preparing for baby

Baby Preparation + Nesting is in Full Swing

If we've never met before: hello, I'm Amanda, and I'm a preparation junkie. It makes me feel calm. It helps to focus my excited energy on something tangible (yes, I'm a list checker-offer). It helps me to visualize getting to an end…
interest bearing checking account

How One Person Escaped $25,000 in Student Loans By Finding Scholarships

This is a guest post from Pyper Barnes, the creator of WeirdScholarships.net. Weird Scholarships is a free website dedicated to helping college students and families fund their education through “weird” scholarship awards. WeirdScholarships.net…
financial nesting

Your Finances Could Use Some Nesting. I Know Ours Needed It

Part of the nesting I'm experiencing is my need to simplify everything in our lives. This includes our finances. I have this deep desire to make things as easy on me, and on us, as possible, so that when this little guy shows up, we can soak…