Category Archives: Saving Money

Christmas gifts and news

For all the talk I do about non consumerism, the real meaning of the holidays, and living the simple life, I sure do manage to go overboard at Christmas. This year Elijah got an insane amount of toys from me, … Continue reading

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Bees! And gardens!

Last year, my mother and I decided that this summer, we would start beekeeping.  The benefits of beekeeping in your back yard are numerous, but our main reasons were that we wanted to harvest the honey and the wax, and … Continue reading

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Big Sale on Kids Gear in Denver this Weekend!

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Book Review: Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

Total Money Makeover is, hands down, the best personal finance book I’ve ever read. To be fair, its the only personal finance book I’ve ever read. I’m not good with money.  Never have been.  I’ve got substantial debt for a … Continue reading

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Mommy Multitasking – Reading While You Drive

I am dead serious about this.  I read while I drive.  Even when Elijah is in the car. I know you’re all waiting for the punchline (if you haven’t guessed it yet), so here it is.  I’ve discovered audio books. … Continue reading

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Eating placenta?

I read this article about eating your placenta and I thought I’d share it here.  What do you guys think?  The article makes the point that its just a peice of meat.  Okay, sure, just a peice of meat. BUT … Continue reading

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Results of used Christmas

I promised I’d post them, then I didn’t.  But here they are now!  See that fire truck behind the stockings, the toy train in front of that red and white striped package, and the bench with Elmo on it?  All … Continue reading

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