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Welcome to Lyd's Life Skills!



Welcome! I created this blog to share Life Skills I've learned and to inspire your self-sufficiency! Knowledge is Generational Wealth! 

I cover topics from home hacks, recipes and travel to finance, with easy-to-use tips and tricks. I am here to empower you to learn the skills to achieve your lifestyle goals.         Happy Learning! 



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Lyd Explains: Grocery Shopping

Today I’ll show you how 15 minutes of prep and thoughtful shopping can save you hundreds each month on groceries instead of eating at restaurants every day. We’ll cover some cost saving tips so we can make the most of our food budget and be creative with it too!    Thanks for Watching!  I hope I’ve made you a smarter shopper and empowered you to learn something new and share it with someone too! 

Recipe: Coquito - Spiced Coconut Drink

Fall is here!! So it's time to make Coquito - this spiced coconut-based drink and flavorful and great hot or cold.  Components: Blender to mix ingredients - the cream of coconut and condensed milk  Containers for storage:  - airtight containers - sterilize before use   - pick a container size that gives you a cup or 2 per container so you can enjoy some without opening up all of your coquito   - I love the 16oz seal top beer bottles for this! I was able to fill 3.5 with the recipe below. I like to make mine at least a month before I want to enjoy it. I store it in the back of my fridge in airtight bottles for safe keeping. The spices get a chance to settle in infuse over a few weeks, this makes such a difference in the flavor!  Coquito Recipe 12 oz can evaporated milk 13.5 oz can coconut milk 15 oz can Coco Lopez cream of coconut 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk 3/4 tbsp cinnamon 1/2 tspn nutmeg 1/4 tspn cloves 1 tbsp vanilla 1 vanilla bean - seeds only 3/4 cup vanilla bourbon 1

Lyd's Life Skills Workshops

In Lyd’s Life Skills Workshops, we are building life skill self-sufficiency, in a safe space to ask questions and learn. We provide the basics and complete the activities with you, teaching you along the way. Our Workshops build confidence in your abilities! Training is given in a way that is easy to use, retain and share Class topics are presented pre class so you can choose where you want to focus the workshop Check out the workshop topics below!  Online Workshops on your schedule! Via Web Call (Zoom/Facetime) I also do group sessions at bulk rates! Travel & Date Planning - Cost: below per person per hour session  $40 General Planning Workshop  $55 Let's plan your specific trip or date  Spend Awareness - Cost: $25 per person per hour session  Grocery Shopping - Cost: $25 per person per hour session  Professional Communication - Cost: $40 per person per hour session  Business Analytics - Cost: $75 - $200 per person per hour session  Cost depending on the topics covered and lev