at 5 big things that happened to me this year. 

|1| I Paid Off All My Debt
From over 18k in debt several years ago, the whole way to zero!  It took several years and a lot of discipline but I made sure to document my Debt Snowball progress every month with how much I had left. The feeling it left me with is absolutely amazing.  I feel so free.  

|2| Bought A House
Within a month of paying my debt off, we actually found our dream home. It literally popped up out of nowhere as we were just beginning to take a self-prescribed break from house hunting.   Within 24 hours we made an offer and had it accepted.   One month later, on June 17th we moved in! If you missed the first ever home tour check it out here.

|3| Rocky's Heart
In February, I was shocked to learn that Rocky had an enlarged heart. I was literally devastated and my world had stopped turning.   I kept everyone updated with the doctor's appointments and the results and I'm happy to say that Rocky is doing great now and his medicine is working for him.  It's a relief but it's also bittersweet because I know his heart condition will never just disappear. 

|4| Partnering with Rockvale Outlets Lancaster
In my first really big local partnership, I actually worked with Rockvale Outlets Lancaster to show my readers all the different things you can buy there. It was a blast, to say the least. 

|5| Minimized My Closet
I went through a few months of major KonMari (google it!) and ended up with a much smaller and more practical joyfilled wardrobe!! Read all about it here

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  1. great post! love it :)


  2. Congrats on debt free and buying a house


  3. Isn't that the way that life is! When you aren't looking for things, that's when they appear!

    Sara Kate Styling

  4. Happy 5 years to your blog!! What a great several things to celebrate... your debt story is encouraging... I need to stop shopping... lol... or not lol...!!

    Congrats on the home buy, looking at the home tour, next!

    And I hope Rocky is okay!!!!

    Congrats again!

    All the Cute
    Today’s Post: Cobalt Blue Dress

    1. Hey if I can do it you can do it! And thank u! Rocky is much better!

  5. Wow! What great and exciting things, happy 5 years!

    God bless,
    XO, Claire


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