Category Archives: Provident Living

Unemployed Domestic Goddess in Training and All the Notions That Go With It!

My training to become a Domestic Goddess will go into overdrive today.  My new first sewing machine is “On [UPS] Vehicle for Delivery Today”.  At least that is what they say when I enter in the tracking number.  You can … Continue reading

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Preparing for Unemployment (or the Unexpected)? Get Rid of Your DEBT!

When people ask how we have survived unemployment, I let them know that we prepared for the unexpected.  Part of that preparation was making sure we weren’t in debt.  We had to teach this principle to our Financial Provident Living … Continue reading

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Gift Giving Truce

It is my Bro’s B-day today. Happy Birthday, little Bro! His birthday reminds me of one way I have saved money while we have been unemployed.  We have declared Gift Giving Truces.  This was hard for me.  I had to … Continue reading

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Freezer Fiascos and Food for Friends

It was lunch, and I was hungry and in a hurry, so I ran out to the deep freeze to find a frozen dinner to eat really fast.  I opened the freezer only to have food come crashing out (which … Continue reading

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