Financially Together as Two Single People – Part 2

“For many years now Tom and I have felt like we’re playing the Game of the American Dream.  Although it looks perfectly delightful on the outside, the conspicuous consumption of our lives keeps us awake at night.  …  We are continuously asking ourselves how can we live more deliberately? “(From Week One.) Week Two: Financial…

Things I Gave Up For the Recession (Updated)

One one of my current favorite websites, The Huffington Post, has a new section, Blogging the Meltdown.  Here’s my entry for how the recession has impacted me.  It’s updated from something I wrote a month ago. Ten (or so) things I gave up because of the recession: Not in order of importance. 1. Coffee shops….

Ten Things I Gave Up Because of the Recession

Ten things I gave up because of the Recession  … Not in order of importance. Coffee shops. Though I still drink good coffee at home, I no longer get that when I am out and about. Book Stores. My husband swears I could read for about two years (or longer) on the books I currently…