One Paycheck and A Housewife: Home economics on a small budget.

Living in Northern California on one income is not an easy task. It’s even harder to buy a home for the family with the escalating housing market and rents. How do you house a family, feed them well, and have a middle-class life on a lower working class budget? This ebook will be free today and tomorrow and then again next weekend starting Friday through Sunday. It is my experience and advice on living frugally. It is about learning to embrace and enjoy life with very little and that you can often find the truest meaning of life, fun, and … Continue reading One Paycheck and A Housewife: Home economics on a small budget.

Living on a food stamp budget.

    Times are tight right now with a small income and tiny grocery budget. But life has never been so good! I’ve never been happier. How could that be? I did a vlog on YouTube recently titled “Can being broke improve the quality of your life?”. The key to being broke and thriving is your mindset. If I turn it into a game, a big, fun challenge, I enjoy life. I become industrious and creative, I turn within and learn a lot about what I’m capable of doing with very little. I also learn to just be present and … Continue reading Living on a food stamp budget.

Finding an extremely healthy lifestyle in a tiny budget.

Recently we have had some budgeting changes. And it wasn’t a budget increase for our little home. The gas station sold and a new King arrived with tighter purse strings. It didn’t help that the city began rebuilding the whole bridge right in front of the station. The king is worried and laments to Bali often. Oh, well, we have been here before and we are prepared. The paychecks are a bit smaller and there is the question of whether this new owner will keep the highest paid servant or not. Fortunately, many of our household entertainment such as the … Continue reading Finding an extremely healthy lifestyle in a tiny budget.