Glad to be rolling out of a great weekend though we had a *possible* problem with our furnace last night. Ain’t always the way? We could hear it trying to start but not kicking on. Thankfully turning the thermostat off and back on at least temporarily fixed the problem.
Simple day today and I’m sure I’ll be grateful for as many easy days as I can get. Went for a my long run, building up towards my first half marathon in a month, time with family. All good things to do for free! Took the hybrid sedan to drive to the trail and to … More No Spend Challenge :: Day 2 :: A run, family and DVR woes
No fooling, this challenge is on! I do have a couple things to get today for groceries for the rest of the month as well as one skein of yarn to finish a baby blanket I’ve been crocheting for a friend that she is buying this month. That I will buy with a visa gift … More No Spend Month :: Day 1 :: A little bit of spending…
In our household, like many others, money is tight. Income not enough, outgo too much. And while it feels like there’s few solutions to this besides becoming DIY hermits, there’s always creative solutions out there that can be found. There are two types of spending – fixed and flexible. We’ve been working on reducing our fixed (negotiating bills, … More
Overdrive – One of my favorite memories as a kid was all going with my dad and sisters to the library on Saturdays. I can’t remember what I checked out for the most part – probably an American Girl book or a Laura Ingalls Wilder novel or information about different breeds of cats – but it … More
One of my greatest loves in life besides the two guys in my life – my hubs and 22 month old son – is getting something of good quality for a great price. As most know, that’s not always something that goes hand in hand but for the seekers out there like me, it can be found. … More