I knew when I started this that I would be sharing the good, the bad, and the ugly. We have been really good with money every since moving. Not to the point where we really have extra, but to the point where we could buy what we needed for life and the house and still … Continue reading Just When You Think it’s Safe
I love my job. It's work, and it forces me to be motivated, but when I am working I love it. For those of you who don't know I am a Mary Kay consultant. I have been for over 9 years. I was a director for a period of time until my son had major … Continue reading Time to get back to work
The new excavator arrived yesterday. They hauled the old one away to fix and now we have a new one that works like a charm. C went out to the property on his way home from work and spent 2 hours digging. it looks amazing. Although we still have about 2 more hours of digging … Continue reading More digging
I set up a GoFundMe account yesterday. This should be the only time we need one, but this will prevent us from having to stall the project for 5 -6 months. I realize that it's a long shot in getting anyone to help us with our project, but I figure even if nobody donates anything … Continue reading Fundraising
WE WILL BE LAND OWNERS SOON!! The owner accepted our offer! No counter offer, no having to figure out new numbers, he accepted our offer right off the bat! For those of you who are planning on becoming self sufficient yet have limited immediate resources or bad credit or both here is my advice to … Continue reading The race has officially begun!
Christmas is such a stressful time of year for me. Not just because you somehow have to scrounge together enough money to have a decent christmas (which for us means a tree, and two gifts for each child, one from us and one from santa), but also because it is the slow season at C's … Continue reading Christmas
We have begun our first fundraising event. It's through social media and it's called: Buy a gift and help build a house. It going really well so far. We have raised $83. Our goal is to raise $500 and we have 7 days left. The way it works is people order things from either my … Continue reading Our first fundraiser