I've stopped seeing my kitchen as a place where my working mom homemaking skills go to die. Instead, it is a place where I can cook healthy meals for my family and bond with my husband or teach my children skills that will help them through college and beyond. It's a place where we test the pulled pork fresh off of the smoker or eat the leftover pieces of baked pie crust that I cut off of the chicken pot pie baking in the oven.
Note: I originally wrote this post two years ago after finished taking Financial Peace University. In an effort to renew my budgeting vigor, I'm reposting this with some needed edits. Budget. It's a dirty word for a lot of us and it's taken me some time to figure out why. We're all told we should … Continue reading Learning to Budget – A Reflection
Like many, I'm not a huge fan of New Year's resolutions mostly because I understand that psychologically, many resolutions are made to be broken. We Americans joke about it every year, don't we? When we lived in Indiana we were faithful members of the local YMCA. Since it was less than five minutes from our house, … Continue reading Ringing in 2016