I pulled fistfuls of receipts out of my coat pocket and placed them on the counter. It was the day after Christmas and along with many other consumers, I had a few things to return. Sorting through the pile of crumpled paper looking for the needed … [Read more...] about The One Thing You Need To Stay Organized For Next Christmas
I've got a confession to make to all of you. I'm not ready for Christmas. This isn't one of those typical Midwesterner complaints stating I'm not ready for snow and cold temperatures. It's really much more serious than that. I'm not financially … [Read more...] about Christmas is NOT A Reason To Use Your Emergency Fund
I feel old saying this, but things were very different when I was a kid. My family and I lived in a small rural town in the Midwest, and drove 13 miles on Christmas Eve so my brother and I could participate in the childrenâ€™s service. … [Read more...] about The Changing Face Of Family Christmas Traditon
Image courtesy of vectorolie / FreeDigitalPhotos.net I remember the first day back to school as a kid getting together with my friends and telling each other what we got for Christmas. Young children don't have a firm grasp on how much their … [Read more...] about My Son’s Christmas List Revealed – How Much Do You Spend on Kids For Christmas?
I did it! I got all 242 stars in Super Mario Galaxy! Warning: Spoilers Inside: It took 43 days and quite a few late nights the last few days to do it, but first I got all 120 stars as Mario, beat Bowser twice (you need to), and then got all 120 … [Read more...] about Super Mario Galaxy Success!
Last Friday I visited the doctor and found out I have a herniated disk. I've been on oxycodone (generic Percocet) and anti-inflammatory meds since then, along with heating pads and wearing a corset. I'm still in an excruciating amount of pain, which … [Read more...] about Have a Very Merry, and Painless, Christmas!