Clothes 4

Minimal Wardrobe, Maximal Cost

In my recent budget post, I noted I had completely blown my clothing budget. Furthermore, I will spend more on clothes before the year is out! How did this happen in Exacting Land? When I set my clothing budget for the

Clothes 4

Minimal Wardrobe, Maximal Cost

In my recent budget post, I noted I had completely blown my clothing budget. Furthermore, I will spend more on clothes before the year is out! How did this happen in Exacting Land? When I set my clothing budget for the

Choose your veggies!

Chopped Salad

I have a Favourite Salad which I make all the time. This year I’ve been switching it up a bit. Here in Nova Scotia, our growing season is short and late. Cucumbers are just coming on stream, and this year’s

Choose your veggies!

Chopped Salad

I have a Favourite Salad which I make all the time. This year I’ve been switching it up a bit. Here in Nova Scotia, our growing season is short and late. Cucumbers are just coming on stream, and this year’s

Photo: Lin Kristensen (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Timeless_Books.jpg)

Classics – Take ‘em or Leave ‘em

I have spent the last few weeks trying to list all of the classic books I’ve read. First I listed titles from memory, then I looked at my book shelves, and finally I looked up some reputable lists of classic

Photo: Lin Kristensen (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Timeless_Books.jpg)

Classics – Take ‘em or Leave ‘em

I have spent the last few weeks trying to list all of the classic books I’ve read. First I listed titles from memory, then I looked at my book shelves, and finally I looked up some reputable lists of classic

Photo: Creative Commons: Hendrike 2007
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Am I Honest?

  I bet most people, or at least readers of this blog, think of themselves as honest most of the time. But honesty is relative. It ranges from agreeing with everyone about everything, to not saying a word. I Don’t

Photo: Creative Commons: Hendrike 2007
commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3APaisley_2.jpg

Am I Honest?

  I bet most people, or at least readers of this blog, think of themselves as honest most of the time. But honesty is relative. It ranges from agreeing with everyone about everything, to not saying a word. I Don’t

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Half Year Budget

Every once in a while, I do a personal finance post. This is not a frugality blog. It’s more like a “Mortgage-Free Couple Spends Every Penny of Their Dual Incomes” blog. I know I have readers who live on 15%

Photo: gov.pe.ca

Half Year Budget

Every once in a while, I do a personal finance post. This is not a frugality blog. It’s more like a “Mortgage-Free Couple Spends Every Penny of Their Dual Incomes” blog. I know I have readers who live on 15%

Young Robin

What I Liked About June

  In brief, what I didn’t like about June: Dandelions again! I know they have their fans, but I don’t love them. When the flowers are done, the leaves take up a lot of area and they are not an

Young Robin

What I Liked About June

  In brief, what I didn’t like about June: Dandelions again! I know they have their fans, but I don’t love them. When the flowers are done, the leaves take up a lot of area and they are not an

Snoopy was created by Charles Schultz

Reading Down the House Report # 9

This year I’ve been reading at least one book each month from a stack that I bought ages ago and neglected. I call it my Reading Down the House challenge. I started with 17 unread books from my own collection, and

Snoopy was created by Charles Schultz

Reading Down the House Report # 9

This year I’ve been reading at least one book each month from a stack that I bought ages ago and neglected. I call it my Reading Down the House challenge. I started with 17 unread books from my own collection, and