“Does your spouse work or are they a stay-at-home parent?” That’s a funny question, because it eludes to the idea that stay-at-home spouses don’t work, whether that’s the questioners intention or not. My wife is a stay-at-home mom, and I can tell you right now: she works harder than I do most days and I have a “real job.”
I’ve written about how hard it is to donate our things here in Italy. We’ve been downsizing for years, but for a while, much of the clutter had turned into a pile of donations in our garage. Here’s how it started.
There is a time for quantity and a time for quality. There is a difference between cheap and frugal. Being a good financial steward doesn’t mean being cheap. Quality usually lasts long enough to make the prices come out the same if not better.