Tag Archives: budget

Solicitations

I have never written to you before, but was compelled to reply to the letter from “Worried” who was concerned about her elderly mother-in-law sending money to charities who sent her solicitations. When my mother was in her senior years … Continue reading

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How Do We Stop The Inflation Madness?

Bring your budget up to speed. Still relying on last year’s spending plan, from when everything was considerably cheaper? It’s probably time to switch it up. Make room for the necessities — including their higher prices — and your money goals. … Continue reading

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Black -Eyed Pea Stew

It’s hard to host a thought-out dinner when you’re ballin’ on a budget. Can I request that my guests chip in cash? I have addressed similar questions in the past, you can read about them here , here, and here. … Continue reading

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We Ate Nothing But Onions

Recently, I stood over the stove caramelizing onions. The smell suddenly reminded me of that summer we spent cooped up in our tiny dark apartment. Hiding from the heat in the day and caramelizing onions in the evening. Excited by … Continue reading

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Real Life Rants

RANT to Christmas cards. I just don’t understand why some folks only have pictures of their grandchildren on their Christmas cards. It would be great to see the whole family. RANT to the person on the radio this morning complaining how inflation … Continue reading

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