Trying Helps You Stay Financially Frugal

Most people are concerned about the future.  Being unemployed now, my husband and I continually fret about what we are doing financially for the future and not just covering the basics now.  There are the choices of no family holidays and throw everything into a 401K or a mortgage to pay things down sooner, but…

Plentiful Eggs

Here in the Midwest, I’ve been used to paying $2.00 per dozen of eggs.  It’s just been the normal fact of life, I think it’s been longer than I can remember.  Last year with the bird flu, the price for a dozen eggs shot up to more than double, $4.00 per dozen.  I went to…

Job Interview While Pregnant

I’m aware in this modern day society, and it being the 21st century and all, there should never be any discrimination for a person applying for a job.  But having been a manager for the last several years in my professional career, hired, fired, promoted, and demoted all those necessary, I can say sometimes what…

Moroccan Food – Date Night!

This was my husband and my first date night since I lost my job.  I used a groupon and we decided to try a Moroccan restaurant in town.  It was absolutely wonderful.  In fact, it was so good, we demolished the appetizer before we could take a picture!  In the first picture, my husband had…

Preparing for Baby

Does life get more complicated when you go from 4 to 5 in your household?  I know life was hard when we went from 3 to 4!  But I believe that was the nature of the child that we had for our youngest.  Currently, my husband and I, while drastically cutting down expenses, we are also…

Reduction of Grocery Bill Continued…

Here is the number one reason why I do not grocery shop with my husband.  Saturday, he could not stand the NOT spending money, so we went to Whole Foods.  I am proud that we only spent $18.18.  However, while all of the cheeses and the bread have been devoured and we’re VERY tasty, it…

Overwhelming day that takes your breath away!

Are there ever those days where you just need a moment to stop and remember to breathe?  You know, those days where you have a lot on your plate and your child starts to complain just before you pop the worst headache of your life?  Well yesterday was one of those days.  And it had…