Top 10 Ways to Save on Valentine’s Day

Well, it’s here.  I know.  I know.  It’s ridiculous how fast it comes and it’s probably just another excuse for retailers to make a ton of money, but it is what it is.  Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and if you’re like me then you are probably wondering how to save a little money while still having a good time. … Read More

An Inauguration Cost How Much?

Last night my husband and I were watching a report on the news about the inauguration today.  It was stated that the total price could be somewhere around 44 million dollars.  Ouch! My statement to my husband was that our nation is constantly complaining about the amount of debt that WE have accrued, but nobody seems to be doing anything … Read More

Eating Out on a Tight Budget

Whitney Sparks

After talking with different clients and just friends in general, I am starting to realize that eating at home is not always an option.  I know that there will come a time when our family is constantly in the car headed to another game or practice.   So, what can you do when you are trying to stick with a … Read More

The Dreaded “B” Word!

Whitney Sparks "A Fearless Heart"

No, I’m not going to curse!  The word is simple:  BUDGET. I think it’s a great word.  I actually don’t dread this word at all.  I have learned that Budget has become like a member of the family.  I have a husband, 2 kids, a dog, and Budget.  We talk about him so frequently that it does feel like he’s … Read More