Tag Archives: frugal

Bonus Income

While I have discovered that by simply minimizing my spending habits have delivered the wonderful opportunity of paying down my debts, I have also discovered little techniques to increase my income. None of these are extreme income earners, but if … Continue reading

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Choosing the Simple Life

With recent winter events here in the Pacific Northwest the road conditions have been pretty rough. Even driving an all wheel drive SUV hasn’t been easy. During these times my mind quickly moves to thoughts of providing a little more … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #29 – A Worried Mind and Retirement Responsibilities

Why am I up at 3:00 AM? I only slept 6 1/2 hours and I am wide awake. It’s Mom. That wonderful women who raised me in ways that certainly can be questionable as far as parenting is concerned. After … Continue reading

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Minimalist Christmas, Minimalist Life

Christmas is over and we did well this year. Only a few items entered our home and I am proud to say that these are items we actually needed or will be treasured. Small picture books of our favorite photos … Continue reading

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Marriage Lesson: Address the Problem, Not Each Other

One of the lessons I wish every married couple knew about is that of dealing with problems which arise that have the potential to become conflicts. I have both seen and been involved with the act of attack on the … Continue reading

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Minimalist Moment: Use Old Sneakers for Dirty Jobs

I cranked up the cardio yesterday and did close to 4 miles, but did it at a slower pace. My body weight did drop a little but my blood sugar is a little bit higher today. Although this is all … Continue reading

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EReaderIQ for free books

I have used this site for years now and have obtained quite a few good free books. All you need is a kindle account. Check it out. http://www.ereaderiq.com/

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