10 Tips to Avoid Fitting Room Homicide

Fitting Room Homicide

Today I worked my “Dave job” and I thought I was going to kill people.  My part-time job is in retail, at a non-grocery-selling “big box” store.  My special purpose today was to maintain the fitting rooms.  We have 5 fitting rooms, 2 in the Misses department, 1 in Juniors, and 2 in Mens.  I … Read more

7 Stupid Things I Used to Say About Money

I Can't Believe I Said That

Wow, has my mentality about money changed over the last few years.  Here are 7 gems that I used to say all the time that make me cringe: “Don’t worry about it; I charged it” “Whatever it is I bought as a favor for you, you don’t have to be in a hurry to pay … Read more

Sinking Funds and Christmas Freak Outs

Sinking Funds

I tend to have freak outs often throughout the year.  They are usually triggered by company coming over, which is usually related to a birthday or holiday.  Whenever someone asks me “What’s wrong?  Why are you acting like a psycho bitch?” the answer is always one or more of the following:  the house isn’t ____________ (clean/big/nice) … Read more

Why Mom Did Christmas Better Than Me

Christmas Tree

I used to love Christmas.  When I was a kid, it was a glorious time of decorating, baking, shopping, wrapping and family.  There was always a bowl of nuts that needed cracking and tinsel that needed hanging.  Since my siblings were all grown and gone I was Mom’s number one elf, and I relished the … Read more

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