Our Journey to Financial Freedom – Day 1

This is one of those times where I have a lot to say but I’m not sure where I should start or how to start. So I’ll just start here: have you ever had a moment in your life where you literally feel like giving up? But you’re so hard headed that you just can’t... Continue Reading →

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I am a big fan of finding something that relaxes you and recharges you. This is especially important if you're a mom, a caretaker, or anything else that emotionally and mentally drains you. This is important, as I'm sure you've heard before, because to be able to take care of someone else, to be there... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on this Sunday…

The world is a vast and sometimes scary place. It seems like more and more these days, that scariness is becoming more prevalent, rearing it's ugly head for everyone to see. Today was another one of those days, and the more that something like this happens, the more I think to myself that, surprisingly, I'm... Continue Reading →

Financial Freedom Day 2 – The fun of couponing

3I have a real love-hate relationship with coupons. I love that they can save you money, but at the same time, it's like they're an illusion. "Buy 3 and save $.50!" Umm, how about no. Then there's the ones that will actually save you some change. A $.75 off coupon on a $2.50 product. Yes... Continue Reading →

Kids and Night Terrors…

My son has had nightmares and night terrors since he was about 2 years old. When he had his first night terror, it freaked me out, quite frankly. I didn't know what to do, how to handle him, or what might come next. I knew it wasn't just a regular nightmare, it had to be... Continue Reading →

Cultivating Grit

Grit: courage and resolve; strength of character - Google Grit: firmness of mind or spirit :  unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger - Merriam-Webster.com Grit. This word brings up images of dusty cowboys with crooked noses, wrinkles, sun tanned to the point of leather, with their no quit attitude and "my way or the... Continue Reading →

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