It’s house on FIRE day! We had an electrical emergency over at CMO central the other day, and fortunately had a birthday hero here to help save our house from catching on fire. This experience was a powerful reminder of the importance of emergency funds – and emergency plans. Read more about what happened, and be sure to catch the bonus video with interviews with my family about the event.
This time of the year is the hardest time to go onto Facebook. You know how Facebook loves to prompt you to see what happened today in your personal history? Well, these few weeks, every time I log onto Facebook I get to see the memories of what happened exactly six years ago. When my […]
We all know that we “should” prepare for emergencies, but we really think that they can’t happen to us. Unfortunately my friend and fellow blogger Dad, Dollars, Debts and his family lost his home and all his possessions in the CA wildfires. In his honor, I rallied many of our fellow bloggers to publish a chain of posts all about preparing for emergencies.
Five years ago next week, my husband almost died of septic shock. To set the stage – at the time this happened, I was only 31 years old and he was 37. We had two small children, ages four (a preschooler) and eight (third grade). I’ve talked about this story before in my writing and […]
Good morning and happy Monday! I’m excited today to have written my first guest post over at My Family on a Budget – be sure to go check it out if you haven’t already. Emergency funds. We all hear that you should be keeping 3-6 months of expenses in a savings account or some other easily […]