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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  Рbut 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


Freezer Fill Up: Day 2-Chicken Pot Pie

It’s day two of our freezer fill up and I am so glad you are back. Yesterday we covered freezer corn today we are moving on to a ready made meal. 400 more words


Freezer Fill Up-Day 1 Freezer Corn

Welcome to our first day of the Freezer Fill Up! I’m so glad you are here. I hope you are excited to fill up your freezers. 239 more words


Envelope Budgeting for the Self Employed

As I shared in my earlier posts, I choose to spend more time with my son than making “phat stacks”at my salon. Because of this choice, I have to account for every penny I make. 741 more words