Net Worth Update: June 2011

Ah, summer is here.  Well, technically it’s not here until the 21st of this month, although you won’t know that from the 90+ degree Farenheit (32+ degree Celsius) weather we’ve had this past weekend.  I am very glad for the invention of air conditioning, as I’m quite a wimp when it comes to excess heat.… Continue Reading

Weekly Thoughts: What Happened to Spring?

I don’t know about you, but I seem to have missed the whole season of Spring.  Winter seemed to last forever this year, with snow coming down even into April. (Punxsutawney Phil must be losing his edge; he predicted an early spring this year.)  Then, after a short, wet spring, we are already getting weather… Continue Reading

Memorial Day Remembrances

Well, it is Memorial Day again here in the United States.  For most, this means a weekend filled with picnics, BBQs, and lots of time spent with family members.  There’s nothing wrong with any of that, of course; heck, I spent much of my day yesterday a family picnic myself, so I’m hardly in a… Continue Reading

Frugal Friday – Food

Ah, it’s Friday, my favorite day of the week.  Not just for how it ends the work week (although that’s always a nice bonus), but also because that means it’s time for one of my favorite parts of the blog week, Frugal Friday! This week, we’re looking at one of those absolute essentials of the… Continue Reading