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I actually lost money blogging in March. Between Sunshine And Rainy Days and How Do The Jones Do It, I lost $27.54. In February, I posted my first income report. I was super excited because it was my best month yet. I was still receiving income earned in December, one of my biggest months. Why would I post a [...]

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! What Is Included In A Fair Allowance Amount? When determining a fair allowance amount, why [...]

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!   Gift Ideas for Dad This post contains affiliate links. Disclaimer Marvel Avengers Captain America [...]

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 [...]

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