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A Singular Focus of Paying Off Debt Leads to Peace

July 21, 2014 – 11:16 am | 46 Comments
A Singular Focus Leads to Peace

A Singular Focus Leads to Peace

Hey, Frugal Farmer friends!!  I want to welcome my blogger friend, Brian, from Luke 1428 today.  He’s got an awesome post on debt payoff today that I think you’ll really find helpful. 

Earlier this summer, my family and I took a weekend excursion to the Bahamas aboard Royal Caribbean cruise lines. We were fortunate enough to walk into an incredible offer Royal Caribbean was pushing where the third and fourth occupants of a cabin sail free. For a family of six already looking for a short getaway, that’s an offer not to be passed up. Read the full story »

The Truth About Homesteading: Heating With Wood

July 20, 2014 – 5:55 am | 32 Comments

Here it is, 5a.m. and I’m up again.  Now, normally, this is my “get up” time, but today, it’s my “stay up” time.  Along with insight on the work involved in heating your home with …

When It’s Pointless to Give Others Money Advice

July 18, 2014 – 7:37 am | 58 Comments
When Not to Give Money Advice

We who are in the personal finance blogging world, whether as writers or as readers, know how heartbreaking it is to see family and friends struggling continually in financial distress.  We’re eager to share all …

The Lemonade Stand – a Review

July 14, 2014 – 7:13 am | 35 Comments

Happy Monday, Frugal Farmer friends!!  I’m so very excited to be a part of this promotion and giveaway.  My dear friend Shannon, who blogs over at The Heavy Purse, has released an awesome new book, …

Saturday Morning Ramble, or The Truth About Homesteading

July 12, 2014 – 9:32 am | 45 Comments
Saturday Morning Ramble, or The Truth About Homesteading

Happy Saturday, Frugal Farmer friends!  This may or may not become a regular series, but today, I just kind of feel like rambling.   It’s been a long and busy week.  Good, but incredibly busy.   On …

7 More Ways to Save Money on Groceries

July 9, 2014 – 7:29 am | 56 Comments
save money on groceries!

One area that many of us can, or want to, save money is to learn to save money on groceries.  It seems to be an area that people struggle lots in, according to the many …

June 2014 Debt Payoff Recap

July 7, 2014 – 8:17 am | 78 Comments
June 2014 Debt Payoff Recap

Happy Monday, Frugal Farmer friends!!!  It’s time for the June 2014 recap. However, I have to start this post off with a heartfelt “thank you” to Josh over at CNA Finance:

Josh awarded our blog with …

Fourth of July Greetings and Great Food Ideas

July 3, 2014 – 8:29 am | 38 Comments

Happy 4th of July, my friends!!  The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays, for a number of reasons, but mostly because it reminds me of how very hard the pilgrims and founding …

Beware of Monsters

June 30, 2014 – 6:01 am | 54 Comments
Beware of Monsters

This post originally appeared on January 6, 2013.  I’m republishing it today in honor of those just beginning their journeys to debt free.  You can do this!!
SO, the first 4 days of our debt freedom …

How to Deal With Criticism

June 25, 2014 – 8:05 am | 80 Comments
How to Deal with Criticism

Whether in money or in any other area of life, the one constant seems to be criticism, and so learning how to deal with criticism is, I find, a crucial factor to a joyful life.
When …

How to Save Money by Planning Ahead

June 23, 2014 – 5:36 am | 66 Comments
How to Save Money by Planning Ahead

As we consistently work to learn more about saving and managing money, we’ve learned to think in a new way about how to save money by planning ahead.  Saving money by planning ahead isn’t just …