• August 14, 2016
    Do you have a neighbor who seems to drive a new car all the time?  Do you have a friend who
  • August 10, 2016
    There is something inadvertently deceptive about nostalgia that gives most of us a
  • February 11, 2016
    To say I am addicted would be an understatement…  I am ashamed to admit it, but I have a
  • February 07, 2016
    “Pull over and kick its butt…” That was some advice that I gave to my son
  • December 29, 2015
    There seems to be a wave of frustration echoing around the world, with a colossal wake

Escaping the Debt Monster

Escaping the Debt Monster

Do you have a neighbor who seems to drive a new car all the time?  Do you have a friend who leases a different vehicle every couple of years?  Are you still driving something from The Flintstone’s era (or at least it feels like it sometimes)?  Well, I say…to each their own!  For our family, we have chosen to drive older vehicles, even if they aren’t as pretty as they were when we first got…

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The Good Old Days?

The Good Old Days?

There is something inadvertently deceptive about nostalgia that gives most of us a “rosy retrospection“.  It seems like time has this innate ability to polish up memories, making them so much better and brighter than they most likely were, while removing many of the “less than desirable” blemishes.  The infamous “Good Old Days” gets passed around like, well… a “hot potato“.  One person will start and it will quickly pass to the next and then the next and the next….

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Date Night 2.0

Date Night 2.0

“Date Night” is one of those traditions that we have had “off” and “on” over the years.  We originally started by going out to eat (just the two of us).  We would pick a different location each week and spend some time just enjoying each other’s company.  It was nice but, it never failed, something would always come up or our schedules would change and we would go on about our lives.  (typical but, unfortunate) About a year…

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“Sharing the Love – One Drop at a Time”

“Sharing the Love – One Drop at a Time”

A couple years ago my husband was suffering from an excruciatingly painful condition.  We tried many conventional treatments to rid him of the unbearable pain but, had little success.  After much frustration, trial and error, a friend introduced us to Young Living Essential Oils.  Knowing nothing about oils, but feeling like we’d tried so many other things, we decided to give it a shot.  The particular oil she recommended helped him so much that we…

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Tech Free Weekend

Tech Free Weekend

To say I am addicted would be an understatement…  I am ashamed to admit it, but I have a serious problem!! I feel like I am at one of those support groups you see on TV.  You know, the ones where they make you say your name and what your problem is??  Hi. My name is Taylor. And I am a technology addict… (Now this is the part where you say, “We’re here for you,…

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