Are you already spent before the Holidays are here? Earn Holiday Cash!  Earn cash for the Holidays by selling on!  ...more

Organizing feels good

My new passion, Organizing blogs. I have downloaded and printed out pictures of so many great organizing tips, I'm in heaven. I crave, I need more more more!!!!! I have done the livingroom and diningroom/schoolroom/computer room, and the kitchen. Need bathroom and bedroom tips, ideas,pics. Also my food storage is just in big need of help. It feels so good to get up in the morning, and atleast see the 3 front areas organized and neat and stuff so easy to find, I can't wait to get the rest of the house in order. Any ideas or websites would be greatly appreciated!!!!!! frugalredneck...more

When Moms Return to Work: Are You Sure It’s the Right Choice?

Lately I have been watching some of my stay-at-home mom friends take jobs to weather the economy. And I can’t help but wonder what their choice to return to work will do to the family unit. Add workplace stress to existing money stress, and apply to home and family. Is there a different solution than returning to work? ...more

Kids eat quiche????

Do kids really eat Quiche???...more

Some do and some do not. The least picky eater we have won't touch quiche because she does ...more

So Little, So Late . . .

   Long day, too tired to find the stats. I fit in there, somewhere.   Facts:  ...more

Personal Poverty Reduction: Breaking the Chains of Individual, Institutional, and Internalized Poverty

   I'm starting a not so private campaign. The many labors of the late welfare activist Johnnie Tillmon remind me that, more than thirty years later, I am not alone. I, too, am a woman of color; a povertized woman; a fat woman; a middle-aged woman; and I'm living on very low-income government subsidy.   ...more

Frugal isn't always cheap...

And cheap isn’t always frugal. According to the dictionary, cheap means costing very little , inexpensive,  or of small value. It can also mean poorly made or shoddy. Frugal on the other hand, means economical in use or expenditure, not wasteful, though, it can also mean meager or scanty....more

Oh no!! Not the "E" word!!!

You all know what word I'm talking about. I cringe just thinking about it....more