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Film Fandom

I could never name and count all the books I’ve ever read. But how about movies? With a wink to my readers under 35, here’s a brief history of my experiences with movies: As a child, I watched a handful

Film Fandom

I could never name and count all the books I’ve ever read. But how about movies? With a wink to my readers under 35, here’s a brief history of my experiences with movies: As a child, I watched a handful

Not Into It

Just for fun: what are some things that everyone else loves but you are just not into? Here are a few of mine! Dogs. OK, I just lost half my readership! Here is my thing: if one of my friends

Not Into It

Just for fun: what are some things that everyone else loves but you are just not into? Here are a few of mine! Dogs. OK, I just lost half my readership! Here is my thing: if one of my friends

Pantry Restock / Grocery Haul

After cleaning and reorganizing the food storage areas yesterday, I went on a big grocery shopping trip. Here is what it took to bring the kitchen up to fully stocked status: Includes: 2 x Weetabix cereal @ 4.00 each –

Pantry Restock / Grocery Haul

After cleaning and reorganizing the food storage areas yesterday, I went on a big grocery shopping trip. Here is what it took to bring the kitchen up to fully stocked status: Includes: 2 x Weetabix cereal @ 4.00 each –

Pantry Refresh

The time has come, the walrus said, to get your kitchen in order. What, the walrus didn’t tell you that? 🙂 Maybe it’s just me… It was time for a clean-out of all my food storage areas: two large cupboards,

Pantry Refresh

The time has come, the walrus said, to get your kitchen in order. What, the walrus didn’t tell you that? 🙂 Maybe it’s just me… It was time for a clean-out of all my food storage areas: two large cupboards,

The Just-For-Me Book Club

It’s time for a new reading plan! At the end of 2014, I completed a reading challenge I had set for myself called Reading Down the House. I listed the 17 books I owned that I had never read, and

The Just-For-Me Book Club

It’s time for a new reading plan! At the end of 2014, I completed a reading challenge I had set for myself called Reading Down the House. I listed the 17 books I owned that I had never read, and

The True Cost of a No Spend Day

I like reading personal finance blogs and I like the concept of No Spend Days, those days when you make an effort to buy nothing. Trying to achieve a run of No Spend Days helps me keep discretionary spending down –

The True Cost of a No Spend Day

I like reading personal finance blogs and I like the concept of No Spend Days, those days when you make an effort to buy nothing. Trying to achieve a run of No Spend Days helps me keep discretionary spending down –

Save Money with a Grocery Price Book

Keeping a grocery price book is one tool to save money on groceries. If you already shop from a grocery list and use menu plans to save money and reduce waste, a grocery price book is the perfect next step.

Save Money with a Grocery Price Book

Keeping a grocery price book is one tool to save money on groceries. If you already shop from a grocery list and use menu plans to save money and reduce waste, a grocery price book is the perfect next step.

Grocery Geekery

More than half of 2016 has passed so it’s time for a half-year grocery tally! I’ve tracked and analyzed my grocery spending every year since I started this blog. At our house we’ve gone through some dramatic changes in food shopping

Grocery Geekery

More than half of 2016 has passed so it’s time for a half-year grocery tally! I’ve tracked and analyzed my grocery spending every year since I started this blog. At our house we’ve gone through some dramatic changes in food shopping

Paint or Be Painted

I just had the interior of my house professionally painted. So what was my rationale? I have a bit of experience painting cupboards, walls and rooms. I can do a passable job, but I don’t enjoy it. I find it difficult

Paint or Be Painted

I just had the interior of my house professionally painted. So what was my rationale? I have a bit of experience painting cupboards, walls and rooms. I can do a passable job, but I don’t enjoy it. I find it difficult

Organized?

I have looked and looked for a system to help me organize my life. A place where I can add everything relevant, keep it in order, access it easily, and keep it for posterity. A place for meetings and appointments,

Organized?

I have looked and looked for a system to help me organize my life. A place where I can add everything relevant, keep it in order, access it easily, and keep it for posterity. A place for meetings and appointments,