I Made $835 in 2 Weeks Selling Junk

I Made $835 in 2 Weeks Selling Junk

We are still following with our Very Frugal Year plan after the job loss news, but with some extreme modifications. Frugality now is more extreme than ever! We are also tasked with getting rid of about 75% of our stuff so I’ve started listing some of the things...
When Your Husband Loses His Job

When Your Husband Loses His Job

It’s been one week since my husband was laid off from his job of 8 years. One week of living in a haze of disbelief all the while scaling a mountain of stress with no respite in sight. A week of what next. A week of how do we survive. A week of oh my god we are...
The Very Frugal Year – Update 1

The Very Frugal Year – Update 1

This Monday is just going to be a quick update instead of anything terribly useful. It’s with a heavy heart that I have to announce two major set backs to the Very Frugal Year. I caved and bought Diet Pepsi. I just couldn’t do it, the addiction is too...
The Very Frugal Year

The Very Frugal Year

We have decided 2016 will be the year to get us (back) out of debt. In 2014, we managed to escape most consumer debt and had very manageable monthly payments – just a mortgage and small loan. Flash forward 2 years and twins later and we’ve racked up a...