Stained Shirts and Other Ways I’ve Changed As a Consumer

I’ll just come right out and say it: I sent my kid to Pre-K with a stain on his shirt. Not just any stain, either. It’s a small gray spot of some kind of bother, and no matter how much I treat and soak, soak and treat, the spot is stuck. Why the story about … [Read more…]

6 Things Blogging Afforded Me in 6 Years

Somehow, I’ve been a blogger for six years. In so many ways, it feels like I blinked and got here. But in other ways, if I look back, it seems like an actual lifetime is laid out on these virtual posts and pages. To celebrate, I thought I’d pull back the curtain a bit to … [Read more…]

A Little Hello

Baby Toes and Blanket

Last week, our family of three became a family of four. We couldn’t be any happier or more tired. At least I don’t think! This post doesn’t have any crunched numbers or completed spreadsheets. Those numbers will come later. But what I can say on the financial front is it’s amazing how much another life-changing … [Read more…]