Going Paper Towel-less

A couple of years ago, I decided that I would not buy paper towels again. None. I mean, really, how did the world get along before paper towels? I was about to find out. I don’t need to enumerate why going without paper towels is a good thing, but the top two would be better […]

Money, Happiness, and the Christian

I recently read Laura Vanderkam’s new book All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know About Getting and Spending. I have read a fair number of money books over the years, and overall I found this to be a refreshing take on issues of getting and spending. This is not a budgeting […]

What if ‘later’ never comes?

Photo Credit You know those times when you genuinely believe you are completely submitted to God, and then God pokes at a tiny crevice of your heart to reveal something you didn’t even realize was there? It usually isn’t very fun, but in the end, I am always grateful. I want all of me, even […]

3 Frugal Ways to Extend Hospitality

One common Reason We Fail to be Hospitable is that it costs money. Any time you have a big dinner and add all the trimmings, the dollar signs quickly add up. A couple of weeks ago for Easter, we had guests and it was more of a dinner party. I enjoyed doing that for a […]