Money

Learning  Value

Learning Value

The value of doula work is a highly debated topic among expecting mothers and doulas alike. How much should a doula charge? What’s a reasonable rate? Many, many blog articles have been written, eloquently breaking down the expenses that a doula incurs and how much […]

On The Reconciliation of Stuff (Master Bath Edition)

On The Reconciliation of Stuff (Master Bath Edition)

One decade is the length of time I’ve been living with these two items. They greet me every morning in the master bath as I ready myself. Two long time friends of mine right here. That freesia body spray still has a good two weeks […]

On The Reconcilliation of Stuff (Back to School Edition)

On The Reconcilliation of Stuff (Back to School Edition)

August is the back to school month of frenzy shopping. From hair cuts to school supplies, lunch totes, backpacks, shoes, fall and winter clothes; you name it and we are buying it. Don’t get me wrong, the buzz of sharpening pencils can quicken my pulse […]

Hot & Uncomfortable

Hot & Uncomfortable

It was May of 2009 and I was feeling hot and uncomfortable. The warm summer air had already started to creep into the days of May just as school had ended for the year and I caved. I couldn’t take the heat anymore so I […]

Works For Me Wednesday

Works For Me Wednesday

I found this video on a blog that I follow. I thought it tied in well with how the Holy Spirit has been moving on my heart lately. Someone onceĀ  described the Holy Spirit’s leading as a symphony playing a song. We all have the […]

Blessed Beyond Mudcakes

Blessed Beyond Mudcakes

After the last post, you may be wondering if I followed through with my fast for the week, and indeed, I have so far. Monday started off with a physical from my life insurance company requiring an 8 hour fast prior to 8:30 am so […]

Works for Me Wednesday

Works for Me Wednesday

Would you pick up a twenty dollar bill if it was lying on the ground? How about if someone gave it to you? I would, and that’s why I coupon, it’s free money. If you can replace the image of that $1.00 off coupon with […]

The Day We Were Peniless

The Day We Were Peniless

Officially one year has passed since “the day we were peniless” aka, August 12, 2009.   Am I relieved, yes, but mostly thankful because God brought us through it. As a tribute to Him, I wanted to share this post. “The day we were peniless” […]