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    Frugal Living

    Blog entries dedicated to living frugally, saving some cash, simplifying life

    1. Mary mary quite contrary, How does your garden grow?

      The garden is coming along nicely, although I didn't take the time to companion plant as much as I'd hoped to. This might actually bite me in the butt later in the season as the bugs hit, but for now, it seems to be working okay.

      Here's what I planted this year:

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      Pumpkins all along ...
    2. Media Overload & Zombie Munchies

      Do you watch the News?

      I go in spurts, listening in the morning to the same ol' same ol' - North Korea is going to bomb us/ Nuclear war is impending, shootings here, stabbings there, tornadoes widespread here, hurricane there, allergy season WORST in history, Flu outbreak Most severe in Decades, blah blah freaking blah. Every ...
    3. Motivation, Medical Bills and General Life

      It sometimes amazes me just how fast time flies by, I just can't get over how every single day seems like a fleeting moment of time. Dh threw out his back again and we've not had much sleep in the house in the last few weeks. It seems that nighttime hours are the worst for him and he just can't get comfortable no matter what he does. As for me, my ...
    4. Getting Ready for the Holidays

      It's amazing how fast time flies when you live in an area you love. When we were in the midwest, a day was like a year, a year an eternity that dragged by like turtles stampeding through cold peanut butter. But since we've moved here, it's as though there are only 12 hours in a day rather than 24 and they fly by like fighter jets on a mission. ...
    5. Cutting Household Expenses

      At the beginning of each year we make it a priority to go over the previous years expenditures to see what we over spent on, what areas need reducing and whether or not anything can be canceled or changed. This year, while fuming over the latest land line telephone bill, I decided to drastically trim the phone budget. I logged onto AT&T's website ...
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