Lifelong Learning Podcast Host and Frugal Mom$ter

Removing Something for 30 Days

Thirty-day trials are a simple idea to tackle. You choose something for 30 days, whether it’s adding something or subtracting something from your life and at the end of 30 days you can keep going, or give up. I’ve done them at various times in my life with much success,...

What I’ll Complain About in Five Months

I can’t believe another summer season is coming to a close. I feel like the pumpkin spice flavors creep up sooner each year. We’ve made sure to take advantage of the fresh air, knowing soon enough we’ll need light jackets and sweaters. Or if you’re a baby, you need your...

Running Around in Circles

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted about my workouts, my eating habits, or where I am in my weight-loss journey here. I plan to share more, as I feel it is a huge part of my lifestyle and affects many other areas in my life from finances to health to...

The pitfalls of trail running.

You’ll be surrounded by nature. Chipmunks will be flying out into your path. Squirrels will drop nuts and branches on your head. And you’ll most likely swallow a nat or a fly at one point or another. Keep an eye down, as you’ll probably run over a variety of animal...

DIY: Tiling Our Bathroom Backsplash

Okay, I’ll admit it, I’ve never tiled anything in my entire life. I believe the last time I may have come close to tiling something was when I played with plaster and made a marble mosaic when I was maybe 7 years old. After that, I never really played with...

On Writing

It’s been difficult to keep up with two blogs that are similar in nature. Six months ago, I began the “Frugal Momster” with a more focused approach to writing about personal finance and frugal living. I enjoyed it quite a bit, but found that I had little to say on...