Sold, Part 2!!

To our beloved readers: An opportunity came up to sell Fruclassity and we felt the time was right to jump on it!!  THANK you for all of your support in the past couple of years. You’ve all been such a blessing to us!! I feel like I should modify this post and explain a bit […]

Your Money or Your Life?

If you read the news with any regularity, you’ll often see stories of lives gone wrong – or ending – due to a person or persons being unable to continue living with their high debts and other financial messiness. People often hurt themselves and/or their families – and in some cases even total strangers – […]

Are You a Kite or an Anchor

As I was laying in bed last night, trying desperately to fall asleep so I could be refreshed for a busy week, my mind wandered to and fro from all of the things that need to be done and paid for around here. Okay, we’ve got hay to buy, I want to save another $1,000 […]

Happy Independence Day

Hey, Fruclastic friends! We’re taking the week off. I’m celebrating America’s Independence Day with my loved ones. For her part, Ruth enjoyed a great Canada Day. See you next week, and God bless you! (Check out Femme Frugality’s review of Ruth’s book, Ella Builds A Wall.)

Summer Staycation: Cheapskate Style

If you read the exciting content over at my other site, The Frugal Farmer, you’ll know that we’ve had to re-assess our level of commitment to debt payoff. It’s not that we haven’t been trying; it’s just that several very large unexpected expenses this year in the form of car repairs, house repairs and medical […]

Reflections on Fifty

This summer will mark my 50th birthday. And I’m pretty good with that. 30 was tough for me. 40 was…..okay. 50 is feeling good. Real good. Why? Because I think some important life lessons have finally kicked in and I’m learning what truly matters in life.