I’m in love with the library. There. I’ve admitted it. I remember when I was growing up, going to the library was a huge deal. I looked forward to picking out books that would transport me […]
Frequently I get questions from people, asking how to save money. Often they want a rundown of all the different ways they can do things that impact their budget in a positive way. The money-saving possibilities […]
I realize that many people are not big fans of Valentine’s Day and they think it is a made up holiday promoted heavily by retailers. That may be the case but that reasoning does not fly […]
When mortgage company Taylor Bean & Whitaker (TBW) filed bankruptcy in August, a lot of everyday people were left in a lurch. Some didn’t know to whom they should send their mortgage payment. Some, like me, […]
One of the top New Years resolutions every year is losing weight. Fortunately for those of us who are trying to lose weight and get out of debt at the same time, you can lose weight […]
This is a guest post from Mrs. Money who blogs about saving money and the environment at The Ultimate Money Blog. She blogs about saving money and the environment while living a frugal life. If you […]
Well, the busiest shopping week of the year is upon us. On Friday, millions of people will brave the crowds in the wee hours of the morning, just to score a deal on Christmas gifts. Me? […]
In my quest to eat healthier, I’ve been wanting to try to grind my own grains. But I’ve found the cost of grain grinders to be somewhat prohibitive, especially since I don’t know if I’ll grind […]
I like to send and receive Christmas cards. In today’s busy society, sometimes Christmas cards are the only time I update relatives on our family. And sometimes it’s the only time I receive updates. But a […]
Yesterday it rained. And rained and rained and rained. The weather has gone from “play outside all day” to “hunker down in the house” in a hurry! And since my kids are home with me all […]
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