36 Years Old

36 Things About Me on My 36th B-day

Wow. Today I turn 36.  I’m not exactly sure what time it happens, but I know my mom knows because I know I have asked her every year for the past 20 or so years.  Anyways, Happy Birthday to Me! It seems so old.  Do you remember turning 21 and thinking anyone in their 30s […]

Finance concept

3 Tips to a Better Retirement

Most of us aren’t very good at saving for retirement. It’s not our fault – really it’s not. We just aren’t wired to get excited for something that may or may not happen 30 or 40 years from now. Although we aren’t wired to prepare for our retirement, I think it is still something we […]

Takeaways from the American Girl Doll Store

5 Takeaways from the American Girl Store

If you have a daughter then you may have been persuaded by her deceivingly beautiful smile to purchase an American Girl Doll. If you are a total sucker (like me) and think your daughter is the cutest thing ever (again like me), you may have even visited the store. Visiting the store makes you rethink […]

Family Dinner Together

Why You Should Eat Dinner (or Something) Together

I have always been a fan of eating dinner together as a family. It is one of those rare moments in our hectic society when I feel like I’m not living Alabama’s song, “I’m in a hurry to get things done. I rush and rush until life’s no fun”. In our house, it is a […]