After years of belt-tightening and scraping by, I’m relieved that the future is finally looking brighter. Adjusting a W4 made a big difference on taxes so instead of owing again … Continue reading Brighter Looking Future
You wanna know something about my brain? No? Well, that’s alright. I’ll tell you anyway. It’s defective. There. I’ve said it. I have a faulty brain. At this point in … Continue reading The Day After
So here’s something new. I’m going to write a blog post while working on beer #2, and I don’t drink much. I only have 14 more minutes to accomplish this … Continue reading How to Blog After a Long, Hard Week
One-Sided Spin on Rite of Passage When I saw this Huffington Post story posted on Facebook this morning by Chris Parente, shared from the Colorado Everyday Show page, it struck … Continue reading Senior Picture Controversy
A year or so after I had twins, a 9 year old asked me if I was pregnant (I was not). I remember it clearly. Sometimes a child’s inability to … Continue reading Out of the Mouths of Babes
It’s about to get real in here! I struggled for a minute on a title for this blog and chose to go with the most blunt statement that came to … Continue reading Debt Sucks!
Moving into week two of 2011, I still don’t have an official list of goals to share but have started a personal list. Topping the list is the budget. I … Continue reading One Week Down, 51 To Go
…but it is a hard habit to break. It’s so hard to avoid that look in little Johnny’s eyes. You know the one. He’s playing on the family room floor … Continue reading Christmas Extravagance Not a New Issue