The Christmas Wish List

image found here I am obviously a lame person because I am asking for any type of pots and pans for Christmas. But we need them. I think my feminist badge just wrinkled itself. image found here Unless it was my birthday, I ... Read More...

I am blessed

For my healthy husband and my energetic dog and for bringing them home safely every night. For my job and for letting me love it. For pumpkin and apple pie, and stuffing. And honey glazed turkey. For a roof over our heads. For blessing ... Read More...

My Biggest Financial Mistake

I have never been irresponsible with money. I had my first credit card at 14. In college, I had an on-campus job and babysat A LOT. I have never been late on a payment, I have never  defaulted on a ... Read More...

Finding extra income

I've been meaning to get to an October 2011 Budget Recap, but it looks pretty much like September's Budget. Meaning, we've been doing really good about staying within our budget, and not going above our means. October Goals (Recap) Save at least ... Read More...

5 Tips on Marriage for Kim Kardashian

I am not an expert on marriage, but I am a celebrity expert. And these are my tongue-in-cheek tips for Kim Kardashian on how to survive marriage. You're not supposed to like your spouse Marriage is hard. Sure, there are moments you ... Read More...

Getting a job

It was a difficult time when we found out that Eric didn't get a job as a firefighter. We had one hope left--and that was to score an ambulance operator position closer to home (rather than in northern California). Well, ... Read More...