Thinking Smart to Live Affordably

Thinking Smart to Live Affordably

Did you know that people during the Great Depression sometimes made salads out of dandelion greens? (Depending on who you are, you’re either about to shut off your computer in disgust, or you’re starting to head outside to pick some dandelions. But either way, stay...
Beat the Heat!

Beat the Heat!

If you are anything like me, you are thrilled that summer is finally here! School is finished for a couple of months, we can eat ice cream every day without getting the shivers, and it’s time to go swimming! Of course, the increase in summer fun also means we’ve got...
Storage in the Midst of Shortage

Storage in the Midst of Shortage

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE hearing stories about the childhoods of my relatives.  One such story comes from my aunt. When she was growing up, she and her family kept a vegetable garden. While they ate some of their produce right away, much of it was...
Growing Up, Gaining Wisdom

Growing Up, Gaining Wisdom

            Plans change. Feelings change. Thoughts change. Trees lose their leaves and grow them anew. Humans are born, they live, and they die. Lessons are learned and passed on to the generations who come...