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Simplify for Spring With the Whole Family

By on April 21, 2017

Sometimes it seems as if simplify is the buzzword du jour. Books on the subject can be found all over e-book retailers and in bookstores. Television talk shows expound upon the topic while interviewing experts on the subject. We’re all inundated with the notion that if we just get rid of the majority of our […]

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April Wrap-up

By on April 30, 2015

There are any number of end-of-the-month posts around the blogosphere with themes like what I’m into, what I’m reading and what I learned this month.  I’ve never participated in them, but closing out the month with a wrap-up post does seem like a good idea, so I’m making this my first. And I’m giving it the very clever […]

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3 Ways to Keep Clutter from Accumulating in Your Home

By on April 27, 2015

Achieving a clutter-free house, room, closet, or drawer is one thing; keeping it that way is quite another. It’s an ongoing process. It’s true that the process gets easier with time, but it’s a process nonetheless. Here are three strategies I’ve discovered to make it easier. Skip the free stuff. Earlier this month Tom and I went to […]

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Winner!

By on August 30, 2014

I’m popping in with a quick announcement that comment #11 from Pam won the KU Football Package giveaway. Here was the winning comment: Congratulations Pam! Now back to our holiday weekends. I hope yours is wonderful! Receive future Family CEO posts by email

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Gameday in Lawrence and a Fan-Tastic Giveaway

By on August 25, 2014

Let me me state the obvious right out of the gate. The University of Kansas isn’t especially known for this: At least not lately. We’re more known for this: But our family has had KU season football tickets for the last four years and we’ve had a blast. For starters, we – along with some of our […]

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Weekend Links

By on March 20, 2014

I know you’ll probably be out enjoying spring break or watching college basketball this weekend, but just in case you have a little down time, I wanted to pass along some Family CEO reading for you to check out. The nice folks at Mint.com asked me to do a Q&A with them, and it went […]

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Weekend Reading: New York Edition

By on August 16, 2013

After our Today Show segment this week, Lindsey and I spent a couple of days exploring New York. We did most of the major touristy stuff back in 2006, so we decided to take in some different sites this time around. Our first stop was the New York Public Library, which would have been on my […]

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