RS: in which hvac sparks a personal crisis

This heating system, if it’s our only solution, single-handedly blows our budget. For a brief, glimmering moment, we were businesspeople. We were wise; we were large and in charge; we had more than just enough. We’ve been pruning our budget, spending more time than money, stalking Craigslist’s free section (I can’t lie…it’s my home page). We just bought […]

let them eat funnel cakes

I consider myself a frugal person. Partially out of character (I hoard. It’s bad), partially out of necessity (we won’t go there). But I have two great weaknesses. Fall festivals and discounted sweaters. Both attacked my wallet this weekend, so I’ll be living on Ramen for the next two weeks. I consider the cost worth it. […]