Drying Home Grown Herbs

Growing your own herbs in and of itself is rewarding but preserving them to extend their usefulness is even more rewarding! I grow and preserve my main staple herbs like basil, parsley, chives, lavender, lemon balm, oregano, sage and thyme. I also like to grow and preserve things like my own sweet pepper powder, roseContinue reading “Drying Home Grown Herbs”

Not Impressed with our Debt – Back at it Week 5

Financially we had a pretty darn good week last week! At the end of Week 5 we are at $33,376.54 for debt amount and $440.00 in savings. That’s a decrease of $466.79 in debt and an increase of $80 in savings. I would have added more to savings this week but we decided happily toContinue reading “Not Impressed with our Debt – Back at it Week 5”

Ripley Victory Garden Week 9

Today is weigh in day! Let’s see how many pounds of produce we have harvested in the last nine weeks. Last update was 73.5 lbs of fruits and veggies picked. Total as of yesterday is 181 lbs 10 oz! That’s over 100 lbs picked in the last 2 weeks, and the garden hasn’t even hitContinue reading “Ripley Victory Garden Week 9”

Not Impressed with our Debt – Back at it Week 4

Once again it was an even busier week than it was last week, if that is even possible. At the end of Week 4 we are at $33,843.33 for debt amount and $360.00 in savings. That’s a decrease of $395.13 in debt and zero change in savings. My goal for the month of July wasContinue reading “Not Impressed with our Debt – Back at it Week 4”

Not Impressed with our Debt – Back at it Week 3

It was a busy week last week but I still managed to make a sizeable dent in our debt and savings. At the end of Week 3 we are at $34,238.46 for debt amount and $360.00 in savings. That’s a decrease of $600.19 in debt and an increase in $110 in savings! My goal forContinue reading “Not Impressed with our Debt – Back at it Week 3”

Ripley Victory Garden Week 7

What a glorious day it is today! The garden is really coming along and as the season progresses I will be weighing all of the produce I pick to see just how much I grow. So far I have picked 73.5 lbs of fruits and veggies including, sour cherries, zucchini, yellow squash, black raspberries, onions,Continue reading “Ripley Victory Garden Week 7”

Not Impressed with our Debt – Back at it Week 2

Last week I re-started our debt amount at $35,100. and our savings at $50.00 At the end of Week 2 we are at $34,838.65 for debt amount and $250.00 in savings. That’s a decrease of $261.35 in debt and an increase in $200 in savings. My goal for us this month is $1000 in totalContinue reading “Not Impressed with our Debt – Back at it Week 2”

Food Costs and What We Ate Last Week-July Week 1

Have you ever noticed that food seems to be the biggest monthly expense? It adds up quickly doesn’t it? Part of my goal is to bring our food bills down which will give us more money to do the things we want to do and also re-route some of that money to pay off debt.Continue reading “Food Costs and What We Ate Last Week-July Week 1”

Ripley Victory Garden Week 6

It’s been a while since I last updated but boy has the garden grown! Here are a few shots I took this last week: I also dug up 2 of the raised bed frames and made one large bed that I sectioned into 4 with pallets. I planted buttercup squash, carving pumpkin, pie pumpkins andContinue reading “Ripley Victory Garden Week 6”

Not Impressed with our Debt Back at Week 1

I have two main goals with our money going forward. One obviously will be paying off debt and two is increasing our savings at the same time. For us, savings is more of a way to have money for unexpected repairs and expenses but hopefully we can save above and beyond what I have beenContinue reading “Not Impressed with our Debt Back at Week 1”

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