Birthday Prep

Birthday Prep

Princess Pigg turns 4 in March!  So the whole Pigg household is I am in full scale Birthday Planning! Read more

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The Brunette Asshole Parent

The Brunette Asshole Parent

On Instagram, I follow an account called Asshole Parents.  The basic premise is that people submit photos of their children crying for ridiculous reasons, and then conclude that it’s obviously because the parents are assholes.  While I’ve never submitted anything to the site, I experienced my own doozy last night. Read more

Tightening the Purse Strings

Tightening the Purse Strings

It’s well known that I have a fairly type A personality.  I love lists, and utilize Google Drive to organize basically every aspect of my life into a beautiful list or spreadsheet.

Since about 2010, we’ve had a written monthly budget based loosely on Dave Ramsey’s model.  My grandpa taught me the Dave Ramsey method while I was still in college.  At the time, I didn’t utilize it much as I had little debt, and even less income.  To be honest, I would really love to take another one of his courses, or read some of his books.  I think now as a mature 30+ adult (stop snickering), I’d be able to gleam more from it.  But I did learn to keep track of expenses and to plan out where each of your paycheck will go. Read more