Would You Keep Working if You Won the Lottery?

Every once in awhile, my husband and I will have a conversation that leaves me wondering if we're on the same page. I go to bat for him all the time as he's an amazing, hands-on dad who also likes to vacuum and wash dishes. When people dis on dads, I point to him and say, "Nuh uh! See! Amazing!" But then something falls out of his mouth and one of my eyebrows does an insta-raise and I think, "Wait, what?" I had one of those moments recently when he got all "women belong in the kitchen, barefoot, and if not pregnant, baking me a pie" on me. ...more
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Buying a Dream

Every week, my husband buys tickets for the local lottery. Not daily numbers, but the biggies; Powerball and Mega Millions (Copyright © 2009 New Hampshire Lottery Commission® All rights reserved). He has won the occasional $50 -$100 amounts, but all in all, he puts more into the system than he takes out....more

Top Five Tuesday...

Last week, J and I watched a show about Lottery winners. One of the women featured said she always believed she would win so she went about her life as though she already had the money. She sought the advice of a money manager, she consulted a real estate agent and researched neighborhoods where she might want to live…she made plans as though she was already rich. Oh…and she wrote $120,000,000 on a piece of paper and slept with it under her pillow. And she won $120,000,000 in the lottery. Coincidence? I think not. I think this woman is on to something....more