Monthly Archive: July 2014


Weekly Woot & Grumble: The Tale Of Our AC

Happy Fourth of July to our US contingent! I was trying to think of an extremely clever way to weave our nation’s independence into a post about financial independence (working title: The Fireworks of Financial Independence) but, well, that didn’t so much pan out. Although in honor of the day I do–of course–have this photo of Frugal Hound in her July 4th regalia (thanks goes to my mom and dad for her stunning little visor): And...


June 2014 Expenditures

Hey! Turns out June was a really great frugal month for us! I was a little scared to open the month’s spreadsheet because we had a few unexpected/abnormal expenditures, including the wretched dry cleaners, surprise Doctor’s appointments, and a lovely Father’s Day lunch. Plus, our darling Frugalwoods-mobile required her first pricey trip to the repair shop in the three years we’ve owned her. Despite all that, we still spent $203.71 less than last month! Some of this savings is...