Kids Help and Learn

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 Bill and the boys built a dog house the other day. The boys will both get credit in their Cub Scout program, and now the dog has a shelter from the wind, the cold, and the rain. Brandon helping nail boards. Drew helping nail boards. Caleb is helping too! Caleb really likes working with tools. […]

Thankful Thursday

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This week, I’m thankful for the opportunity to help others. You see, for a lot of my life and especially this last couple of years, we’ve been in such a position as to need a lot of help – and not really much of one to give it. Don’t get me wrong, we are all […]

Thankful Thursday

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Thankful Thursday

Today, I am thankful and praising God for hot water! Since moving into our current house around six weeks ago, we’ve been without hot water. The water heater was gas, so we had to wait a couple of weeks until we had the money to pay the deposit on turning the gas line on. We […]

Tuesday Talk: Downsizing

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downsizing

I decided something today. I’m gonna downsize. Again. As in, we are in a house that (if you don’t count the enclosed garage) is under 1000 square feet, and I’m determined that by the time we move out of here (approximately 6 months) we will actually FIT in here. Seriously. Why do we need all […]

Frugality Means

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frugality means

In growing my blog and networks, I’ve come across a lot of sites, blogs, and people who are claiming to be frugal and live frugal lifestyles. Ya know what? I’m not so sure that’s really what I want to call myself, if what I’m seeing is what is expected. You see, I’m not all about […]