Tis the season

Hello!!  I promise I haven’t been intentionally ignoring this blog.  I’m bad at taking the few spare minutes I have during the day to jot down notes of what I want to say, so by the time I get to the computer, I am blank. The holidays have been busy, but this year I tried […]

Deck the Halls!

Our first Christmas together, Dave and I found a German tradition about ornaments that specifies 12 special ornaments to put on your tree to ensure happiness to a newlywed couple in the coming years.  You’re supposed to put all 12 on the first year, but we have dragged it out.  We figured that collecting them […]

Countdown to Christmas!

That time of year is upon is… The season of joy, delight, giving, generosity, and wonder.  In the past I have focused on trying to budget and plan and make the most of the holiday.  This year however, I’d like to just enjoy it.  Money is tight (as it is for many families) but there is […]