end of month

just an update Well we are fast approaching the end of our financial month. We have done pretty well with the grocery money savings this month. I took $50 less out of the bank last month and this month. I have just over $10 left for groceries this month and Hubby will grab some cheap... Continue Reading →

yes I do work

when we went to the accountant the other day she said "you dont work" "yes I do work I just do not earn an income like you" I replied. She raised her head from the paperwork and gave me an indulgent smile. I am proud of myself for my restraint ... Hubby and I looked... Continue Reading →

one of those weeks

Have you ever had one of those weeks where you werent feeling well, couldnt sleep and when you finally fell asleep your Hubby decided to start sneezing uncontrollably keeping you awake. Now I know he didnt mean to keep me awake but when you get to be this tired reason simply flys out the window... Continue Reading →

recycle, reuse, repurpose

I have converted an old shirt my mother gave me into something I can now use... for some reason my mother thinks I am five or six sizes bigger than I am and keeps giving me shirts etc of this size.. I reuse them to make things for the grand-kids normally but one shirt was... Continue Reading →

Earn your keep

In my home I expect things I buy to 'earn their keep'. I am not sure what others feel about this but if I am going to pay out hard earned money on something it has to earn its keep. Some years ago, close to ten to tell the truth, Hubby got me something I... Continue Reading →

Weeks groceries for two $3.50

Well my new grocery routine seems to be going well. Last month $150 for groceries (rounded up). Our new month started ten days ago and I have spent $3.50… well actually we got $25.50 worth of groceries for $3.50. This is how we did it…..       I went shopping with my list of... Continue Reading →

Tax time, yippee………..not

Well I have been off line for a week now. The computer decided to stop working. No matter what we did the thing just refused to power up, so off to the doctor I went… of course just like when you take a sick kid to the doctors and the kid bounces around the room... Continue Reading →

Stealing or compliment

If someone copies you, your blog is it stealing or is it a compliment? I dont mean word for word of course but someone who does a blog update just like mine straight after I have posted mine (within a few days).. subject mater and style... At first I thought coincidence but its been every... Continue Reading →

what have I done today

Its funny but I try to find something to say that might inspire someone and help them save money, to battle debt or simply learn a few tricks to make life easier financially. I think "what have I done today?" and start writing it down... two paragraphs in and I'm done... so I haven't done... Continue Reading →

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