The last year and a half have been hard, really hard emotionally, financially and physically. Hard on me and hard on my family. I am ready to live a simple life; we started cutting back, coupon shopping, searching for things that we can do without. Searching for more ways that we can live on less but have more in a non-material way. I know this doesn't sound like the American Dream but it is my dream. I dream of spending my days with my children and I am looking for ways to make this dream a reality.
Today I made a call to cancel a service that is a luxury that we don't need. As they were offering me great deals to keep me as a paying customer, all the way up to free months of service I was so tempted to accept. But then my heart and my head caught up with each other and I did the right thing, I said no thank you - we need to cancel our service. I have a feeling that I will be challenged in this way again as our standard of living keeps changing, in the right direction!!! but I am ready for it.
While I am very excited for Christmas and spending time with friends and family, boy am I looking forward to the new year and all it has in store for us.