Category Archives: Family

Introducing Bodhi

Meet Bodhi (pronounced bo-dee). He’s our six-month-old Havanese puppy and he is such a sweetie. The Mr. and I decided to add him to our family back in September. Havanese is the only Cuban breed of dog and was originally … Continue reading

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Friday night traditions

The Mr. and I used to always go out on Friday nights. We usually had dinner out and then met up with friends for drinks. Often, we didn’t get home until close to 1 or 2am… sometimes later. Sleeping in … Continue reading

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The Mr. bakes bread!

For some reason, the Mr. has been baking bread every Sunday for three weeks. And I get to reap the rewards–delicious toast and sandwiches–all week long. He’s not much of a baker, so this is kind of a big deal. … Continue reading

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Conscious spending or frugality

What’s the difference between conscious spending and frugality? Is one choice a part of the other? Is thoughtful spending a primer for frugality? Are they one and the same? I’ve been thinking quite a bit about spending, lifestyle, and choices … Continue reading

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Lemon Sponge Pie

My Grandma’s Lemon Sponge Pie is one of my all-time favorite treats. She used to always make this on holidays. Even if she offered other desserts too, this was usually on the menu. Lemon Sponge is a very unique pie. … Continue reading

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What I bought: Needs, kinda needs, and wants

My husband and I went to Target today. We try to limit our Target shopping to only once a month because it is very easy to spend a lot of money there on stuff we convince ourselves¬† we need as … Continue reading

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