100 Things about Me # 14: I am a Nonfiction Author

I recently let you in on the fact that I write fiction, and now I want to introduce myself as a nonfiction author. I recently published the book Organize Your Space and Stuff for my blog Live the Freelance Life. It was quite the undertaking, editing past articles, rewriting parts, adding updates and action steps, but it was well worth the effort. I’m pleased with … Continue reading 100 Things about Me # 14: I am a Nonfiction Author

100 Things about Me # 13: I am a Fiction Author

I recently published a series of short stories (eBooks) on Amazon.com, and I thought I’d share them with you. They can be read for free on KindleUnlimited, or purchased for $.99 and up. Writing is a passion, and this collection of stories were a long time coming from the first spark of an idea to the actual publication. Here is a description of the #CampSeries. … Continue reading 100 Things about Me # 13: I am a Fiction Author

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100 Things About Me # 12: Frugal Recipes

Frugal Recipes is the sister blog to this site, both of which I run myself and offer for your reading pleasure. On the blog I offer a series of cookbooks including Main Meal Magic and Beverages on a Budget, and an eBook titled Keeping the Single Mom Home: The Kitchen. Of course there are plenty of recipes on the site, including: Cinnamon-Coconut Fruit Salad Turkey … Continue reading 100 Things About Me # 12: Frugal Recipes

100 Things About Me # 10: I Rent a Room

I recently moved from my sisters home, where I had been staying for about six months. I rent a room near the campus where my daughter attends classes. The room is not huge, but it holds a double bed, a table with 3 chairs, a few shelves, my rocking chair and glider. It comes with a dorm size refrigerator, air conditioning, Dish Network, a hot … Continue reading 100 Things About Me # 10: I Rent a Room

100 Things About Me # 9: Work and Gleaning

I work at an inn located in Bangor, Maine, and I am a writer. The Inn is changing over from the Comfort Inn to a Quality Inn, and those of us who work there have been blessed to be able to take some of the Comfort Inn products home for our own use. I also managed to get quite a bit of personal hygiene products … Continue reading 100 Things About Me # 9: Work and Gleaning

100 Things About Me #7: Low-Income LifeStyle

I am now the Bangor Frugal Living Examiner on Examiner.com, as well as the owner of this blog and the Frugal Recipes blog. Each of these outlets allow me to aid others in living on less. An attainable goal under most circumstances. I don’t have all the money in the world to spend, as many of you don’t, though things have gotten a bit better … Continue reading 100 Things About Me #7: Low-Income LifeStyle

100 Things About Me #4: I Find Food Pantries Helpful

I have visited the food cupboard. I had a real rough time, financially, for a few months now, and I g0t food from Crossroads Ministries. They are very helpful. There is not always a lot of food available through them, but I get things that we can use. I also donate to them. Most people have instances where they receive food that their family does … Continue reading 100 Things About Me #4: I Find Food Pantries Helpful

100 Things About Me #3: I Love Used Book Stores

I love used book stores. Even when I visit Salem, Mass., I go to a used book store. It amazes me the treasures that are found in these places. Books of all types at affordable places. Another beauty of the situation is that people didn’t throw these treasures into landfills. They are available for others to read. Shannon Continue reading 100 Things About Me #3: I Love Used Book Stores

100 Things About Me #2: I Take Issue With The Amount Of Stuff People Send To Lanfills

Everything that I can find used is something less going into to a landfill. Our landfills are seriously over-filled. Enough so that we need more landfills. However, no one wants them in their communities. Can you blame them? I don’t blame them at all. They stink things up for miles around. It is gross, and It may lower property values. When I was young, I … Continue reading 100 Things About Me #2: I Take Issue With The Amount Of Stuff People Send To Lanfills

100 Things About Me #1: Free Is Good!

I believe that free is good. Even if I don’t need it, I take most of what is offered. The things I do not need, someone else I know may be able to use. For instance, while helping neighbors declutter and pack, I was the recipient of many clothes, school supplies, cleaning supplies, food items shampoos, soaps and lotions, and many other items. I took … Continue reading 100 Things About Me #1: Free Is Good!