This is false information…

If you’re anything like me (on a budget and looking to outsmart the general population), you love a good shopping hack. I kept seeing posts like the one above circling around Pinterest, describing mark down days and how to get an item at the lowest price. As a huge Target consumer I was pretty excited at… Continue reading This is false information…

This One Holiday Tip Could Save Your Cat’s Life…

Prior to adopting my kitten, Luna, I had some iconic cat images in my head..a cute, pink-tongued ball of fuzz downing food from a dish, a warm purr machine sleeping in a basket. The other image was a cuddly kitty playing with a ball of yarn. They are tender representations of the wild, clownish rascals… Continue reading This One Holiday Tip Could Save Your Cat’s Life…

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel – Maya Angelou

7 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Shopping!

The only problem with the Christmas season? Parking. The line at the grocery store. Budgeting. Greed. Someone jamming the back of a shopping cart into your ankles. Politely saying that you’re fine and holding back tears. Being shoved by someone’s child. Reconsidering if you want kids to begin with. Asking yourself “what’s the point?”. Rethinking how a Christian holiday got so out of control. Rethinking religion. Rethinking your purpose. Thinking about shaving your head and moving to India to help the underprivileged. You could do that Eat, Pray, Love thing, just like Julia Roberts you tell yourself as a dad grabs the last Easy-Bake-Oven.

Things are changing…

…and they’re changing fast! Today is my first day unemployed! I found out in January that the company I worked for was closing and the day has finally come! While some people might be relieved by the 10 months to decide on what to do next, I saw this as a daunting deadline to figure… Continue reading Things are changing…