My son informed me that he and his friends were talking and had hatched a plan in which they all purchased airsoft gear, and then played with them in a small forest of trees in near our home. Airsoft guns are like the old style BB guns, … [Read more...] about Be The Good Parent, Not The Cool Parent
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I have a slight infatuation with how other people spend their money lately. Earlier this week I wrote about my thoughts regarding my coworkers going out to eat every day, and then a few days later I found out how much a friend's family spends on … [Read more...] about How Much Do You Spend On Groceries Each Month?
I recently switched office cubicles, moving just a few isles within the same building. My team had become fragmented with personal changes over years, and management was moving people around to place team members within close physical proximity of … [Read more...] about The Real Cost Of Eating Out During The Work Week
I was sitting outside on my back patio tending to my smoker, when my neighbor walked across my lawn and struck up a conversation. I was smoking pork shoulder for pulled pork, and he commented on the appetizing smells coming from my … [Read more...] about I Saved My Neighbor Over $400 On A Graduation Party
Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net My son has been earning allowance since before he was ten years old. His payrate has been $1 per week for each year of age. Every year on his birthday he recieved a $1 a week raise, but he … [Read more...] about When Should Teens Stop Receiving Allowance?
Experiences can drive our shopping and spending choices as consumers. Customer service is at the top of my list of important attributes for retailers to retain my business. Great customer service will keep me coming back for more, while … [Read more...] about Customer Service Shout Out: Dairy Queen and Flapdoodles