Frugal Friday: Practicing Hospitality

by Mary O. Moss One of my earliest memories of “cooking” is when I was very young and my mom allowed me to stir the party mix at holiday time. Now keep in mind, her party mix is legendary! So, it was an honor to have even a small part in the creation of her famous party mix. My parents also Read more

Live a life of extravagance!

by Mary O. Moss No! You haven’t happened upon the wrong column! This is, indeed, Frugal Fridays! So why would I be advising readers to live extravagantly? The answer is not about money. It’s not about acquiring anything and everything we see or want! Nor is it about throwing lavish parties, Read more

Frugal Friday – Cast Your Bread Upon the Water

by Mary O. Moss “Cast your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will find it again. Give portions to seven, yes to eight, for you do not know what disaster may come upon the land. Sow your seed in the morning, and at evening let not your hands be idle, for you do not know which will Read more

Frugal Friday – Sell All You Possess?

by Mary O. Moss “And behold, one came up to him, saying, "Teacher, what good deed must I do, to have eternal life?" Jesus said to him, "If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me." When the young man heard this Read more

Frugal Friday – Why Be Frugal?

by Mary Moss Frugality is defined as “economical in use or expenditure; prudently saving or sparing; not wasteful:a frugal manager.” [ Unabridged. Random House, Inc. 16 Feb. 2010] The question you might be asking is, “Why be frugal?” I share this at the top of my Just Be Frugal Read more