Planning for the darkest timeline

Gail Vaz Oxlade has a saying, “You can have it all, you just can’t have it right now.” In general, that is great advice. It’s always good to stop and consider what the price of your decisions are… Read More

It’s only $20

I have a family member (who shall remain nameless) who I used to go shopping with at Costco. It was a social event combined with a grocery run and we had a monthly standing date to head out… Read More

The psychology of getting on track with groceries

When I was young and poor I got my first copy of the Tightwad Gazette (number II, if I am honest). Hilariously, I had received as part of one of those mail order clubs that were so prevalent… Read More

Everyone loves to hate budgets – Part 2

(see here for Everyone loves to hate budgets – Part 1) It has been a crazy month or two to try and nail this down as we are a bit in flux with Mr. Tucker’s new job and… Read More

Everyone loves to hate budgets – Part 1

My friend Devon asked me to write about budgets so I thought I would put together a wee post summing up my budget theory and discussing the different approaches. There is a LOT of info out there though,… Read More