Na Na pinches her pennies

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.

I’m staying for awhile

Thank you to everyone who commented and helped with my decision.  I don’t know how much of my blog will disappear Tuesday but I’ve decided to stay connected to the … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · 34 Comments

Google plus

This is the message I received in my email in January and again last week.  When I click on the “get started” link that’s when my frugal living blog posts … Continue reading

March 29, 2019 · 10 Comments

Google plus going away

In January I received a notice that Google + is going away and I should download my data before April 2.  What I can’t figure out is how it will … Continue reading

March 24, 2019 · 9 Comments

Testing a boring video

I watched the national news for the first time in about a month.  I had no idea the flooding was so bad in Nebraska.  It looked like the whole state … Continue reading

March 17, 2019 · 13 Comments

Sad for New Zealand

My heart goes out to the people of New Zealand and the families of those who were killed.  Why is there so much anger and violence in the world?  What’s … Continue reading

March 16, 2019 · 12 Comments

Still here

I’m sorry if I’ve caused any concern by my absence.  I’m fine but busy.  My daughter has had another surgery on her broken leg.  The tendon that moves the toes … Continue reading

February 20, 2019 · 30 Comments

Ranting today

I’m gonna rant for a bit today.  There are days when I feel like I’ve fallen down the Mad Hatter rabbit hole where nothing works the way it should.  My … Continue reading

February 4, 2019 · 28 Comments

I’m such a dunce

Well there I am playing around with Amazon trying to create a list of grocery items that are never given at a mobile food pantry.  I was trying to figure … Continue reading

January 28, 2019 · 17 Comments

Wait; what year is this?

I’ve been told that I’m really not living in the 1940s no matter how much I pretend that I am.  Aw, gee wiz why’d ya go burst my bubble?  So … Continue reading

January 19, 2019 · 23 Comments

Happy holiday

I hope everyone has a great day filled with lots of good food.   This is one of the posts I wrote before the ice storm power outage a few days … Continue reading

November 22, 2018 · 13 Comments

Baking soda and vinegar drain cleaner myth

These days there is so much information floating around the internet that simply is not true.  Its often very difficult to know what is truth and what is an internet … Continue reading

August 26, 2018 · 23 Comments

Again an episode

I had another episode of chronic fatigue syndrome that kept me in bed for a few days.  It must have been from the stress over the email issue.  Or maybe … Continue reading

August 6, 2018 · 8 Comments

Last straw update

Evidently I upset some people with my post earlier today.  I lost three followers.  Honesty I was more frustrated and exhausted than angry.   Technical things really get under my skin … Continue reading

July 25, 2018 · 14 Comments

Last straw

I HATE HATE HATE technical stuff.  And I’m beginning to hate ATT even more than before.  I would switch to another internet company but in Louisville the other one is … Continue reading

July 25, 2018 · 12 Comments

Frustration

There is something going on with my email.  People have contacted me privately through email.  I reply to them, sometimes with questions, but I never receive an answer.  This is … Continue reading

July 24, 2018 · 13 Comments

Robocall fighter

I’ve had several comments to my last post about all the robot calls.  Several people were telling me to get nomorobo.  Instead of answering the comments individually I’ll answer here.  … Continue reading

July 7, 2018 · 7 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

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

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

My never ending to do list

Several years ago I had to face the fact that my memory isn’t going to improve as I grow older so I started using lists.  When my mind is focused … Continue reading

January 9, 2018 · 14 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

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