Monthly Archives: July 2015

Financial Friday- Dave Ramsey on a Budget- Giveaway CLOSED-

I am a huge advocate of Dave Ramsey and his Financial Peace University. Dave managed to become a millionaire twice and lost it all twice before him came up with this financial course that has helped him stay on the right track for years. He has taken advice from millionaires that still maintain the title and applied their principles and… Read more »

Me? On Youtube?

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“Do you plan to start your own channel?” Those words jumped at me from the screen. I had left a comment on one of the channels I like to watch and the vlogger saw my name (SodbusterLiving) and asked if I intended to start my own channel.  I decided right then and there that the kitchen needed my immediate attention…. Read more »

Monday Morning Coffee with Me

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Yes, you read that right. I am drinking coffee. So much for the three week goal right? Oh well. This week on the homestead, we are focusing on getting ready for the new school year and baby girl’s golden birthday! I can’t believe she is going to be 2. Where does the time go? The Meal Plan Includes; (See Note… Read more »

Ever have one of those days…

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It was one of those days. You know, where the unwelcome visitor–Murphy–decides to reside in the home at the most inconvenient day. My whole “No coffee for three weeks” has been abandoned and I stare in stupor as I watch the coffee pot fill with that wonderful chocolate color liquid as it drips, at an unbearable pace into, the pot…. Read more »

No Coffee Challenge, New week, Updates and all

It is a new week here on the homestead. The Sodbusters are already hard at work trying to keep the garden from being burned to death by the Summer sun, the chicken from getting heat stroke, and keeping cool ourselves by whatever means necessary.  It is hard to believe this time is going so fast. I am not accomplishing as… Read more »

How the 52 Week Money Challenge Saved the Bacon

My three year old son decided one afternoon that he would do the dishes for me. He pulled a Rubbermaid tote up to the counter and proceeded to pull the dishes out of the dish drainer. You probably already guessed the flaw in his plan but I was not fast enough to point out the fact that a Rubbermaid storage… Read more »

Married ‘Til Monday by Denise Hunter, Sodbuster Review

Excerpt from cover; With a big anniversary party in the works for his ex-wife’s parents, Ryan has just one weekend to play Abby’s husband . . . and win back the woman of his dreams. Ryan McKinley has tried to move on from his ex-wife, Abby. He’s sulked, he’s gotten angry, and ultimately he bought her dream house. Big mistake…. Read more »

Marvelous Monday Madness

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Oh boy, where do I begin? This past weekend has been a whirlwind of family we haven’t seen in almost 10 years, a big 50th anniversary celebration for my in-laws, and my daughter falling off her bunk bed during a thunderstorm. Oh yeah and broke two adult teeth. I know I dangled that carrot in front of you with my… Read more »