Tag: money

Consumed By Our Consumption

We sure buy a lot of stuff in this country.  People always seem to be rushing around buying stuff.  I actually met someone once who owned over fifty pairs of shoes.  Millions of people routinely drop $3 –  $5 daily for a single cup of morning coffee.  Malls are packed seven days a week and seem to be almost always short of parking space.  Consumer debt continues to grow as Continue reading ...

Frugal Living and Baby

This is my first regarding frugal living and babies (my first child is due this weekend).  I am incredibly excited and nervous (see my previous post, Loose Change).   Not a bad nervous; more of a ‘What should I expect?’ nervous.  As such, you will not hear from me for a short while but I promise to be back soon.  Keep checking back and writing comments. Continue reading ...

Loose Change

My first child is due any day now.  I am a Daddy-To-Be!  I am very excited and a bit nervous, as I guess most people normally are when something (or someone) new is on the horizon.  There are so many new things about this experience: a new person coming into the world, a new person to laugh and play with, a new person living in the home, new sleeping (or Continue reading ...