Category Archives: Money/Finances

Erica Jong, Zipperless Parenting and Maternal Age

*Disclaimer: YES, I know “choosing to stay home” is only a choice for a very few privileged women. It’s actually ok to write about issues that concern middle class women, too.* Like a lot of mothers of young children, especially … Continue reading

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Free Holiday Cards from Shutterfly

Shutterfly is running a great promotion. By great, I mean great for me. Basically, in exchange for a blog post, they’ll give me 50 free holiday cards. Since the blog is pretty new, it seems like a perfect time for … Continue reading

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Top Ten Benefits of Unemployment

10. Stress, nature’s weight loss plan 9. Breakfast tastes better sitting down. 8. Flip-flops are much more comfortable than heels. 7. Eight hours of sleep, what a concept! 6. Did you know this is Oprah’s last year? Thank goodness I … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Take Good Advice

A friend of mine writes a blog called, Frugalista about extreme coupon clipping and other great money saving ideas. Last week she ran a contest and you could get extra entries by blogging about the money-saving activity she proposed. I … Continue reading

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