Weekly Roundup #40

It’s a balmy 40 degrees here in Minnesota today, so we’ve already been outside enjoying the unseasonably warm weather. We talked a lot about money (as usual 🙂 ) on the blog this week: I talked about our first full week on a spending challenge and what I realized about my fear of money, and […]

Weekly Roundup #38

After a relatively mild winter so far, we’re back into zero degree temps here in the land of 10,000 lakes. I must admit that I’m a bit of a whiner when it comes to the cold weather. Whereas many Minnesotans bask in the cold and throw on the skis or eagerly head out to play […]

Weekly Roundup #36

The theme of this roundup is “Great news!” I love hearing good news stories! Especially when it’s from someone who has struggled with significant discouragement before gaining victory. I’ll take good fortune without a struggle any day too – don’t get me wrong! But the joy is all the more powerful when it comes after obstacles […]

Weekly Roundup #32

With the American Thanksgiving celebration a mere 12 days away, we’re busily preparing our budget for a frugal but festive Thanksgiving dinner. We love, love, love to entertain here at The Frugal Farmer home, and as such Thanksgiving is generally held at our home. We’re ramping things up a bit here this year, adding a […]

Weekly Roundup #30

I can’t believe we’re on our 30th roundup! Time does fly when you’re having fun and talking personal finance. 🙂  It’s Halloween today here in the U.S., and although we don’t celebrate the holiday in our home, we do indulge in our favorite candies and watch fun movies, so that’s what we’ll be doing tonight. […]