Almost a year to the day that I last blogged here. Almost fitting to announce that the look, feel of the blog will be changing. Why? Because I have changed, my outlook has change, and well generally speaking life has thrown some curve balls. Some of them knocked me out and a few well it … Continue reading When Life Throws you Curve Balls
Was able to pay necessary bills and have some jingle jangle left over. That was a big worry since I have been out of work. Got on a waiting list for a bigger hotel room down the street, like half a block away. That will be more cost effective as it is set up like … Continue reading I Should Have Played the lottery.
I haven't blogged in forever. So what is one to do on a night that heartburn won't quit and you can't sleep. Start looking at your blog and try to figure out or remember why you started it in the first place. Then you start figuring out what in the hell you are going to … Continue reading Life Is Messy
Recently I have been working on becoming a better couponer. There are a few things that I have learned through discussions with others and from my own experiences that I want to share with you all. Definitely match up ads, load digital coupons and use manufacturers' coupons. You never know some stores will allow you … Continue reading Frugal Friday — Coupon Secrets
This weekend we are going to brave the unpredictable spring weather and go to our local farmer's market, Blacksburg. Hopefully my sister in law and niece can join us it will be a blast to have them airbus and to introduce my niece to the wonders of farmer's market. We have been so lazy this … Continue reading Weekend Warrior
I am all for kids playing sports. I am all for going on the field or the court with a winning attitude. I don't believe we need to level the playing field. I do believe that not everyone is going to win. However, what I am seeing at the high school level locally I find … Continue reading Mom’s Corner: Playing Sports
The third part in this series we will discuss building a stock pile of meats. I do realize that some of my readers do not eat meat, for a variety of reasons, this isn't a discuss about why or why not one should eat meat. It is a way to save money by buying in … Continue reading Frugal Fridays: Buying in Bulk Part 3
This has to be one of my all time favorite bits of prose. I thought it was funny when Claire was a baby. I received it in an email chain thing way back then. I appreciate it more now as my children grow. I just realized that while children are dogs - loyal and affectionate … Continue reading Mom’s Corner: Children As Pets