Some Things I’ve Learned On My Recent Cruise…

(Photo – Carnival Pride – carnival.com) This is the wonderful ship my family and I spent seven glorious days on recently – the Carnival Pride, docked in Baltimore, Maryland.  Last week’s cruise was the second I have taken, and my second time on this beautiful ship. Though after only two cruises I cannot be considered …

Save $$$ on Food

(Photos credit – nbc news and midwestcommunity.org) In line with my renewed commitment to saving money (for things that really matter), I have re-read and re-familiarized myself with different ideas and strategies for saving money on something that we have to spend money on – food.  Obviously food is not something you can go without, …

I feel like Michelle Duggar…almost.

(Photo credit TLC Network) I admit, I’ve always had an odd fascination for the Duggar family – you know, the ones with 19 kids, who now have spouses and children of their own.  Though my interest in them has waned in recent years as more scandals of theirs have come to light, I have maintained …

Ups and Downs, Good and Bad, Yes and No…

I feel so very fortunate to be able to say that the Year 2019 was more good than bad.  Being on social media, I see that many others cannot say the same thing.  I did experience some downer moments but for the most part 2019 treated me pretty well. The year started off great as we …