We totally overspent yesterday. We knew we would, and I know it's going to save us a ton of money in the long run, but it still sucks. How did we overspend? Thanks to some awesome friends of ours (you know who you are!) we discovered a restaurant supply store right next to Cs work. … Continue reading Grocery Shopping
C gets paid every other Thursday. I (am such a dork)...no I have a spread sheet of possible dinner ideas that we have made and liked. I do this not to be anal but because when I don't we tend to eat the same thing every 2 weeks. It helps me remember more creative dinners … Continue reading Payday and Groceries
No matter what happens, no matter how bad things get, there really is one thing I can rely on. The God works in mysterious ways. As much as I wanted to get a car first, as much as I really wanted us to have 2 cars as soon as possible, things are working out the … Continue reading The silver lining of biodiesel
I did a lot of thinking after writing my post yesterday. I had a very interesting conversation with a friend of mine after publishing my post about cost of living vs budget, and how my $100 a week food budget was unrealistic in places where the cost of living is much higher. At first I … Continue reading The Challenge!!
I have been coming across a lot of articles lately titled something like "raising a child on a budget" or something along those lines. So apparently this is a fairly hot topic right now. I do have to say that too many of the articles are written more from the perspective of someone who really … Continue reading How to raise children on a budget- my version
It's been a while since I updated you all on our progress. Progress has stalled a bit. We are still in the waiting process. Waiting to sign the papers, waiting to come up with the $3000 (by the end of Feb), just waiting. As soon as those papers are signed we can start going out … Continue reading update
Twice a year I get fed up and clean the fridge. Don't get me wrong, I don't scrub it or anything, that's crazy talk. I go through and throw out all the gross stuff that isn't edible anymore. Food that was never eaten, leftovers that were forgotten about, i even found an old mummified avocado … Continue reading Semi Annual Cleaning and meal planning
A friend posted a really interesting article today, it was from the Business Insider and it was about who the most entitled generation is. I will summarize but I wont go into great detail. if you would like to read it here is the link http://www.businessinsider.com/the-most-entitled-generation-isnt-millennials-2015-1. It basically said that the millennials are being blamed … Continue reading Is Entitlement Generational?