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Your Buy Local Holiday Guide

Since we’re moving into the holiday season still all pandemic-y and virus-y, now is a great time to support local businesses as you SHIP your gifts to extended family, PICK UP food and quarantine, and hunker down for the holidays. Just to be helpful, I put together a list of some local Seattle (or regional)…

Have financial problems? Do this…

I’ve been watching this awesome new sitcom this fall called Mom. It stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney, and the premise is they are mother and daughter—-both recovering addicts—-going through all of the challenges that addicts generally face when working through sobriety. In case it doesn’t sound like it, let me tell you, they are…

Five Ways To Stop Giving Holiday Gifts

My family hasn’t given holiday gifts to each other for years and when we stopped, the holidays went from stressful and expensive to a time when we could relax and enjoy each other. Recently, some blog readers asked me how we got to that point—how did we have the conversation that initiated the change so…