Debt Free Date Night Series: Under the Stars

Debt Free Date Night Series: Under the Stars

This has been one of my favorites debt-free dates.  No babysitter needed, if you already have an inflatable pool you’re good to go! What you’ll need: Inflatable pool Delicious dinner/drinks for 2 A crap load of blankets and pillows Cooperative kids and...

Helping Someone You Love Cope with Miscarriage

I wanted to write this blog because I was talking to a friend the other day, and it really irritates me that the occurrence of miscarriage is so common, yet it’s something that is just swept under a rug…  There is this silent group of women (and men) who...

Mom’s Rules for Family Photo Day

This Fall I decided it was time- our family pictures haven’t been updated in 3 years, and we don’t have any professional pictures of the two of us since…. 8 years ago when we got married.  So much to my family’s dismay, it was time.  When the...

The Decision to be “Just” a Mom

I started staying home with our children 4 years ago when my daughter was 1 1/2.  We had paid off a great deal of debt and were able to live in a single income.  When I left my job, we also said goodbye to $47k/year, which meant a huge financial adjustment and a lot...

Our 2013 Christmas Story

This is our Christmas tree. It may appear to be an ordinary Christmas tree, but this year it is different…. For the past 5 years, when Mr. Incredible and I would put up the tree I wanted it to look picture perfect, similar to what you see in a catalog.  The...
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