dreaming of spring: 2020 garden plans

Being cooped up in the house has me dreaming of spring more often than usual lately. While the official first day of spring was March 19th, it won’t be safe to plant outdoors until April 20th at the very earliest. Even still, I may wait longer since Denver’s weather can be quite unpredictable. That hasn’t … Continue reading dreaming of spring: 2020 garden plans

journey to fi: february 2020 spending report

gifts and donations Gifts and donations made up 13 percent of our spending and 12 percent of our income. My birthday was in February and Justin decided to surprise me with some fancy French cookware that I've been eyeing for a long time. This was a planned expense that we completely cash-flowed. We both love … Continue reading journey to fi: february 2020 spending report

sleep when they sleep is crap

Since bringing the baby home, the most frequent piece of (unsolicited) advice I've received is, "sleep when they sleep." This is crap advice. My kid hates naps. I don't know if this is a holdover from the NICU because every time he would finally fall asleep someone would want something from him or if he's … Continue reading sleep when they sleep is crap