How We Saved Money in February


February is a short month--only 28 days this year.  Our bills didn't seem to get the memo though.  It's apparent that they don't care if the month has 31 or 3 days; they are still going to make an appearance and demand to be paid.  Since this year, we're focusing on saving and building wealth, we've ...

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Nostalgic Conversations with Kids #CrispyIsBack


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CrispyIsBack #CollectiveBias A few nights ago, Jam and I were having a conversation.  I was telling her about my childhood and how awesome life was during the 90s.  Between the stellar TV ...

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How I Organize My Planner as a Working Mom


Was it just me, or was choosing a planner this year super overwhelming?  I mean, I started looking for "the perfect planner" in late November and didn't settle on the Sugar Paper Planner until the last week in December.  I don't know if the options are growing exponentially or if my indecisiveness ...

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Boy Meets Girl. Girl Likes Boy.


It has happened.  My baby girl likes a boy. What the frick am I going to do? This all started late last year.  Jam came home super excited about there being two other "Jordans" in her class--a girl Jordan and a boy Jordan.  Unsurprisingly, the other two Jordans, being 5 and 6 years old, also ...

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17 Ways to Be Your Own Valentine


I've never celebrated Valentine's Day for myself.  I never really understood the whole "be your own valentine" thing because I had nil understanding of self-care.  My thought process was that Valentine's Day meant celebrating someone else. Or having someone else celebrate me.  It was a day to show ...

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