Is Hoarding The New Frugal?
One of my friends has three closets full of clothes and shoes (no, I am not talking about myself.) In fact, my friend is a very frugal person: she counts every penny, she evaluates every purchase, and she does her research before she decides to buy anything whether it is a car or a pair… (27 comments)

My Mother Was a Mail-Order Bride
People often ask me how I came to the United States. Sometimes they give me an unpleasant smirk, wink at Beaker, my American husband, and say nothing but imply a lot. Sometimes they go as far as measure me up and down, and blatantly ask me if I was a mail-order bride. In response, I… (54 comments)

Goals for a 40 year old woman
I’m a 40 year old woman who has battled feelings of a midlife crisis periodically over the last few years. In the last article, I shared how I overcame being depressed about turning 40. Today, I’ll share some goals you can have as a 40 year old to positively change your life.  In the last… (17 comments)