The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

Here we are, the night before the night before Christmas.  Well, technically it’s not night yet, but it sounds better than the day before the night before Christmas, doesn’t it?  Are you ready?  I was up too late last night … Continue reading

Shopping On a Budget with Family Dollar – Aloha Friday

When I was growing up, one of my favorite places to shop with my allowance was the 99-cent store.  They had signs emblazoned with “All items 99-Cents All the Time!”  Of course they did have other items on the tippy-top … Continue reading

They Say It’s (My) Birthday

I’ve made it to another birthday.  It’s always fun having a birthday on a Friday, because you can stay up late without worrying about having to get up early the next morning, and you can pretty much make the celebration … Continue reading

Thanksgiving is Right Around the Corner

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is a mere two-weeks away?  Well, if you want to be technical about it, it’s really only 13 days away.  I love Thanksgiving.  It’s kind of a bummer that Thanksgiving tends to get pushed to … Continue reading

Smelly Laundry

It’s crazy how dependent we’ve become on technology – and the internet – and actually being able to watch TV since the cable companies have pretty much taken over the world and you can’t get any decent channels with just … Continue reading