"A Jack of All Trades is a Master of None, but oftentimes better than a Master of One."

One Month Back to Running

I’ve been running over a month now and it feels amazing. It’s like I’m whole again. I’m 12 for 12 runs and ahead by a few days!

Thought it’s not been without anxiety. I found before almost every run I’d become anxious and nervous before setting out. 

In a paralyzing way it almost derailed my return.
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June 2017 Frugal Momster Expense Report: Our Fence is Complete!

June was no exception to being an exciting month for spending. More exciting than I’d like to admit. I considered ending my monthly expense reports as I felt they were getting boring and provided little else than regular budget bills. Oh, how I was wrong looking back at this past month. If anything, pushing myself to reevaluate June opened my eyes to some weak spots in our (my) spending and where we could improve.

Summertime is the time we spend a great deal as we have more time to shop and do projects around the house. This summer especially is epic with a huge expense for our outdoor fence and landscaping.

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What’s SUP? I’m out Running.

One of many focuses this summer has been getting back to running. I finally am starting to feel like myself again since I’ve been back to running regularly. Giving myself grace to get back into shape without any races or major goals on the calendar has proven positive. I have a few ideas lurking, as always, but I’m taking it one run at a time.
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The Great Suburban Farm Experiment: Planting over 100 plants around my backyard

Recently, Chris built me two raised planting beds, but it just didn’t feel like enough.

After we had our fence finally put in, I took a trip with Monkey to pickup just a few hostas. We went to a semi-local farm everyone raves about and I had never been to.

If you know Monkey, he talks constantly and it can be distracting to try to formulate a shopping plan. This trip was no less exciting.
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