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It’s the Little Things

By Jill Tracey

I cleaned the living room. Boom. Mic Drop. Etc. Yep, I cleaned the living room yesterday and THAT is exactly what I am celebrating today. If you have a chronic…

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Do you really need a…?

By Jill Tracey

A microwave. That’s what it is for us. About 5 years ago, Jeremy’s old microwave he’d bought when he was in grad school finally broke down. Usually that would mean…

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Why Doesn’t Everyone Shop at ALDI?

By Jill Tracey

I saw this article from Reader’s Digest and was like, “Yes to ALL of this: 12 things you should buy at Aldi!” But, seriously, why stop there? As I was…

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“When are you going to…?”

By Jill Tracey

It happened again just the other day. Another person with the, “When are you going to buy a house…a REAL house?” question. I’ve heard it many times before from many…

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Feeling Like an Island…

By Janine Fairchild

Ever feel like that? All alone. Surrounded by a sea of doubt, anxiety, insecurity. I have. Many times. Even when I’ve been surrounded by family and friends. When I was…

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What Makes You ‘APPY?’

By Jill Tracey

On the show this week, we asked about the APP you’re loving these days and got some great responses. Here are a few we really liked: Parent Cue – This…

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The Day After

By Janine Fairchild

Sometimes we find out things after they’ve happened to our kids. . .and that’s ok. Last year my daughter Hope was a freshman at ISU and had to evacuate her…

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Summer’s Last Blast

By Jill Tracey

Those school bells are just itching to ring…you can feel it. But, summer’s not quite done; there are still some incredible memories to be made. Are there some family traditions…

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Local Restaurants That Rock

By Jill Tracey

Summer’s a great time to get out with the fam and visit some local restaurants. Sitting outside or in a fun, indoor cafe with loved ones is sometimes as much…

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Going to College Without Going Into Debt

By Janine Fairchild

Everyone tells you how quickly the time will go. But exploding diapers and sleepless nights make it feel quite the opposite. Then one day, your child walks down the stairs…

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Prom for Pennies

By Janine Fairchild

Well, maybe not literally. But wouldn’t that be nice? Prom can be expensive! But does it have to be. . . I’ve learned a valuable lesson about hair. The first…

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Foggy Path

By Janine Fairchild

Ever gone through a foggy time that had nothing to do with the weather? That’s the story of a widow and her son. I’m not sure what the climate was…

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