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Month: March 2016

Monday Update From The Homestead – March 21 and Thoughts on Homesteading

Monday Update From The Homestead – March 21 and Thoughts on Homesteading

The task of the month here has been bedroom cleaning. In hindsight that might not have been the best idea, but getting Dane upstairs to a new room became a priority. Dane is still working on purging toys and whatnot in both his old and new rooms. He is claiming that he plays with them all. Paige has had to confront her hoarding tendencies and clean her room. We have to repair the window in her room as well as…

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50 Ways You Are Not Being Frugal

50 Ways You Are Not Being Frugal

Being frugal is not hard, but many people make mistakes in their frugal journey in life. Saving money, making smart decisions, choosing used over new, choosing quality over cheap, and being conscious where your money goes is time-consuming and somewhat exhausting.However, most people believe they are being frugal without even realizing that they aren’t being frugal at all. We all like to think we are frugal until we make these mistakes:1. Grocery shopping without a meal plan or a list.2….

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Monday Update From The Homestead – March 14

Monday Update From The Homestead – March 14

This has been another busy week on the homestead. Every week seems busy, but some weeks just wear you out. However, this last week wasn’t too bad. We have been doing a lot of little things. Cleaning out the garage and getting the doors to work right has been fun. I had to go to Menards Saturday morning and I got two new springs which should make all three garage doors operational now. Rob is also adding buttons to the outside…

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Monday Update From The Homestead – March 7

Monday Update From The Homestead – March 7

In order to get back to a more consistent posting, we are bringing back the Monday Update From The Homestead. And folks, the homestead has been busy.As you all know, Rob moved in about six weeks ago. This has been a huge adjustment on everyone’s part and we are still working out the kinks. However, he is quite handy and I love that about him. He has fixed the upstairs bathroom sink, is fixing the sump pump in the basement,…

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