Wonton Soup and Egg Rolls

April 10, 2014
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On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words. Because hard as I try, there are just some days when dinner cooking doesn’t happen and Chinese carryout comes to the rescue.

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Without frugality, none can be rich…

April 9, 2014
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“Frugality is so necessary to the happiness of the world, so beneficial in its various forms to every rank of man, from the highest of human potentates to the lowest laborer, and the miseries the neglect of it produces are so numerous and so grievous that it ought to be recommended for every variation of […]

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Goodbye, (first) compost bin.

April 8, 2014
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On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words. After six years of exposure to the elements, my very first Rubbermaid compost bin has bit the dust. The plastic had gotten so brittle, I could barely keep the bin together as I hauled it to the curb. It was time to […]

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A Year of No Sugar, A Beautiful Mess, and more (What I’ve been reading!)

April 7, 2014
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I seem to have been reading blue books lately: We’ll start from the top. Year of No Sugar I received a review copy of Year of No Sugar (by Eve Schaub) and sort of reluctantly started reading it.  See, I don’t eat TONS of sugar, but I do have some every day, and I feel […]

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Right now, I am….

April 4, 2014
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-happy that I almost finished my taxes yesterday morning. -a little embarrassed that I’ve taken this long to get around to it. -relieved that I’m going to end up owing less than I thought I would. (My blogging income is really hard to predict, and I had a sneaking suspicion that the estimated taxes I […]

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This is kind of not awesome.

April 3, 2014
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On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words. My washer is having issues. It turns out that we need a new transmission, but the good news is, the only bad thing that will happen if I use the machine while we wait for the part is that I will further […]

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