My Girl’s Trip: And the Controversy Surrounding My Birthday Weekend

Girl’s Trip: My Birthday Weekend Woosah My grandmother frowned upon it, and so did my aunt. My cousin and my dad tried to talk me out of doing it. I’m sure they weren’t the only ones that I told about my weekend plan that found fault with it, but family is always gonna let you … Continue Reading

I’m Done with Thrift Stores

Deep Cover It’s been a while since I’ve hit the publish button on this website. I’ve been knee-deep in teacher-related stuff, chest-deep in master’s coursework, and up to my ears in family life, as usual. I’m treading water, but the good news is…I just saved a bundle of money at GEICO! Sorry, I couldn’t resist … Continue Reading

I Struggle Between What Pays the Bills & What Makes me Happy

My Summer Slipped Away The gig is up. The last day of Summer has slipped right through my fingers, not because I didn’t hold on to it tightly enough, but because all good things must come to an end. I can’t truly say that I relaxed enough during my Summer break, nor that I grinded … Continue Reading

How to Start an Online Thrift Store with No Money

#1 Start with What You Have How can you start an online thrift store with no money? Easily! Step one, go through your home and collect anything that’s in good condition and no longer used or needed. If you’re like the average person, you probably have a ton of stuff at home that’s just sitting there collecting … Continue Reading

I Wanna Be a Lady, But I’m So Cheap

I would like to share this post from a fellow blogger & teacher whose writing I love. Her name is Lyz, and her blog is IWANNABEALADY. Her writing style is so honest and humorous. It’s guaranteed to crack you up. Check her out! …but I’m so Cheap So some of you out there may be … Continue Reading

Text Therapy: It’s All Coming Back to Me Now

If It Ain’t Broke… It is amazing how much like my old self I am feeling since I’ve started to write again. It’s my therapy! I was just telling an old friend, who blogs over at Mom, Wife, and I,  about how I used to love to write…poetry and short stories and journal entries when I was … Continue Reading