I Should Have Played the lottery.

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.


Life Is Messy 

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 

Frugal Friday — Coupon Secrets

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

Frugal Fridays: Buying in Bulk Part 3

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

Mom’s Corner: Children As Pets

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

Frugal Friday — Buying in Bulk Part 2

Welcome to part 2 young Padawan Learner! Glad to see you came back. If you are just happening upon us you can read my previous article here! This week we are going to discuss how to buy produce in bulk. This is more of a spring through fall activity. You will find the ones most willing to … Continue reading Frugal Friday — Buying in Bulk Part 2