February You May Be The Cruelest Month

T.S. Eliot proclaims April to be the cruelest month but I may have to differ with him. Our reasons for the cruelest month are different.  His has to do with blooming flowers in April.  Mine because of, well, events. I have lost several loved ones during the month of February. My mother died on Valentines…

I Have Cabin Fever!!!!

Hello hello how are you?  The sick bug has hit our little family.  Mark was sick all weekend before last.  I was hoping I wouldn’t catch what he had but being in such close quarters almost makes that impossible. I should have known something was going on last Tuesday when everything I did seemed to be…

An Interesting Week

Hello, happy Monday and happy February. How is your week starting out?  Last week, for me, was a strange kind of week. One of those weeks filled with a lot of different things. Some highs and some lows.  First of all we had some snow. Not a lot. Not enough to have a snow day at home. However, the…

Being Frugal Isn’t Always About Money

  Hello friends,  at the beginning of the month I decided I was going to try and be more frugal. Webster’s defines frugal as: Economical in use or expenditure; prudently saving or sparing; not wasteful.  Economical in use OR expenditure. Yet most people automatically think when you mention trying to be frugal you are saying you…