Abandon can be Joyful

Abandon. This word causes my mind to drift immediately to Joy and Freedom… and then to my children. Before we entered the ‘time of troubles’ – the time that left them both defeated and afraid and traumatized and is the big reason for our lifestyle today, my children lived every …

How Am I Doing So Far? A Frugal Friday

Reviewing the month of food purchases there were some interesting events this month. There are some patterns to food pricing that the dedicated cheapskate can take advantage of if one is aware o the opportunities. If you shop at the discount side of the food markets there are patterns around …