Well folks, I'm ready for spring! We're staring down another nor'easter and all I can think about is my plants and how much I'd like to have my hands in the dirt. I pre-ordered some mulberry trees about 2 months ago and I'm wondering if they'll show up before the snow is melted. Where is… Continue reading Frugal 5 Friday 3/9/18
Here we are! March! It was a good month we had lots of fun for valentine's day and my birthday, and now reality is setting in- we've got work to do! I had a terrible and super realistic dream that I lost my job and after totally freaking out about it I had a realization… Continue reading March 1st 2018 State of the Frugal Union
We've continued on our major house purge and we're starting to see some major changes. I cleaned out our junk drawer and our tea cupboard and both make me so happy now! Not frugal but we purchased some heavy duty shelving for our basement and pulled out the particle board shelves that were bowing and… Continue reading Frugal 5 Friday 2/9/18
If I'm being honest, I've googled a whole lot recently, things like "Working Mom Guilt" and I've been pinning lots of links about how to motivate yourself to clean your house. Needless to say, it's been rough around here- not enough sleep, time for the kids, time for anything. I recognize that I am INSANELY… Continue reading Frugal self care for when you feel discouraged.
So this is a big one for us! 1 year ago today we started our journey towards being debt free. I'm still feeling as though I'm in a bit of a frugal funk, but I'm trying my darndest to turn myself around. So how did we do? Here are the numbers: Frugal house- $206,000 Frugal… Continue reading February 1st State of the Frugal Union