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Why You Need Multiple Streams of Income

July 27, 2015 – 6:23 am | One Comment

DSCN2378A friend of mine wrote a post today asking if the 9-to-5 job was dead. I’m not sure if the regular day-to-day working job is dead, but one thing is for sure – the work environment of today is changing.

Years ago we got wise to the concept of multiple streams of income. We spent some time thinking about how interesting it was and about how we like for our family to gain some other income sources one day. At the time, he had a job in the manufacturing industry and I was a full-time stay at home mom. We were blissfully floating along in our financial ignorance, trusting that employers had the same faithfulness to their employees as Rick had to his employer. Read the full story »

Sunshine Blogger Award!

July 23, 2015 – 8:38 am | 30 Comments

I am so honored to be nominated by my friends over at Slowly Sipping Coffee to be a recipient of the Sunshine Blogger Award! Mr. and Mrs. SSC have the same kind of lifestyle goals …

Dealing With Shame

July 20, 2015 – 6:24 am | 6 Comments

Last week over on Fruclassity, Ruth wrote an AWESOME article in which she interviewed Leanne Brown about her book, Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day. In Ruth’s interview, the author talks about her research …

Emotions and Food: How to Deal

July 16, 2015 – 7:19 am | 26 Comments

I don’t often venture on this blog to the subject of emotional issues, but as we talked this week earlier about making better food choices for our bodies I can’t help but feel that I …

What’s in Your Food?

July 13, 2015 – 7:16 am | 36 Comments
What’s in Your Food?

So, I don’t dwell too terribly often on the food that’s on our grocery store shelves (although I admit that I do bring it up occasionally), but for the past couple of days it’s been …

The Greece Crisis: Could it Happen Here?

July 9, 2015 – 5:00 am | 30 Comments

Most all of us have seen the photo at the right; the photo of a crying elderly man, hurting for his country, and upset because he could not withdraw his wife’s pension check due to …

How I Make Money Writing for Blogs

July 7, 2015 – 9:06 am | 28 Comments
How I Make Money Writing for Blogs

Hey, Frugal Farmer friends! I wanted to share with ya’ll a little bit today about the income I make blogging and how I make money writing for blogs as well. Often times, when I tell …

10 Reasons Everyone Should Start A Garden

July 6, 2015 – 5:00 am | 17 Comments
10 Reasons Everyone Should Start A Garden

Happy Monday, Frugal Farmer friends! Today we feature a post from my blogging buddy Adam, who blogs over at his site, Today Adam talks about a subject that is near and dear to our …

Best of Personal Finance Roundup

July 3, 2015 – 7:00 am | 11 Comments
Best of Personal Finance Roundup

It’s time once again, my friends, for the Best of Personal Finance Roundup, where me and a group of other respected bloggers share on Fridays our best picks for your personal finance education and enjoyment. …

Republic Wireless Review

July 1, 2015 – 8:20 am | 36 Comments

Greetings, Frugal Farmer friends! We don’t often promote products on this site, but we’re all about sharing the news on a great deal when we see one. Those of you who read regularly might remember …

TwoFer: A Great Holiday Recipe and a Serious Word of Caution

June 29, 2015 – 1:33 am | 71 Comments

Greetings, friends! This is a post that I re-post every year around the 4th of July. Note that this is NOT an anti-fireworks post, just an important word of caution for all about the dangers …