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Happy To Help Consulting

It turns out I’m a consultant. Soon after I wrote about a recent surge in requests for my writing skills, I start getting requests for something I enjoy even more, consulting. 1,009 more words

The Therapy of Simple Living

Over the last several months I have been embracing simple living as a way of coping with stressors and issues in my life. I am learning to consume less, to spend less, and to become more self sufficient, and in the process I am gaining more control over my life. 416 more words

Mental Health

Eating healthy on a budget!

Eating healthy on a budget?

Is that even possible? YES!

Healthy food can be expensive.

Therefore, it can be difficult to eat well when you’re on a tight budget. 399 more words

Credit score, I don't need no stinking credit score!

Once upon on a time there was a girl who graduated college and was excited to begin her future.  With stars in her eyes and a wedding ring on her left hand, she landed her first teaching job and bought her first home with her new husband. 964 more words

One Person's Trash Is Another's Treasure

I’ve recently begun doing some online writing work, and that means spending a lot of time at my desk. My desk chair collapsed a few months back, and up until a few days ago, I’d been sitting on an old dining chair while I worked. 759 more words

Sustainability

Go Get Your New Car!

Your neighbor just bought the brand spanking latest car of his “dreams”.  How long did he dream of it, the thing just came out?   He will probably trade it in within three years for his upgraded “dream” ride. 171 more words

EARLY RETIREMENT

Getting Home, Part the Last

This week, we take a peek into my GHB and my car kits.  I’ve covered the GHB before, but there have been a couple of fairly minor tweaks since then; I don’t think I’ve gone over the car kit much (beyond what we’ve covered in the last couple of posts).  987 more words

Planning