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Start Something That Matters

Oh My Socks! This book by Blake Mycoskie (the founder of TOMS shoes) is amazing so far. It’s inspiring and also a guide to starting something of your own that matters – whatever that may be. A nonprofit, a business, … Continue reading

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The Thin Green Line

I am reading a book called The Thin Green Line. It’s interesting but I find myself slogging through it a bit. It’s about the 1% and their money habits and how they can translate to anyone’s life. 1%ers take calculated … Continue reading

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Thrifty rabbit hole

I’m heading down the thrifty things rabbit hole. I have scads of books on the subject and I’m starting research for the book as well. Yes, I decided to write the book that I’ve been searching for. If you have … Continue reading

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I’m thinking hard these days about what hobby I want to take up once nursing school is over. I obviously want to make clothes, I already have the fixings for that. But, that won’t take up that much time really. … Continue reading

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Jumping back in

I dove back in to the Tightwad Gazette this week. I started with the third, but I’m realizing that I’m going to have to go back and read all three. They are just chock full of tidbits and ideas. While … Continue reading

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Book Review: All You Need Is Less

This book is fantastic. It’s by Madeline Somerville and she is a riot. She gleefully throws her husband under the bus as well as herself, all in pursuit of a greener lifestyle. I laughed out loud several times and read … Continue reading

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Book review – The Ultimate Cheapskate’s Road Map to True Riches

By Jeff Yeager. I loved this book. It’s a bit rude in places – a couple of curse words and several sexual innuendos – but it was funny. Basically his road map includes such ideas as setting a standard of … Continue reading

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The 7 Habits

I apologize for being philosophical these days, I’m reading The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. It’s a good book but boy did it get taken out of context! It was published in 1989 and uses all the buzz words … Continue reading

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Book: The Dirty Life

The Dirty Life by Kristin Kimball is a good look at life when you’re trying to start a farm. She was a city girl who fell in love with a man and the romance of a farm. The reality was … Continue reading

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I was reading Your Money Or Your Life again (groans start – you all know what this means… deep thoughts). They are talking a lot about the idea of enough. How much is enough? There is a real, quantifiable amount … Continue reading

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