Posts Tagged ‘vacation’

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

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Who wants to win some free travel? COME ON DOWN!


How To Save More Money Than You Ever Dreamed Possible

Monday, August 30th, 2010

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.

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

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

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

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.

Friday, July 10th, 2009

“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 […]