Posts tagged with: family

  • How We Eliminated $35,000 in Debt in 1 Year So We Could Travel the World
~ Carmen Joe and I had already been dating four years when we got married.  Before getting engaged, I was well aware of his debt as he was with mine.  It was a lot.  It seemed like a huge hurdle, but we had both been through the financial impact of divorces and were determined to......
  • How to Survive a Road Trip With Pets
~ Lauren Recently I traveled from Tallahassee, Florida to my mom and step-dad’s house in Memphis, Tennessee with Sammy, my eleven-year-old miniature schnauzer, and Riley, my one-and-a-half-year old black cat that I just adopted in September. Spending eight hours alone in the car with a dog and cat is enough to drive anyone crazy. But......
  ~ Carmen “I’ll be at the ball field all weekend with Jane’s soccer tournament.  Then somehow I have to get Jake to karate and Jill to her softball game.” Does this sound familiar?  It’s become almost a badge of honor among moms to see whose kids can be involved in the most extra-curricular activities.  Then......
~ Joe This is my first Mother’s Day without my mother. There is no escaping the reality that Mother’s Day is Sunday.  All the TV commercials and store displays make that very clear.   Unfortunately, my mother’s passing at 87 from cancer is still fresh in my mind.   She left us on Nov 17,......
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