Family, Friends, Marriage

See Jane run…and stumble upon a rock

Jo / November 3, 2017

A couple of weeks ago, I had a conversation with one of the horse trainers I’ve been working with for the last few months. It went something like this: Trainer: “I’m going to tell you something you’re not going to like very much.” Me: “…Ok.” Trainer: “You need to drop 20lbs.” Me: “Oh…uh, ok. Thanks.” His intentions are good and…

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Family, Marriage

Fifty Shades of Grey? …nah, I think I’ll pass.

Jo / February 19, 2015

In case you didn’t know it,¬†Fifty Shades of Grey hit the theaters last weekend and has grossed $300M worldwide so far. There’s been a lot of buzz about the book since it swept the world a couple of years ago and sent women into bookstores everywhere trying to get a copy. I’ve not read the book for the same reason…

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Family, Personal Finance

the steps to financial freedom

Jo / January 12, 2015

Our decision to become debt free really came out of the decision to just get a handle on our finances. Neither one of us grew up in homes that taught us good money management or personal finance habits so we naturally struggled with handling our money well as we got older. When we got married, we realized that we needed…

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