Debt-Free Vacations

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared in 2010. “95,555 & Counting.” That’s what I posted on my Facebook page today. It’s the mileage on my black Envoy. And today, I’m grateful for it. Not so 48 hours ago. When I stepped into my friend’s brand new sporty car, I had five minutes of a covetous Continue »

Bayer

I heard a new Bayer aspirin commercial the other day. It said,“You always took care of your children. Now it’s time to take care of yourself.” The woman in the ad was like me, a member of the boomer generation, likely an empty nester. And Bayer is right. It is time to take care of ourselves so Continue »

Going Crazy

Every once in a while when I put my sunglasses on, I pretend my sage colored minivan is a shiny black Escalade fully loaded, with all the sparkly trimmings. Windows down, hair blowing… you get the picture, don’t you? Have you ever have done something similar? Escaped reality just long enough to enjoy it? And Continue »

“I Am Your Captain”

by Jenny Wilson My husband and I recently attended the Love Like You Mean It® cruise leaving out of Florida for a fantastic five-day getaway to the Grand Turk Islands which included renewing, relaxing, eating lots of yummy food, and time to work on restoring our marriage. While it would seem like an easy thing Continue »

MomLife Boot Camp

A year ago, I had never heard of MomLife Today. I was involved in a group called Arkansas Women Bloggers, and my friend, the founder, told me about a giveaway they were hosting for a trip to something called MomLife Bootcamp. I should enter, she said. She thought it was something I’d love. A few Continue »