Archive for August, 2013


Playing Powerball: 10 Things I’d Do If I Won the Lottery

I recently read a post on DailyWorth, where the author says she doesn’t play the lottery because she can’t imagine “anything worse than winning.” I normally love Daily Worth, and I would never make a negative comment on someone else’s post, so I left it alone. But, that seemed like a silly, extreme comment to […]

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Easy Way to Save Money When Dining Out? Drink Water!

When I was pregnant with Clay, Chase and I noticed something strange – our bills when dining out were lower. I certainly wasn’t eating less and neither was he – someone had to share the cheesy, carb-filled appetizers I craved! We soon realized the reason – I wasn’t drinking! I should clarify by saying that […]

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Having It All – Part 2

Just over a year ago, I wrote this post, on “Having It All.” It’s something all moms strive for, but relatively few achieve. Nearly three months after leaving my job, I have a feeling I’m getting closer. When I wrote the original post, I said that more often than not, I felt like I had […]

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Friday Five: Save time and money – and get organized!

The “Friday Five” series shows five things that could help save you time or money – or help you get more organized. 1. PBS Kids and Disney Junior online games For the next three weeks, Clay will be in and out of camp until school starts. I am still working, so I need to keep […]

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10 Years Later…

10 years ago today, I stepped onto a driveway and changed my life forever. There, I met a guy with dark hair wearing a white Titleist visor and red board shorts. He was cute and friendly and mixed me a (very strong) gin and tonic, and the rest is history. I have been with Chase […]

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