Tag Archives: beginnings

Vegan and it’s good

I told you a while back that my poor husband has discovered that he’s lactose intolerant. I went vegan the same day he came home and told me that. It’s been 2 weeks and I’ve lost 4 pounds already. I’m … Continue reading

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Debt and improbable goals

I have gutted the emergency fund and paid down the credit card. We are in debt again but it’s not insurmountable. We should have enough money to pay more than the minimum on the card and have enough to live … Continue reading

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Well, I decided to take a little money out of our revolving savings and try my hand at investing in a few green companies. It feels a little like playing the lottery. I have researched several companies and have decided … Continue reading

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Back in the swing of things

Hanging laundry again for the first time in a while. Unplugging appliances, turning off power strips. Throwing open doors and windows to keep the house comfortable. Using sunlight instead of lamps. Spring is a good time to get back in … Continue reading

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Start where you are

Goodness knows, I am not perfect. I am a work in progress. This has become one of my favorite quotes along the way. I am edging 40 years old. I am a wife and mother. I am still finding my … Continue reading

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How I got here

I started by cancelling all of our unused or underused subscriptions. The gym, the newspaper, the data plan on my phone (I have a wi-fi enabled tablet, I didn’t need both), the cable TV. I thought we’d have to reconnect … Continue reading

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Creating yourself

I am creating myself as a more thoughtful, compassionate, mindful person. I am crafting a life that I can be proud of and that aligns with my ethics. I am creating opportunity for my family by getting out of debt. … Continue reading

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