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Where do we even begin?

“Where do we even begin?”

These were the words I mumble often. *SIGH*

I always feel like I don’t know where to start. I get these wild hairs {either from being on Pinterest too much, or visiting a friend, or just being tired of what I am looking at} to do a project but then I become so overwhelmed that I don’t ever do it. 972 more words

Cutting Costs: Project Water

Water bills are tricky, so much of the costs relates to the infrastructure more so than the actual usage costs, making it often a tricky place to save money. 843 more words

Frugal

Trimming the fat so you can afford your life.

We have begun our house hunting journey and it’s a real shock when you find out just how much the houses are going for, what property taxes are all about and how many costs are involved.   1,067 more words

Budgeting

November Progress to Goals

The results for November are in and it looks like a pretty successful month. Despite the purchase of a new box spring, a couple of sweaters to brace for the colder weather, and our part of the Thanksgiving potluck, we still managed to keep our absolute expenses under 60% and our flex expenses around 11%. 559 more words

Budget & Finance

Beautiful Form -1

Why we are intent on mucking with our universe I don’t know. It is filled with such beauty.

This planet needed no help from us to be beautiful  – but it now needs our help to get well. 15 more words

My Fast Fifteen on the Virtues of Minimalism

Five things I love about minimalism…

I spend less money, because I buy less stuff.

When I do buy, I buy quality, because I don’t want to always be having to re-buy stuff. 431 more words

Freezer Fill Up:Day3-Freezer Apple Pies

It is day three of our freezer fill up. I’m not sure about the rest of you but I really enjoy my sweets. And no dinner is complete without a desert right? 472 more words

Homestead