Posts Tagged ‘vacation’

Win 2 Free Nights at a Country Inn & Suites – You Choose Where


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How To Save More Money Than You Ever Dreamed Possible

Step 1 – Sit down at the end of the month and figure out where every dollar will go in the next month. Step 2 – Make a list of all of the expenses you can pay for with cash.  Groceries, gas, allowances, all discretionary spending basically.  Do this because you realized in New York […]


And then there were four.

I can’t stop looking at them. They are so tall.  Their voices are so much deeper.  They have made plans and schemes since June and they are eager to share them with me. Emma leapt into my arms, buried her head in my neck, and cried when she saw me.  Not a big, sobbing cry; […]


Today, Tomorrow and The Next Day

Today: It’s been 41 days since Jared and I quit smoking with the help of Chantix.  I had to give up the “little blue magic pills”, as Jared calls them, after about a week of not smoking because I couldn’t sleep.  When I found myself fantasizing about the next time I’d be able to close […]


The Hard Part.

“Is being a mom hard?” she asked. “Yes.” I answered without hesitation.  Fear and a desire to understand better washed over her face almost imperceptibly.  She mentioned something about working and the things we do. “It’s not taking care of them that’s hard.  I mean, you figure that out pretty quickly, just like with anything […]