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I took the pop-up ad down.

I’m so sorry about the annoyance, you guys! BlogHer suggested I give that product a try (it’s called a Tune-in bar). It’s supposed to increase the viewability rating for my site, which will help my sidebar ads perform better, and it was only supposed to show up when a premium ad was available ....more

Go ahead & disagree but leave the snark at home

It was a day of the triple rudeness whammy…one delivered in my Twitter stream and the other two observed in...more

39 Grocery Items to DIY Instead of Buy

We all have our own personal reasons for having an interest in making more of our own food. Usually, my motivator is saving a few pennies. But when I can save a few pennies, indulge in a healthier item and have the joy of making something myself, that’s just icing on the cake ....more

Garage Sale Time

With my job, part time job, school starting, part time foster kids and getting ready to move…not to mention regularly scheduled kids’ activities our lives are humming right along....more

True Story: I sent myself flowers

Back when I could lose 5 pounds simply by skipping the bread basket, I watched Clueless and thought it was so cool that Cher sent herself flowers to make whats-his-name jealous. One time I received flowers from a friend, and even though I knew it was from my friend, I asked my boyfriend at the time if he had sent the flowers. That was back when I was young and played games because I thought that’s how you were supposed to do it ....more

Why I am not teaching my kids about money by giving them any to begin with

I obviously see the huge benefits in teaching your children about money early on, no matter how young they are, but for me, being a […] ...more

Are Gender Disparities in the Legal Industry Real?

In recent years, women in law have made advances in attaining workplace gender equality. Still, female attorneys only earn 87 percent of male attorneys’ salaries, and women continue to face inequality in the legal industry when it comes to growth opportunities and income....more

On Contentment

I took an unintentional week off of blogging, due to a terrible, no good, really bad week. We have been dealing with a few health issues, broken computers, broken air conditioning [the upstairs thermostat read 90-degrees one night], and overall crummy circumstances. In the middle of the week, as...more

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Do you ever feel like your job is taking over your life? Or keeping you from living your life? Feel like you're missing major family events, or making challenging choices when it comes to caregiving for either the young or the elderly in your family because of work commitments? ...more