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Everything I Needed To Know About Money I Learned From My Mom

Posted on October 2, 2013 in Uncategorized

It’s true.  My parents, in particular my mom, thought that learning about money was essential to good parenting.  As a kid it was somewhat frustrating.  My friend’s mom would not only buy birthday presents for her friends, but would buy her a matching toy so she wouldn’t feel left out.  In college, I was with […]

Erin’s Little Ice Cream Shop

Posted on July 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

I’ve written before about my son’s food allergies, and because of them, I have started making our own ice cream. I bought an entry-level Cuisinart ice cream maker and have gone to town making homemade ice cream. Our favorite flavor is mint chocolate chip, and I’ll include the recipe below. I’m going to be brutally […]

But It’s An Investment!

Posted on June 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

I was getting a haircut a few months ago, and my hairdresser and I were discussing different brands of flat irons. We both have very curly hair and choose to straighten it from time to time. I told her that I had bought a nice one since I didn’t want to damage my hair. She […]


What Gets You Excited About Saving?

Posted on May 2, 2013 in Uncategorized

I love a deal.  Some people think that women are self-deprecating when their response to a compliment is to say, “Oh these?  I got them on clearance for $20.”  Me, I am excited and proud of my ability to save a buck.  Take, for example, my five-year-old daughter.  She just learned to ride a two-wheeler.  […]