Right now as I write this it is May 2020 and we are well underway with the global pandemic of Covid-19. Many of us are still staying home as much as possible even as many states start to open up after weeks of shelter in place orders. The world seems unpredictable and frightening. February 2020 […]
I am a fan of spring. I love the rain, I love the warmer temperatures, I love the crocuses, daffodils, and tulips sprouting up. I also enjoy the promise of new life and new growth after the silent sleeping of the earth during winter. I also love books and reading and quotes by people wiser
Every budgeting guru there is tells you to know where every penny goes, to know what your balance is in your bank account, to keep track of what’s going in and out. It kind of makes sense, then to treat your weight the same way. Right? How can you know where you stand if you
I was inspired a couple of years ago by Rosemarie at The Busy Budgeter to ditch my purse. When you are a mom of babies and young kids, you really do have to lug this enormous bag around. You must be ready for diaper changes, hunger, and the need to change an entire outfit of
I had been hearing about the amazingness of Instant Pots for a while and had contemplated buying one, but I just never got around to it. I mean it seemed cool, but it’s a lot of money, would I really use it, do I really need another appliance sitting on my kitchen counter…blah blah blah.
I really can’t remember not being able to read. And I really can’t remember not loving to read. As a kid and a teenager, reading and especially reading fiction were an escape into another world. It was magical or historical or romantic or just plain old a whole lot of fun. It was like living