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October 2014

  • How to Keep Your Toddler's Clothes Stain Free

    How to Keep Your Toddler’s Clothes Stain Free


    Because the thrift stores in Utah are picked clean of wearable toddler clothes, Johnny and I have resorted to buying the majority of Sally’s clothes new, although highly discounted. I typically stick to mega sales at Old Navy and Gap and occasionally buy pieces at H&M and at an on-sale Zara.…

  • Preparedness

    OFB Preparedness Mid-Month Update


    We’re halfway through October! I’m weirdly excited for Halloween this year, and I don’t even really like Halloween. I think it’s partly because Johnny and I have compiled a noteworthy (and very cheap!) costume for Sally. And I think I’m also curious to see just how mortifying/embarrassing/memorable Sally’s behavior will be…

  • Jo and Jo

    Why We OFB


    It’s been an interesting couple of months in the OFB household. Life has been crazy. I’ve hinted at this a few times, but seriously, the last few months just really kicked our trash. Johnny has been traveling more than ever for work, and his workload has also been heavier than…

  • Alpine Loop

    Overspending When the Spouse Is Away


    For the past few months, Johnny’s been traveling for work more often than he usually does. Sally and I miss him while he’s away, but we fare the best we can. We keep very busy and have special outings and activities while he’s gone. But there’s this other thing that…