Born and raised in Wisconsin, I’m slightly obsessed with coffee and list-making. I started this blog in 2014 as a creative outlet, and it has turned into so much more! Refined Revelry is where I teach productivity and personal development to side-hustlers and busy millennials.

I want to help you grow your blog, manage your time, and stay sane while balancing it ALL!

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WHAT CAN I HELP YOU WITH?

Productivity

Personal Development

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How Self-Care Can Help You Boost Productivity

I recently wrote a blog post where I shared a few myths surrounding self-care - and there are definitely some big ones! Overall, people seem to have this idea about self-care that it’s really about pampering and bubble baths and candles and making yourself feel good...

How to Use the 80/20 Rule (AKA the Pareto Principle) to Change Your Life

When it comes to productivity hacks, the Pareto Principle (also known as the 80/20 rule) is one that is seriously overlooked but can have a serious impact on your life. So what is the 80/20 rule? Founded by economist Vilfredo Pareto, the rule says that 80% of your...

7 Habits of Highly Successful Bloggers

I started this blog back in 2014, and it’s definitely been a lot of trial and error. I’ve learned a lot, but mostly because I’ve invested a huge amount of time and have made a LOT of mistakes. Successful bloggers don’t start out being successful, it takes a lot of...

Self Care Myths We Need to Stop Believing Right Now

Self care is SO important. Unfortunately, there are so many self care myths that have convinced us that it’s not that important, or that there are reasons we shouldn’t be doing it. I don’t know about you, but I definitely find that the times I’m struggling personally...

How to STOP Overplanning (And Start Doing)

I’m a planner by nature. Seriously, I LOVE planning. I get a slightly ridiculous amount of joy out of planning trips, projects, etc. and then crossing things off in my to-do list. And while being a good planner can be a HUGE asset and some people could definitely use...

Four Lessons I’ve Learned in Four Years of Blogging

You guys, my fourth blogging anniversary is this Friday! It's so hard for me to believe I've already been blogging for four years. I started this blog in 2014 out of a desperate need for a creative outlet. Writing has been a super passion of mine literally for as long...

21 Easy Ways to Simplify Your Life

I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve got a LOT of things to juggle in life. Between my full-time job, my business, and my personal life, it’s a lot. And I know some of you have WAY more than me to juggle (I don’t know how you do it, btw). So it would be really nice...

6 Surefire Ways to Increase Your Workday Productivity

Every once in a while I like to reach out to you guys via the blog, social media, or email and just find out what you’ve been struggling with lately and what I can help you with. And I get the same answer. Every. Single. Time. You guys want to know how to manage your...

9 Things to Do BEFORE You Launch Your Blog

Are you getting ready to start a blog? There’s definitely a LOT to learn and prepare for before you launch your blog, and it can be super overwhelming. I remember when I started my blog, it was on a bit of a whim. I was not at ALL prepared. But I figured out pretty...

How To Use a Daily Planner to Increase Productivity

I’ve been a huge planning nerd basically my entire life. Seriously, I was that kid in school that got all excited about buying my new planner every year. If I’m being honest, not a whole lot has changed. I still love planning, organizing, and finding new ways to...