Mary’s Kitchen Remodel – Part 3

Another week, a much bigger mess. Remodeling is like that, I guess. And I believe I need to change the

Raising Financially Confident Kids

Raising Financially Confident Kids Has Arrived

I’m excited to write that my new book, Raising Financially Confident Kids, hits bookstores TODAY! It is book number

Mary’s Kitchen Remodel – Part 2

Since my last post, the kitchen has been stripped bare. All cabinets, countertops, appliances, tile floor, lowered ceiling, insulation,

Financially Confident Kids

The topic of kids and money has always been important to me, but these days it’s occupying the top spot

Mary’s Kitchen Remodel – Part 1

Over the years I’ve responded to dozens of letters from DPLers getting ready to remodel their homes. They’re scared and


The Gift Card Challenge (We Have Our Winners!)

How many gift cards do you have stuck in the back of your wallet, in your drawers or

A 2nd Helping of Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day


It’s been more than a year since I began baking bread. I don’t bake just once in a while.

Meet the Newest Member of the BYOB Club


For years I’ve had something of a love hate relationship with baking bread. It’s a domestic skill I could