Cheapskate, penny-pincher, frugal, thrifty, tightwad--most of these terms do not have a positive connotation, so I try to never use them. I'm not cheap: I am a personal financial strategist! Okay... I'm a tightwad. A REASON for Tightwadding Initially, my husband and I … [Read more...] about Confessions of a Tightwad
I love being a mom! Mother's day was wonderful! My two youngest took their mom shopping and out to dinner, and we just spent time together for hours. I can't imagine anything more wonderful or priceless than that. I've had a couple of people respond to my request for … [Read more...] about Honoring Moms: Keep it going!
My sweet mother, Carolyn Watson, was the world to me, and she still is. When she died unexpectedly a little over 17 years ago, my world came to a screeching halt. It hurt so bad; there were days I couldn't catch my breath for the pain, but, as a mother myself, I had to keep … [Read more...] about Myra’s Mom
Happy Mother's Day, Mom! I wanted you to know just how special and important you are to me, and how much I respect and appreciate everything you've done for me. You've done so many things and given up so much for me. I know it's not easy being a mother, and I've seen on so many … [Read more...] about To Mom from Liz
Hug your mamas today. I sure miss mine a little extra today. The last thing she said to me was that I was beautiful and she loved me. What a memory to have. She was the definition of a Pinterest Mama before there was even internet. She poured into us and fed our interests. She … [Read more...] about Bethany’s Mom