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January 2014

  • Freshly Picked moccasin giveaway on!

    Giveaway Winner + a Request


    Congrats to Laiken W., the winner of our Freshly Picked moccasin giveaway! Special thanks again to Freshly Picked and everyone who participated. I’m hoping 2014 will be the year of many more giveaways! And now, a small request for all of you smartypants go-getters out there. Johnny and I think it’d…

  • Our 2014 Budget

    Our Freaking 2014 Budget


    It’s Friday! It’s been a crazy busy week with very little sleep in our house. I know teething is a breeze for some babies, but Sally’s not one of them, and she’s currently getting her molars. Yesterday morning we were all up at 5:00. Nooo. So while my New Year’s…

  • How to Start a Roth IRA

    How to Start a Roth IRA (Part II)


    Welcome to round two of Roth IRA indoctrination! Yesterday, we discussed why to start investing in a Roth IRA. Today, it’s all about the how. Are you freaking pumped or what?! Actually, don’t be — that’d just be weird. I’m really not sure why finance-related tasks always seem so daunting and confusing,…

  • Why to Start a Roth IRA

    Why to Start a Roth IRA (Part I)


    If I could travel back in time as my current self and visit my then 18-year-old self, this is the wisdom I would dispense: Stop using MySpace. It’s dumb, and you’re going to feel dumb that you ever had an account. If you wear that puka shell necklace one more…