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.

Rainbows and pots of gold

Sometimes hope comes to us in the most unexpected way.  It could be in the form of a few minutes time spent with a special person or it could be … Continue reading

June 6, 2017 · 22 Comments

Bathroom bling

I felt that my bathroom needed “something” but I wasn’t sure what that something should be. I’m not even sure how to describe it.  The best I can describe is … Continue reading

July 24, 2016 · 4 Comments

What next?

The furry kid and I are asleep.  He’s making tiny sleep barks and chasing some sleepy time creature.  I had a really good dream going on too.  When I’m awakened … Continue reading

July 10, 2016 · 6 Comments

Finally online again

I got all moved.  Yikes, I sure have a lot of stuff! Day one – the painters finish up all the painting and I scrub clean the floors, kitchen, and … Continue reading

July 2, 2016 · 20 Comments

Terrifying driveway

Update on the crazy bill I received.  They are required by law to send out those notices.  I merely have to respond explaining she had no assets and its taken … Continue reading

June 14, 2016 · 8 Comments

The new house

I’m interrupting the scheduled talk about diabetes diets to give you a tour or my new house.  With a couple of strokes of an ink pen this house on Date … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · 40 Comments

Moving update

I’ve been asked to give an update on my move.  The house I’m moving into has been a rental house for several years.  The seller is older, like me, and … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · 27 Comments

Moving soon

I’m so excited!  I have a house picked out.  I’ve been approved for the loan.  I have a buyer for my current house.  I have someone to move my quilting … Continue reading

May 14, 2016 · 26 Comments

Something stinks

I kept getting a whiff of an awful smell when I’d walk through my kitchen.  I blamed my furry kid because it smelled sort of like dog urine.  I admit … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · 6 Comments

Why do I keep it?

I had started packing STUFF to be put into storage until I move.  I was packing books.  I have lots of books. I believe I had enough to supply a … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 · 18 Comments

Packing to move

Moving is the perfect time for me to downsize my life.  I started sorting and packing stuff in preparation for moving.  Yes, its a bit early but why wait until … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · 11 Comments

A plan to save energy

I have  had a really large upright freezer. When I bought it in 2007 the idea was to stock up because of the fast increasing food and gas prices.  The … Continue reading

March 9, 2016 · 10 Comments

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