What having surgery taught me . . . .

Now, if you follow me regularly, you will know that exactly one week ago I was having an ablation done.  This was done to control the last 5 years of what doctors would call "breakthrough bleeding".  I like to call it the neverending period.  After we would spend months figuring out a birth control that would control this, my body would laugh and start up all … [Read more...]

Money and Debt

Bill and I luck out. We've got a great credit score, and, I think, we manage our debt well. We actually hide money from ourselves for big purchases we need to make each year (homeowner's insurance, Catholic school tuition, etc). However, I do know that there are many people in this country who aren't as lucky as us. Through situations that are usually no … [Read more...]


I'm always on the lookout to make money blogging. As many of you know, I use my blogging earnings to pay for Madison's Catholic school tuition, so every little bit helps.  The first thing that impressed me was the personal phone I got when I signed up for the site.  We talked about my goals with my sites, what programs they thought would work well for me, … [Read more...]

Managing Your Finances

Thank you to TurboTax for sponsoring my writing about household finances.Learn more about how TurboTax can help you find every tax deduction you deserve. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective, which endorses Blog With Integrity, as I do. Managing your finances is something that every family strives to do. I think in these … [Read more...]

Monkey Kingdom Exclusive Interviews – Mark Linfield and Dr Sanjayan

From Disneynature, the studio that brought you Chimpanzee and Bears, comes MONKEY KINGDOM, a spectacular tale set among ancient ruins in the storied jungles of South Asia. Maya, a clever and resourceful monkey, and her family will make you laugh and warm your heart as she realizes her dreams for her son’s future. Narrated by […]

DreamWorks Pictures’ BRIDGE OF SPIES – In Theatres Everywhere this Friday

One of the best movies of the year, DreamWorks Pictures’ BRIDGE OF SPIES, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks, opens in theatres everywhere this Friday!!! It’s a perfect date night movie for adults! Like BRIDGE OF SPIES on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BridgeOfSpies Follow BRIDGE OF SPIES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeofSpies Visit the official BRIDGE OF SPIES website: https://www.bridgeofspies.com/ […]

Exclusive Clip from INSIDE OUT! #insideoutbloggers

Have you seen Inside Out yet? It’s one of my favorite Disney movies! My family and I loved this movie! For those of you who were waiting till it came out on DVD to watch Inside Out, I have a brief synopsis for you. Do you ever look at someone and wonder what’s going on […]

New Trailer, Poster & Images For Disney/Pixar’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR Are Now Available!

“The Good Dinosaur” asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo (voice of Raymond Ochoa) makes an unlikely human friend. While […]