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Hello and welcome to my website! Do you ever just feel like you have read all your books and need something good to read? I know the feeling. That's why I started this blog. For the readers like you and me, who have read every single book on their bookshelf and need something to keep the itching need to read at bay (though seriously keep reading).

February 4, 2020

After many monthly fails this month I finally had a success in keeping our monthly food budget at $500 or less! I spent $498.31 with a $1.69 as a remainder.  It is a true win!  The reason I was successful is my absolute focus, planning and chatting it up with Crafty A,...

January 21, 2020

I have not kept up with the posts regarding our food budget to keeping us accountable. If you look below, my behavior has not been as disciplined as I wanted it to. After reviewing the last few months, I was trying to think of the things that either triggered me to pur...

August 16, 2019

I have discussed in my prior post Food Budget 101 that having a food budget is an incredible asset to any household budget. It can help make you or break you financially since food is so expensive and usually second to a mortgage. So this July, I chose to track my beha...

August 9, 2019

What does it take to get angry at the debt you have accrued?  Debt is like a prison, a place of bondage with a ball and chain.  As per CNBC, the average person is $38,000 in debt, leaving 80% saying they are living paycheck to paycheck.  America is in second place behi...

July 3, 2019

When I think of summer, I think of fun in the sun. You can sleep a little later, watch a little bit more tv and keep active with water fun to stay cool.  Also, you have the opportunity to do different activities, keeping busy.  Maybe a summer bucket list?  Things you d...

April 17, 2019

Sometimes I struggle because of all the things I don't do.  I don't wake up early enough or complete enough, such thoughts are followed with feelings of dissatisfaction and grief for my lack.  If only I would have or could have....then....  After I begin down that path...

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