Artisan Four Ingredient, No Knead Bread In Five Minutes – The Easiest, Most Frugal Bread On Earth

Today I was in the mood for some homemade bread. I'm a huge bread baker, making some at least every other week (and sometimes every week). I've made croissants, challah, cinnamon rolls, white bread, wheat bread, rye bread, egg bread, rolls, potato bread...you name it, I've made it. But if you're new to making bread, … Continue reading Artisan Four Ingredient, No Knead Bread In Five Minutes – The Easiest, Most Frugal Bread On Earth

Travel For Work – Make It Frugal, Or Splurge? Lets Debate.

As I mentioned Wednesday, I spent last week away from work and home at a conference in Florida (Agile 2017, specifically). Being away and seeing the spending habits of my co-workers made me reflect on travel for work. It seems that there are two schools of thought when it comes to work travel, and I … Continue reading Travel For Work – Make It Frugal, Or Splurge? Lets Debate.

One Tech Moms Thoughts On the Google Manifestbro

Hi all! Did you miss me? Chief Mom Officer was on hiatus for a bit there while I attended a technical conference in Florida. Between talking to my family, the conference, and work, I just flat out ran out of time. Then there were some travel nightmares that lead to me needing an excessive amount … Continue reading One Tech Moms Thoughts On the Google Manifestbro

Is Camping The Ultimate Frugal Vacation? (Plus Five Tips For Starting Camping Without Going Broke)

As I write this, the CMO clan just got back from camping in Connecticut near to Rhode Island. We first started camping right after my husband got sick and almost died five years ago. When he was young, his family of six would go camping every summer in Rhode Island, but my family had never … Continue reading Is Camping The Ultimate Frugal Vacation? (Plus Five Tips For Starting Camping Without Going Broke)

Moms on FIRE – Thoughts On Seeking Financial Independence With Kids In Tow

Are you - or do you know - a mom on FIRE? Not literally, of course. Before I started this site, most of the financial sites and blogs I read were devoid of women. My usual round-up included Mr. Money Mustache, J. Money's Budgets Are Sexy, the White Coat Investor, and sites like Bogleheads which … Continue reading Moms on FIRE – Thoughts On Seeking Financial Independence With Kids In Tow