Books

smart money smart kids

I’m fortunate that we’ve lived pretty debt-free lives. We did borrow money for inexpensive cars when we were first married over 20 years ago, but the last three cars we’ve bought, we bought with cash, […]

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we'll always have paris

I love to travel. Last year I was able to spend a long weekend in Los Angeles with my 14-year-old daughter. It was SO much fun. I would love to travel the world with my […]

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Board books introduce our youngest children to the world of reading- a world filled with captivating images and fun words to be read aloud. Providing babies and toddlers with sturdy books that they can explore […]

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Boyfriend-Barfed

We’ve all been there. Calling our mums to ask, “How do you get out grass stains?” Or googling “how to get rid of horrid streaky marks all over stainless steel appliances.” The fact of the […]

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no book but the world

As I became pulled into the world of Leah Hager Cohen’s newest novel, No Book but the World, I quickly discovered the type of character development that appeals to me the most– emotionally revealing, honest […]

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jenniegarth

I like Jennie Garth, and was even able to sit down in a one-on-one interview with her several years ago when she was working with Hidden Valley Ranch, to talk to her about motherhood. Deep […]

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I received a copy of this book for review purposes. I was also compensated for writing this post, but all opinions remain my own. Raising children is no easy task, and from my own experience […]

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carrot_juice

I received a copy of this book for review purposes. I was also compensated for writing this post, but all opinions remain my own. Fourth-grader Eleanor is about to learn a valuable childhood lesson about […]

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Antelope 310

All month long we’ve been focusing on marriage and family, with a series of posts inspired and sponsored by Big Mama Melanie Shankle’s new memoir. Read my thoughts about Making Time for Mom and Dad […]

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dave barry

Heeeeee’s back! I don’t know about you, but I used to love reading Dave Barry’s weekly column in my local paper, back in the day when we got the paper. I discovered his books, collections […]

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