60 Before 30

Hello! It’s my birthday month! Go, Cortney! It’s your birthday! Well, it was on the 9th but you get the picture. I am officially 29 years old and I’m so glad I made it. In the spirit of starting anew, I put together a list of 60 things I’d like to do before I turn…

July Goals & Life Update

Hey Fam! Welcome back.  Due to the planning of my best friend’s wedding and a youth conference at my church (both in June), I’ve been a little absent. Nevertheless, those things are over (praise Jesus) and I’m back here to stay a while. Here’s the thing about starting and stopping – it is completely okay…

Prepare for Christmas NOW

Remember how you felt less than two months ago when you couldn’t get mom that gift you really wanted to give her? Yeah. Painful wasn’t it. Saddening just a little? Well guess what? It doesn’t have to be like that EVERY. YEAR. You can change your approach and prepare for Christmas now. NOW is the…

February 2019 Goals & January in Review

Heyyyyy Fam! Welcome to February. The month of love, heart health and women’s history. Let me tell you – I LOVE love I love being in love, I love loving people, I love seeing people in love, and finding the love of their lives, I love the love of Christ. It just gives me LIFE!…

10 Money Mistakes NOT to Make in Your 20s

Hey Fam! So I made a TON of mistakes as a grew through my twenties. Today, I thought I would share a few to help YOU not be as special as me. Here we go… Don’t borrow more student loans than what you need. If you’re in college and get loans offered with or instead of financial…

Money Matters: My 2018 Money Wins

Hey Fam! So, last week we discussed the wreck that was my journey to financial independence in 2018. Tragic as it was, it wasn’t the end of the story AMEN?! Because I am trying to get rid of the habit of beating myself up for my “not-so-great” choices, I am making this post to celebrate…

Money Matters: My 2018 Money Fails

Hey Fam! A little while ago, I introduced a series called “Money Matters”because at the end of the day, it does! We need money to survive in this world whether we like it or not and we should be good stewards over that money. To start this conversation out here on the blog, I’m sharing…

2019 Goals Revealed

Hey everybody! I know I’ve been a little absent. However, I had to go be the best friend I could possibly be to a dear friend of mine whose mother was battling illness and sadly passed away. Nevertheless, we must persist. I’m so excited about what this year is going to bring. I can already…

Goals: Christmas Edition!

Hi fam! IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR!!! If you couldn’t tell, Christmas is my favorite holiday!!! I love EVERYTHING about this holiday season. The decorations, the food, the cheer, the laughter, the gift giving, the music, the atmosphere, the JESUS. Hello. More than anything, I’m grateful for Jesus being born for us….

Hey it’s November! Let’s talk goals.

Hi fam! I’ve dropped the ball on my goals tremendously since July. It was a downward spiral of one thing after the other. However, with only 59 days left in this year, I wanted to make sure that I created habits and a plan to be more effective going forward. Really. How many times have…