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This post may contain affiliate links, and this blog could earn a small commission if the affiliate links are used. I would never link to a product or service that I have not used myself.For more information, check out my disclaimer. Here is another weekly installment of Living Frugally where I share my frugal accomplishments for the past week. Be sure to share your frugal successes in the comments! I had a… Read More

This post may contain affiliate links, and this blog could earn a small commission if the affiliate links are used. I would never link to a product or service that I have not used myself. For more information, check out my disclaimer. Here is another weekly installment of Living Frugally where I share my frugal accomplishments for the past week. Be sure to share your frugal successes in the comments! Recently, I… Read More

Here is another weekly installment of Living Frugally where I share my frugal accomplishments for the past week. Be sure to share your frugal successes in the comments! Last week I didn’t post my weekly Living Frugally installment because we were cruisin’! (I was on a 7-day cruise. It was magnificent.) But I’m back now! When we arrived back home from the cruise, we did all kind of chores. Mostly unpacking and… Read More

Here is another weekly installment of Living Frugally where I share my frugal accomplishments for the past week. Be sure to share your frugal successes in the comments! Last weekend, my mom and I visited my nephew who lives a few hours away. We spent the night at his parents’ house while they were out of town. Money was spent on gas (~$30), groceries (~$45), and a Red-Box movie ($1.89). Additionally, we… Read More

Here is another weekly installment of Living Frugally where I share my frugal accomplishments for the past week. Be sure to share your frugal successes in the comments! A colleague of my husband’s was leaving the company, and we all went out to enjoy free live music. Afterward, everyone came to our house and we ordered pizza. It was a blast! Attended a Professional Development opportunity in my area that was helpful… Read More

Here is another weekly installment of Living Frugally where I share my frugal accomplishments for the past week. Be sure to share your frugal successes in the comments! This week I listened to two new audio books (from my library!) and began a third. One of the books, “Why Not Me?” by Mindy Kaling was so stinking hilarious and I recommend it to anyone who likes women and/or humor.  I took a… Read More

We are a family of two and we love food! Frankly, there’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of a good meal. Healthy and frugal grocery shopping can be a challenge on a budget, so here’s a run-through on how my household tames this beast. Now, the price of groceries depend on the cost of living in your area and your proximity to grocery stores. (The Grocery Gap is a real barrier to… Read More

Here is another weekly installment of Living Frugally where I share my frugal accomplishments for the past week. Be sure to share your frugal successes in the comments! This week I had my 13-year-old nephew with me for his Spring Break! A lot of our activities were focused around him, and we definitely spent a little more money than usual. However, we still found some ways to approach situations Frugally! We ate… Read More

Self-esteem in some ways is akin to self-trust. It can include trusting yourself to have good judgment, confidence that you are capable, and generally liking yourself. In my journey, I have certainly struggled with self-esteem, as I suspect many of us do, at one time or another. This struggle, and the bizarre and gratifying experience we call life, inspired this blog’s name: This Fascinating Adventure. Personal self-esteem has a significant impact on… Read More

Here is another weekly installment of Living Frugally where I share my frugal accomplishments for the past week. Be sure to share your frugal successes in the comments! It was time to change the filters in our water softener. It is cheaper to pick up the supplies than it is to get them delivered, so while I was on that side of town for another reason, I picked up the supplies. Saved on… Read More

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