Passing Along Your Legacy to Your Children

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.* You get two days off of work and a license to eat a few thousand calories worth of fat, sugar, and starch with nary a green vegetable in site. What’s not to love? * The obvious caveat here is that this only applies if I am not hosting. […]

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Crafts, Copyrights, and Copycats-The Huge Risk Your Etsy Shop May be Taking

I don’t know whether it’s classy or tacky, but one of my favorite things to buy for my girls is t-shirts with their names on them. Check out these great shirts I bought for my Frozen loving nine year old and three year old: Etsy, the handmade and vintage goods online marketplace, is my go-to […]

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How Old Does Your Child Have to Be to Stay Home Alone?

Thank you for all of the response to my recent blog post about leaving a sleeping baby alone in a car for a couple of minutes. Several of you asked the logical follow-up question, how old does your child have to be to stay home alone? When does a movie for two cost $80? When you […]

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How to Obtain a New Car Title Following the Death of the Owner

My dad passed away three years ago this month. Fortunately, my mom is in excellent health and lives close to most of her family. Like many women of her generation, she was not involved in financial decision making as much as she probably should have been. She needed assistance in figuring out her finances and […]

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