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Hello 👋🏻 Father of 4* here; husband to my best friend; restaurant manager; author of 2 novels & "Dad, Outnumbered" (blog)
Yes, one of our favorite times of year is here. It’s strawberry-picking season.
How to have a good time and stay on budget in Columbus, OH
I am the one who has always sworn off anything but the traditional book – ink and paper. I love the smell. I love going to the bookstores and exploring. … Continue reading My Plug for Audible
Okay, so maybe I’m a little late to the party on this one, but oh well. Have you played the new Pokémon games for the Nintendo Switch? If not, you … Continue reading Why You Should (or Shouldn’t?) Rush Out & Buy Pokémon for the Nintendo Switch
10 great garden activities the whole family will enjoy!
1. What are your family values? What do you value most in your family? It could be just one overarching theme that you value above all else; or, maybe you’ve … Continue reading How to Raise an Unplugged Kid
Discover the magic of not seeing in-laws with this quick & fun list!
I’m not sure how I feel about summer anymore. I mean – I love the opportunity to do new things with the kids/family but, then again, I still have to … Continue reading 15 Things to do This Summer
Ashley and I have been reading a new book, Mommy Burnout, which has, among other things, gotten us thinking how to stay refreshed. With four kids all under the age … Continue reading Moms & Dads – 7 Habits to Finish Spring, Refreshed
Yes – requirement #1 is that you must have a van. Maybe an SUV. But the van is ideal. Took me awhile to come around to the idea, but by … Continue reading Stocking the Van
Dude – it’s hard to save money. The economy is constantly changing and the lessons our parents and/or grandparents taught us are likely obsolete by now. The stock market ain’t … Continue reading Saving Money as a Middle Class Family