I am pleased to announce…

I’ve been a little MIA online lately and I can now happily announce that I’m pregnant, expecting a little boy in early July! Pregnancy has been a real trip so far and will be the source of many future blog posts. Many of the lessons that pregnancy brings I’m still learning, but the biggest thing […] Read more…

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Winter Blues? How to stay on track with your money

It’s a very grey January around here. Spring is nowhere in sight, it gets dark way to early and its flu season! For me, it takes a few weeks to snap out of this post-holiday, mid-winter fog. And when I’m in it, I’m not always my go-getter, Type-A-To-The-Max self. So, some stuff slides. It happens, […] Read more…

Two quick tips to save this holiday season

Since you are probably in the middle of decking your halls and trying to figure what to get Uncle Ned for Christmas, I’ll keep this brief. In the midst of all this holiday jumble, here are two easy ways to help keep some dollars in your pocket. 1. Unsubscribe from retail emails. Seeing sales emails […] Read more…

Four reasons not to shop on Black Friday

I wonder what the pilgrims would think of the Black Friday phenomenon? I bet they’d say “What the hell?” Heading out at 4am to snag the best Black Friday deal under the guise of saving money is well… shortsighted. You might have saved a buck, but are you evaluating the true cost of the effort? […] Read more…

A surprising way to save money that works

It started at the drug store. Do I need more lotion? Umm I’m not sure, so I’ll get some just in case. Deodorant? I think I’m low. Throw it in. What was different about this store run is when I got home; I actually looked in the cabinets to see what I had really needed. […] Read more…

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How to vote with your dollars

I love this quote by Anna Lappe. “Every time you spend money, you’re casting a vote for the kind of world you want.” I have a awesome farmers market within walking distance of my house. The produce is organic, locally sourced, fresh and tasty. Shopping there is definitely more expensive then going to my local […] Read more…

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