breastfeeding · clothes shopping · modern life · new Mom · nursing · Road Trip

An Unexpected Day, or BB’s First Road Trip (2016)

That Sunday (3/6/16) started out innocently enough.  As we get closer to the Easter season, a tradition held by many Western New Yorkers is the annual trip to the Broadway Market, one of America’s longest running public markets (if not the longest).  I had only gone a couple times before RB and I started dating.  Since my family is not… Continue reading An Unexpected Day, or BB’s First Road Trip (2016)

Consignment · modern life · money

Con-Signing My Life Away, Part 2

After BB (finally) fell asleep last night (3/27/17), I began pulling some of the clothes I had put aside for my little consignment experiment.  RB, laying on the bed reading on his phone, looked up at me wearily.  “What are those?”  Sigh.  These are the clothes I’m going to try to consign.  “Do you think we should… Continue reading Con-Signing My Life Away, Part 2

Clothing · Consignment · money

Con-Signing My Life Away, Part 3

Today was a fabulous day that went swimmingly with regard to my consignment experiment.  I discovered my earlier numbers were wrong and I will be able to use this experience to catapult a successful children’s consignment store, which will allow me to live a lavishly indulgent lifestyle and be able to quit my day job. April Fools!… Continue reading Con-Signing My Life Away, Part 3

Clothing · Consignment · money

Con-Signing My Life Away, Part 1

Last month I had mentioned how RB and I were experiencing an increased inability to pay for a home improvement project.  Although we haven’t gotten any official estimates yet (contractor #2 will be coming to examine our home tonight, hooray!) the situation is looking increasingly bleak.  Part of what I love about old homes are… Continue reading Con-Signing My Life Away, Part 1