Build vs. Purchase: The Pros & Cons of DIY

Confession: I’m a bit of a Pinterest junkie. There. I said it. I can frequently be found with my iPad roaming around Pinterest for ideas on handmade jewelry, recipes, house ideas and more recently, tying fishing flies. What can I say, I have eclectic hobbies. This time of year,…

The Key is Always Selling Value

Over the last few weeks, I have begun to sit with the TV controller in my hands since the continuous barrage of political ads is getting worse. At least with a remote, I can either change the change or mute the TV. Weather and sports channels aren’t even safe…

A “Wild” Time of Year

Well after five months and many cycles of celebration and frustration, I’m once again facing the opportunity of my St. Louis Cardinals being in post-season play. It looks they have a real chance to be one of the Wild Card teams in the National League. They still have some…

A Different Kind of Green

“Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without.” ~ Boyd K. Packer I can remember my Mom repeating this quote when I was young. She had been raised by her grandmother, who had lived through the Great Depression – and Nana had instilled this into…