Improving the Value of Your Home for Resale

Are you looking to sell your home soon? Check out these awesome tips on how you can improve the value to get the most money. That means investing some money into improving the condition of the house. Before you spend even a penny, take a look at some simple guidelines on how to get the most value for […]

Ragtime is coming to Dallas Summer Musicals

Dallas Summer Musicals has another awesome production coming! RAGTIME will be showing at the Music Hall at Fair Park May 24 – June 5, 2016. A timeless celebration of life, RAGTIME tells the stories of an upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician – set in turn-of-the-century New York – all three united […]

Winter bodies and summer dreams

Summer is coming quickly and if you are like me, you are trying hard to work off your winter body! I have been back in the gym (Orange Theory Fitness) for over a month and I am getting stronger every day. I have been going 3-4 times a week and love the full body work […]

His car vs Her car

I don’t know how it works out but we definitely have a his and hers cars in our house. We both went shopping for both and both agreed on both purchases but we just have our preferences. When we went to get what my hubby is currently driving, we knew we needed it big enough […]

Buying your child their 1st car

Steve and I have talked a lot about how we will be able to afford buying our children their first car. He had to buy his own first car and I was blessed by my great grandparents with mine. He got to pick out what he wanted and worked hard to make payments on it. […]

Buying vs Leasing

I have never really been able to wrap my brain around why people lease vehicles instead of buying them. I suppose they like getting something new every few years or not having to worry about certain things that come with ownership, but it just hasn’t made sense for me. I love the thought of owning […]

Fix it or Forget it?

There comes a time in the life of a vehicle that you must make the decision to either have it fixed or forget it and trade it in. This isn’t always an easy choice. We have had cars that were paid for that we were going to drive until they absolutely died on the side […]

To garage or not to garage…

We have a two car garage with a little extra bonus space on the side. Ideally, I would love to have both of our cars in there…but it’s impossible. We have too much stuff to make it all work. We have sports equipment, lawn equipment, bikes, wagons, tools, Christmas tree, and our two large trash […]

Traveling with Pets

It’s not often that we go on trips and leave our dog behind. She has become like one of the family and the thought of leaving her at home by herself (even with a pet sitter to feed her!) makes us sad. We worry about her when we are out and about too long. She […]

Van: Most Wanted List

When we decided we wanted to shop for a van, we had a few things in mind. We wanted the body of the van to look a certain way. We weren’t super picky about the color of the exterior but didn’t want a crazy color.  We wanted the price to be less then $30K, for […]