Monthly Archives: August 2016

How to Get Free School Supplies for Your Kids

When I was a little girl growing up in the inner city way below the poverty line, I had some seriously mixed feelings about the first day of school. I always dreaded it because I knew I would not be … Continue reading

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Unlimited Vacation Days

I have never been very good about using all my vacation time. I feel guilty both about not maintaining work/life balance and for burdening my co-workers when I’m away.  We’re moving to an unlimited vacation policy where we don’t have … Continue reading

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Cutting Corners at the Grocery Store

I recently read this great article. It hit home for me, and is one I will share with all my young adults transferring into adulthood. Many of them will start off in minimum wage jobs and getting some type of … Continue reading

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Cauliflower’s mistaken identity

It was my turn to be in charge of movie night snacks. I was, however, easily distracted by the cauliflower that had only a few days left of shelf life. Therefore, I decided to roast it. This is not popcorn; … Continue reading

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Kids meet Corncakes

I eyed my coworker, smiling and walking through the youth garden with arm loads of corn. Behind him was a trail of kids with various vegetables. My coworker stopped at our patch and cheerfully said, bring some vegetables, we’re making … Continue reading

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