Lessons from my Grandmother

Rise early As a young child, summers were spent with my grandparent’s at Coventry Lake in the cottage grandma’s father built the year she was born, 1920.  It was there that before the early morning waves would wake you, grandma’s swooshing of her broom against the midnight spider webs would stir you from your sleep as …

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Our “Budget” Wedding

Weddings are EXPENSIVE.  When we started planning our nuptials I had every intention of keeping things frugal - I'm great with coupons, I live for a deal, and I'm not afraid to bargain.  I started keeping a spreadsheet of every single penny I spent - no item was too small.  But I have to tell you, …

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