This is never a reason to buy something new!

Today while at a Christmas Eve dinner with some friends of ours, we shared our plans to sell our house and rent instead.  I've been surprised how enthusiastic most people have been, overall.  The most common reaction I've gotten is "I wish I could do that, but there's no room for our kids in an … Continue reading This is never a reason to buy something new!

Not giving and getting presents is awesome

As I've alluded to previously, I don’t really do Christmas presents. Or decorating, or baking, or really anything else Christmas-y.  Nothing against the holiday origins or the concept of spending time with loved ones, but Christmas has kind of turned into an orgy of buying and consumption that I don’t feel like joining. Now, I'm … Continue reading Not giving and getting presents is awesome