Spend Money

You've come to grips with the fact that you need to incorporate an allowance for each family member in your spending plan but how do you determine a fair allowance amount? Healthy money talks should be a part of every relationship! Tough negotiations included! When determining a fair allowance amount, why not factor in regular expenses [...]

We sold our home with the intention to move to a neighborhood that is closer to my husband's new job. Our house closed just before Christmas and the homes we had hoped for were no longer on the market. Instead of settling for a home we weren't excited about, we decided to try our hand at apartment [...]

My daughter had a cavity. You could probably count that as money mistake number one since cavities are clearly avoidable! On our way to the dentist that fine summer morning, I sneezed a few times as I approached an intersection. After my final sneeze, I looked up as I turned the corner to see a [...]

When searching for a new home, should you purchase new construction or pre-owned? Therein lies the dilemma. Blake has recently landed a new job and would like to move closer to his new place of employment! We're excited but also want to carefully consider our options. We have looked at quite a few open houses of [...]

Looking for the perfect gift idea for Dad? Something practical, unique, fun, surprising, or perhaps even life saving? These gift ideas for Dad may make you go Wow, hmmm, Yum, ahhh, reeeaallly, cool, or just make you laugh out loud!   This post contains affiliate links. Disclaimer Is this fun or what? If the dad [...]

BOB has joined our family by way of The Man Allowance. He hung out in the dining room for a while and I was startled every time I walked by. I knew he was there but it didn't matter. HE. FREAKED. ME. OUT! Blake turned him to face the window. It didn't help. BOB was probably [...]