5 Ways Knitting is Like Managing Your Money

Several years ago, I rediscovered knitting, a skill my grandmother had tried to teach me in my preteen years. In the past 8 or 9 years, I’ve enjoyed making countless scarves, hats, pairs of socks, and handbags. I’ve even knitted the obligatory unfinished sweater (Surely every knitter has one of those!) I get a real sense …

Sometimes Frugality is Hard

I’ve been trying to live more frugally for the last 7 months or so, but sometimes frugality is hard. A few weeks ago I signed my daughter up for a parent’s night out at church for this weekend. Yay! $10 for three hours worth of babysitting and an opportunity for Little Bit to hang out with other kids …

State of the Blog: March 2016

Now that March 2016 is over and done, we’re ready for our monthly roundup of stories we need to update and what’s going on in the Jividen household. The Blog I’ve been thinking a lot about the blog and how it fits in to our lives and the personal finance blogosphere. Jon and I are having …