• Wife-Life

    What would you do with 1.6 billion dollars?

    Well, it’s Friday and I’m finally coming out of the ridiculous haze of disappointment if not winning the biggest Mega Millions jackpot of all time… Apparently, a single winning ticket was purchased in South Carolina. Pardon my French, but… Lucky Bastard!! For a week, I, along with probably tons of others, dreamed of what we would do with such a huge pay out…(like 900 million single payment after taxes). Of course I’d take care of my family, first. All of our debts would be paid… Student loans, get Mike a truck fully paid for, put away a ton for Zayden, a new bigger house somewhere, credit debt, and anything else.…

  • Mom-Life,  Wife-Life

    Caring For Myself For Once

    For the past many months, but honestly years, I haven’t put myself first. Until losing my job recently, I lived on a paycheck-to-paycheck basis, even with my husband – who mostly can only afford his own bills and his student loans. It has been hard, so I typically won’t go get haircuts or pay for babysitters (not that we really have any on call lol). I dye my own hair (however, I’ve always done this – I hate paying people for something incredibly temporary – yes, permanent is still temporary – hair grows or color fades). I tweeze my own eyebrows and my bridesmaid painted my finger nails for my…