AN EARTHWORMS MOMENT IN TIME

Earthworms For A Living? Did you ever want to raise something live at home without all the fuss of daily cleanup and feedings.? How about Earthworms? They can be purchased cheaply if you take certain steps. Containment and feedings are easy. And they can mate with each other without the aspect of having a designated male or female in place. On top of that, lots of offspring are produced quickly. I am talking about “red worms or wigglers” specifically. They are perfect as bait for fishing and […]

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MY BREAKFAST BURRITOS SNIPPET

A Southwest Adventure Tale! This tale and accompanying recipe for Breakfast Burritos is one that goes along with the flavor of living in the Southwest. I like making breakfast for everyone on the weekends. This article inspired me to cook my own burritos the day I wrote it. Man, they tasted good. They are easy to make and can be wrapped up for lunch or a snack if you wish. Since I am a general contractor and have been most of my life, most of my employees […]

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THE BOONIES IN UTAH

What I Found Out When Making The Transition To A Country Lifestyle Do you just move to the country life and into a home away from a city or urban environment without facing repercussions?  Do you initiate any type of planning procedures before making the plunge? A drastic change like that should include minimum personal requirements before you forge ahead. You will be giving up certain amenities that you had become used to: a quick access to shopping, a city water supply, waste removal, and your favorite […]

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SLASHING HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE COSTS: PART I

The Country Home Insurance Trap I live in out in the country. This means having a rural homestead that normally would be far removed from city services. The house is located in a wooded area with no fire hydrant nearby other than what is out on the main highway approach. There is a fire station within striking distance and the firetrucks have access via a county maintained dirt road. Fortunately, none of the surrounding trees on my lot are close enough to cause any damage by: Their […]

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WHY MOST BUDGETS DO NOT WORK

The Budget Killer! I think most of the budget plans started by people with (or even without) fixed incomes are like all the wishful diet plans out there that get a great start but end up failing to endure the realities of life. It takes a lot of discipline learning to live within one’s means. The desire for extra belongings and go-to events trash a newly installed budget before lifestyle changes take root. Overspending seems to be the norm for most households and extra funds (can you […]

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CAJUN BOILED SHRIMP TALE

Can A Food Centered Tale Beef Up The Drudgery Of Plowing Through A Plain Old Recipe? Do you know of an unusual event that happened which ties in with the particular recipe you are presenting? I know there are many cooking related sites available, but any with stories to tell focus on the plaudits of the person that was the inspiration for the article or the way the husband loved the meal. Kind of boring, if you ask me, and a repetitive tale told over and over […]

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MY ONLINE REAL ESTATE AUCTION ADVENTURE

Can An Unseasoned Homeseeker Get A Winning Bid With A Real Estate Auction Online? The online auction process can be a daunting challenge. You first have to find an acceptable house that fits your requirements. If it is in danger of foreclosure, there will be no “For Sale” price tag on it yet. You will have to stay tuned in to the potential Real Estate Auction date set by the bank or mortgage company after repossession takes place. Then, once the auction starts and the end date […]

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AUCTION HOUSE FOUND WITH ONLINE SEARCH

What Can You Do To Find And Bid For A House Listed In An Online Auction Site! Can you bid on a house that is on auction, win the bid, and then have options to pay for your purchase without having boatloads of cash to complete the deal?  I found a foreclosed property that was set up with an auction house which allowed for that exact same strategy! And it was the type of deal I was looking for. Fitting very nicely into the requirements I set […]

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SECRETIVE FHA 203k PROGRAM FOR HOME BUYING

Can The FHA 203k Program For Buying Your Home Really Help You? Would you like information about a program that can help you buy and rehabilitate a home with one single all-inclusive loan. The FHA 203k Program is your answer! You can qualify more easily, get a low-interest rate, and use funds included with your original purchase loan for repairs on the home. It may be the perfect vehicle for purchasing your sought after fixer-upper. Or, even “tweaking” the dream house you live in with some desirable […]

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THE BUDGETHOUSE RENOVATOR SERIES: INTRODUCTION

A New Budgeted Lifestyle I am currently on a life-changing journey that I hope will prove informative and interesting to those who have the fortitude to follow me on this trek. Recently moving out into the country, I suddenly find myself dealing with issues indigenous to a “frugal” lifestyle. Something that now dominates my current lifestyle is the lack of extra spendable income. In the past, I finagled all sorts of ways to create dollars and cover expenses. I was a General Contractor and Real Estate Investor […]

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