January, 2019

  • 28 January

    [VIDEO] What’s Your Deadline for Saying “Happy New Year”?

    I want to know where you stand on something. Something tells me you’ve asked yourself this question. But I’m going to make sure it’s crystal clear where I stand. If you’re the kind of person who still has there Christmas decorations up in February, I have a feeling I know …

  • 24 January

    Why I Quit Amazon Prime, But Still Get Free Shipping

    This month I did something I hadn’t done in two years: I canceled my Amazon Prime membership (value: $119/year). Don’t get me wrong. I love streaming TV shows and movies on Amazon Prime Video. I love listening to Amazon Music (especially the Trolls soundtrack) when I’m working around the house. …

  • 16 January

    Gymboree Stores Closing in 2019: 3 Things You Need to Know

    On social media this week I noticed some disappointed comments from parents who heard Gymboree Stores are closing all 900 of its stores in 2019 according to CNBC and unnamed sources. The company is reportedly filing for bankruptcy for the second time. For many parents who like affordable, colorful kids …

  • 16 January

    I Struggled to Find a Focus Word for the New Year, Until I Did This

    {I failed to live up to my 2018 Focus Word, so I’m using it again in 2019. If you’d like me to explore that idea of failure even more, comment below.} In case you don’t know what a Focus Word is, it’s an alternative to a New Years Resolution. You …

  • 9 January

    [VIDEO] Are We Abandoning Neighborhood Public Schools?

    Our son’s third-grade year in public school has been less than stellar for us. I won’t get into the details of what’s working and what’s not – out of respect for the parties involved. More than anything, it’s made it extremely clear that his current school is no longer a …