comes in handy! did shopping a few times. not grea... morecomes in handy! did shopping a few times. not great for sticking to lists. but deals. used up a couple pillsbury cookies for the kids today. ghosts and ninja turtles. kids going though the same things instant noodles etc. store has bogo deals to stock up on.
went though lb of hamburger, hamburger helper, yogurt, bananas etc.
taking advantage of halloween deals and getting cheap boxes of chips for lunches.
Finished mitten pair #6. Opened the box containing the oil lamp ... moreFinished mitten pair #6. Opened the box containing the oil lamp DD requested as her gift, to check & make sure everything was ok. It was not, so I phoned the company & they are mailing me a replacement for the broken part. I'm glad I didn't just wrap it up!
Glad to see the forum is back. I have been pulling the debris ou... moreGlad to see the forum is back. I have been pulling the debris out of the garden after 2 nights of frost, then mulching it for the winter.
Picked up 2 cream colored lace curtain panels for the dining room window. Put up more tomato sauce from the ripe tomatoes we picked the night before the frost. The rest are in bowls, & will ripen over time.
Waiting for a quote from the fence guys for moving the side fences forward to align with the neighbors' fences.
Ended up buying two cases of the big cans of food, holding off n... moreEnded up buying two cases of the big cans of food, holding off now until my next paycheck for a case of tp and a big thing of laundry soap.
Each year in early October we get the results of the Federal government's budget for the prior 12 months (in this case fiscal year 2016). As regular readers know here at TDS we do not like debt. So each year I cringe when I see the figures. Here's the latest:
"The federal deficit for fiscal 2016 ju...
Back when I was a stock broker I became familiar with the Vanguard family of mutual funds. They were founded by a man named Jack Bogle. He was one of the early innovators in mutual fund investing. And later a pioneer in index funds (funds that mimic an index and don't rely on fund managers). Both of...
This is a post from Kayla of FrugalRules.com.
I'm sure you already know it can be hard, at times, to juggle your finances when you are living on a tight budget. Even if you don't have debt to pay off and you are only trying to balance living today and saving for the future, it can b...
I've been fascinated by the connection between emotional and physical health. Read anything that I see on the subject. (at least anything that's not written at a doctoral thesis level!) Just came across an article in the Harvard Business Review. link here
"Our Gallup-Healthways Global Well-...
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