We finally got our minivan back after my little fiasco and I couldn’t be happier! Although gas is now hovering just below $4 a gallon, so I won’t be able to drive it much.
Fortunately, there was the Royal Wedding to distract me… that, and some fabulous posts that I would like to share with you:
Trent at The Simple Dollar took the words right out of my mouth, when he wrote Why I Prefer Living Rural.
I used to use every single one of the reasons listed in Top 10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Plan a Weekly Menu at Food Your Way. I’ve since gotten smarter. Turns out the Top Five Benefits of Menu Planning at Keeping the Kingdom First outweigh the 10 reasons you shouldn’t!
After living in our home for nearly 6 years now (gasp!), we STILL haven’t gotten around to doing much landscaping. So I read Ideas for Saving on Landscaping from Common Sense with Money with great interest. Now if I could find a landscaper to work for free….
Sometimes parenting is so darn hard! Make sure you don’t answer “yes” to Have You Given Up to Soon? at Zen Family Habits.
I usually wait until towels go on sale and then hunt down some coupons to get my towels for the cheapest price possible. Thanks to Home Ec 101, I now know How to Choose Absorbent Towels. No more wasting money on crummy towels!
I discovered Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University after we were debt-free except the mortgage, so I’ve never done the course. But I still see the value in spending money on it. Read Financial Peace University: Is It Worth the Price of Admission? at Bible Money Matters. Sometimes you get what you pay for.
I’ve seen more than a few people start a business with nothing more than good intentions. Many of them could have been saved so much heartache (and money) if they’d read 10 Signs You Shouldn’t Be a Business Owner at Wise Bread.