Growing up we were almost always poor. My mom was on disability and my dad struggled opening multiple failed businesses and when he wasn’t doing that he jumped from job to job. Even if we did have money my father’s narcissistic behavior meant he spent it on things that made him look good like a
I am a big believer in experiences over things if you haven’t been able to tell already. Growing up, holidays were a bit of a nightmare. My father was very abusive and would generally find some reason to yell at everyone. There was a lot of drama and storming out before the gathering was over.
Save Money This Holiday Season by Gifting Baked Goods (Rather Than “Things”) Almost everyone loves a good baked good. Rather than buying friends or co-workers’ gifts this year, let’s get into the holiday spirit by spending some time in the kitchen creating wonderful smells and delicious treats to gift. Better yet, when your friends suggest
When I was in my early 20’s Christmas was so stressful. Figuring out how to pick out and afford buying presents for everyone in my family felt overwhelming and frustrating. I only had six family members at the time to buy presents for (our family has grown since) but the cost really added up, especially