Category Archives: Lists

My Latest Obsession

My latest obsession is…podcasts! It’s my second attempt at getting into podcasts. About 10 years ago, I tried to find podcasts I would like, and only came up with two: Ethics Bites and Grammar Girl. Ethics Bites (2008) turned out

My Latest Obsession

My latest obsession is…podcasts! It’s my second attempt at getting into podcasts. About 10 years ago, I tried to find podcasts I would like, and only came up with two: Ethics Bites and Grammar Girl. Ethics Bites (2008) turned out

Re-Junked

Today I cleaned out my kitchen junk drawer(s) which were overdue for a clear-out. I posted on this topic before – I could pretend it took me 5 years to get to this state again! The top drawer of my

Re-Junked

Today I cleaned out my kitchen junk drawer(s) which were overdue for a clear-out. I posted on this topic before – I could pretend it took me 5 years to get to this state again! The top drawer of my

Screen Time: The Real Deal

Recently I had an eye exam. When asked “How many hours a day do you spend on the computer?” I jokingly said “24.” The ophthalmologist looked genuinely concerned so I estimated 8. Still the concern! It gave me pause, though. I

Screen Time: The Real Deal

Recently I had an eye exam. When asked “How many hours a day do you spend on the computer?” I jokingly said “24.” The ophthalmologist looked genuinely concerned so I estimated 8. Still the concern! It gave me pause, though. I

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.