Na Na pinches her pennies (aka frugal living)

Shh… don't tell anyone I'm poor. They all think I'm living frugal and green just like everyone these days. This is a blog about a senior citizen living a frugal life, on a fixed income, in a low income food desert, and passing along knowledge from lessons learned. Some she learned from her Grandma Mama many years ago and some learned only a few days ago.

Should you be a prepper

With all the news reports of trade wars and nuclear threats and the chicken necking going on between world leaders my daughter asked if I thought she should become a … Continue reading

May 5, 2018 · 30 Comments

No choice anymore

So.  You think your life is your own.  You believe you can make your own choices about what you are willing to spend your hard earned cash on.  You are … Continue reading

April 22, 2018 · 28 Comments

I hate menu planning

Last fall there was a lady setting at the bus stop with me and she was curious about me going to the mobile food bank.  She asked me about the … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · 38 Comments

Is it spring yet?

On the first day of spring we had this.  The weather report today says we can expect more snow this evening.  One day its warm and the next day very … Continue reading

April 8, 2018 · 11 Comments

Finding affordable auto insurance

One of the followers asked if I had any advice about finding the least expensive but good auto insurance.  She told me that every six months she went through the … Continue reading

February 25, 2018 · 10 Comments

Quick post

This is going to be a very quick post because I have a quilt I need to work on today.  Have a look along the left side of my blog.  … Continue reading

February 20, 2018 · 16 Comments

No donation buttons

I’ve come to the point when I’ve almost run out of free WordPress photo storage.  I have 1% left which is about a dozen photos.  I don’t think this blog … Continue reading

February 17, 2018 · 34 Comments

I’ve fallen and I can’t get up

I had just gotten off the bus and started walking toward home when I tripped and fell forward.  I put my arms out and landed on hands and knees.  It … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · 38 Comments

Saying goodbye

My furkid Dylan has crossed over the rainbow bridge.  He was about 17 years old.  The house seems so quiet without his foot steps behind me as I go from … Continue reading

January 28, 2018 · 70 Comments

Scary driveways

I don’t know if anyone remembers me talking about the scary driveways in my neighborhood back when I moved to this house? At least I think I talked about them.  … Continue reading

January 11, 2018 · 6 Comments

Staying around awhile

This is going to be a short post compared to my usual ones.  I spent a restless night with conflicting thoughts running through my head about shutting down my blogs.  … Continue reading

December 30, 2017 · 18 Comments

Frustration 2017

Nothing goes smoothly for me.  EVER!  I have a couple dozen things I wish to do during the holiday down time but nothing goes smoothly enough for me to do … Continue reading

December 29, 2017 · 45 Comments

Secret shopper scams

Just checking in to let you know I’m still around.  This week is the really big crunch to finish up Christmas projects.  I’ll be back writing frugal living and food … Continue reading

December 13, 2017 · 12 Comments

What is Obama Care

There are some readers from other countries who may be wondering what is the big commotion over Obama Care.  So I’ll tell you my understanding of what it is.  Number one is … Continue reading

November 18, 2017 · 43 Comments

Feeling better

I think I’m finally at a turning point and getting over this illness.  (knock on wood)  Its hard to believe such a sweet pretty little baby girl with sniffles could … Continue reading

October 26, 2017 · 18 Comments

Interesting documentaries

Mary Jane commented about a documentary film she had seen about store backroom practices.  Her comment had me curious to see it too because I remember seeing a news report … Continue reading

October 19, 2017 · 20 Comments

Zetia, Trajenta, Ezetimine, and Linagliptin

A few years ago, setting in a waiting room reading a medical type magazine, I read a tongue n cheek editorial that went something like this;  new medicines should be … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · 25 Comments

Trump and Jong Un

Have you been hearing about the childish insults being passed between Trump and Jong Un on the news the last couple of days?  Watching those two grumps (kids word for … Continue reading

September 22, 2017 · 17 Comments

The month from hell

For this whole month, if something could go wrong, it did.   Let me tell you about it.  My computer was still running windows xp.  It was taking about 30 minutes … Continue reading

September 18, 2017 · 28 Comments

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 220 other followers

Follow Na Na pinches her pennies (aka frugal living) on WordPress.com

Down memory lane

Visitors since 7-1-2013

  • 334,662 Hits