Lifelong Learning Podcast Host and Frugal Mom$ter

Rucking a Muck

I’ve been overweight for quite some time now, almost two years since I gave birth to Crab. Since his birth in August 2015, I’ve dropped 40lbs, but I had hoped to be closer to my normal last summer. Alas, I’ve missed the boat on reaching that goal, nor the one...

A Year with Our Vitamix 6300

We’ve had our Vitamix for a year now, and I thought I’d update you as to how I feel about the purchase and how much use it has gotten in our household. It is not a cheap blender by any means, but spoiler alert: it is worth every penny for...

How to Monitor Your Own Credit For Free

There are three major credit reporting agencies (Equinox, Experian, and TransUnion) that track your use of credit and record your credit history. They also calculate your FICO scores which companies use when you’re planning to finance a home, car, or secure another loan. The FICO comes into play mainly when...