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Month: September 2013

Weekend Links

Weekend Links

It’s the weekend! Time to conquer and divide! But be sure to relax too!I have a lot of interests and I read about a lot of different things. I always want to share that information with you and I couldn’t decide on the best way for a long time. I always want to sound like the expert and share this information with you after I tried it, but you know I just don’t have the time to try everything I…

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Planning for Christmas – Week 2

Planning for Christmas – Week 2

(I was a bit busy this week and am a bit behind. Monday’s frugal update will be next Monday! Thanks!) With Week 1’s Planning for Christmas, we got our holiday notebooks and our list of people we wanted to give presents to written in it. This week will be building upon it. First, I want you to write your family traditions in your holiday notebooks. Anything you do for the holidays that your family loves to do, you love to…

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Weekend Links

Weekend Links

It’s the weekend! Time to conquer and divide! But be sure to relax too!I have a lot of interests and I read about a lot of different things. I always want to share that information with you and I couldn’t decide on the best way for a long time. I always want to sound like the expert and share this information with you after I tried it, but you know I just don’t have the time to try everything I…

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How Can I Prep? I Have No Money!

How Can I Prep? I Have No Money!

I have written before about prepping with little or no money. Prepping with no money takes some creativity, some patience, and some planning. However, I still hear things like:   “I wish I could do what you do, but I don’t have the money.”   “I don’t have the money for all that stuff!”   “I don’t have the time for that and I can’t pay for it so I don’t do it.”Money is nice when prepping, but money can only get you…

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Planning for Christmas – Week 1

Planning for Christmas – Week 1

As I mentioned in the Christmas in September post last week, we will be getting ready for Christmas one week at a time! We have plenty of time, we just need to get it planned! This week we will be doing a couple of things. None of them are too difficult and will help you keep it altogether! First, find yourself a notebook to write in. This can be anything that contains paper! You might want a small notebook that…

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Monday Frugal and No Spend Update

Monday Frugal and No Spend Update

Since we are all about keeping it real on this blog, I will admit this last week has sucked. Big time. Getting back on track financially and doing what I can to make some extra money is getting very difficult. Thank you to the State of Iowa for “helping” in this endeavor. You have not made my life any easier this last week with cutting a few services as well as allowing the child support to drop down even though…

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