Saving Money on Groceries and in the Kitchen

Becoming financially independent and free starts with good saving habits. Saving money on groceries and in the kitchen includes practical tips and advice how you can increase your savings while still living a good life....more

The Best Personal Finance Books for Moms

If you haven't come up with a practical and wonderful gift idea for your Mom yet, here are the best personal finance books for Moms. Books are always great gifts for everyone and why not to get your Mom something that inspires and helps her in her life.The best personal finance books are inspiring, empowering and educational.  ...more

Don't. Touch. My. Kid.

I'm a public transit gal. Have been for a long time. And with the Husband working on the other side of the city, out of range of the subway, it's always made sense for him to drive to work. On days when I have appointments or work downtown, I hop on the bus and then the subway. Having a kid has reduced the frequency, but I still haul one of them in a baby carrier if I need to. I hate taking a stroller, but I'm totally fine strapping a kid on and doing what I have to.People on public transit are fucking weird....more

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Great share, I lolled hard. Talking about potty, they might add some chains to it to keep the ...more

Better Than An Obituary

I pulled a bag of blueberries from the freezer to make some muffins. Due to favorable growing conditions and some savvy harvesting, from time to time I can relive a bit of the past season, until next summer's crop. The cooler air and barren trees are bitter reminders that people, too, come and go like seasons in our lives. My mother and I planted a relationship seed of our own one spring that did not survive another season. As crazy as she made me, I’d give all the blueberry crops in the world, to share a muffin with my mother.***...more