Honoring Last Wishes

I’m sure this will come as a shock to many of you. I bought a bottle of Dom Perignon on a whim. You read that correctly – I purchased a $150 bottle of champagne without planning it in my budget. But before you start throwing spears and calling me a hypocrite, let me...

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Hello – My Name Is Generation X

Millennials. Baby Boomers. As much as these generational groups hate to be stereotyped for their characteristics and behaviors, quite frankly, I am equally tired of hearing about them. All of the research dedicated to their lifestyle, their struggles, their woes. How...

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When Should You Have “The Talk”?

The Talk. Every dating couple comes to this crossroads where they need to bring up a very intimate and sensitive subject. It’s uncomfortable to talk about and brings out vulnerability and insecurities in both parties. Avoiding eye contact and the awkward silence when...

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Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes

It’s said that to understand what someone experiences in life, you need to walk a mile in their shoes. You need to experience what they are experiencing, the emotions they are feeling, and the resources available. It’s one of the reasons I can talk about getting out...

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Keeping Up With Ms. Jones

I had an obsession with shoes. Prior to getting out of debt, I was known for my love of shoes. I was always buying new shoes – whether or not I needed them or if they were on sale. I didn’t meet too many shoes that I didn’t like (although there are a few out there...

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Who’s Got Time?

“Like sands through the hourglass - so are the days of our lives” Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippin’/into the future It’s something unpredictable/but in the end it’s right/I hope you had the time of your life   Time is something we all talk about. We find...

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