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?

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Struggling With Decision Fatigue? Here’s How to Minimize it in 5 Easy Steps

I recently read an article that said the average adult makes 35,000 decisions per day. Am I the only one who thinks that sounds insane? I’m guessing not. Honestly, it’s no wonder we all have major decision fatigue! There are definitely days where it feels like my...

How to Start a Side Hustle and Make Money From Home

I’ve had a side hustle for almost four years now and let me tell you, it was one of the BEST decisions I have ever made. Not only has blogging allowed me to bring in quite a bit of extra income over the last few years, but it’s done other awesome things for my life,...

9 Easy Ways to Save Money on Books

To say I read a lot would be a bit of an understatement. Reading has been one of my favorite hobbies since I was a kid when I would sit down with a book and not look up until I had finished the whole thing. I remember going to the library with my dad as a kid and...

What to Do When You Don’t Reach Your Goals

If you read my blog often, you’ve probably noticed that I’m a bit of a nerd when it comes to goal setting. I’ll be the first to admit it. Even so, there are plenty of times when I fall short of my goals. Failure to reach your goals can be super discouraging and can...

How to Prioritize Tasks (When Everything is Important)

When you’re juggling multiple things in your life (for example, a full-time job, a side hustle, school, a family, etc.) it can seem like your to-do list is pretty much overflowing, and prioritizing tasks can feel pretty impossible. Everything feels urgent and you...

Why You Should Start a Side Hustle (And 9 Side Hustle Ideas)

When I first started blogging, I definitely didn’t have the intention of making money from it (I had no idea you could make money blogging). But it didn’t take me long to realize that it’s totally possible to turn a blog (or another hobby) into a side hustle you can...

Stuck In a Creative Slump? Here’s How to Get Over It!

I love writing, and typically any writing I do for either my business or myself personally tends to flow pretty easily. But there are definitely days where I sit down at my computer to write and there are just no creative juices flowing. I guarantee just about...

7 Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Productivity

Between my full-time job and my side hustle, I’ve been crazy busy lately, meaning I really can’t afford to not be as productive as possible. But just like everyone else, I’ve definitely got some bad habits that kill my productivity pretty quickly. If you’re struggling...

How to Grow Your Blog in 2018

Blogging has become one of my favorite things to do over the past few years. I started this blog just as a creative outlet, having no idea the potential it had. Since then, I have grown it into a small business where I have the opportunity to make a side income,...

5 Habits You Need to Quit to Reach Your Goals

Have you ever had one of those goals that you just can’t seem to reach? Like no matter what you do, you’re always falling short. Trust me, friends, I’ve been there! In this post, I’m sharing a few bad habits that it’s definitely time to quit - because they just might...