Lessons in Resilience

We're not going to lie. The pandemic is really growing old and we cannot wait until we have an effective vaccine or treatment for COVID-19, or better yet it goes away for good. While the world continues to debate how or when we will be out of this pandemic, I can honestly say that Mr. … Continue reading Lessons in Resilience

Job Loss Fears, No Contact Frugal Grocery Shopping Strategy and How YOU Can Save $10!

Things have been a little crazy here at the OFE household! Mr. FE has been busy working day and night to do everything he can to help his company withstand the economic downturn, and I've been adjusting to a new life of staying home in complete isolation. The only time I leave the house is … Continue reading Job Loss Fears, No Contact Frugal Grocery Shopping Strategy and How YOU Can Save $10!

11 Frugal Busts and Why We Drink Bottled Water

Thanks to COVID-19 we've seen a dramatic change in our daily routine in an attempt to ward off the virus, which is now just beginning to circulate around Mr. FE's work space. We knew this was a strong possibility given the fact that Mr. FE is considered an essential employee, and also the main reason … Continue reading 11 Frugal Busts and Why We Drink Bottled Water

Our New Normal, Holding Out Hope, Finances, Entertainment, and Staying Healthy

Things have definitely been different in the OFE household lately, thanks to a pandemic they call COVID-19. But despite this recent challenge, we're doing okay - and we pray things stay this way. Mr. FE goes off to work with his N95 mask and goggles because he is considered an essential worker, and is petrified … Continue reading Our New Normal, Holding Out Hope, Finances, Entertainment, and Staying Healthy

Songbirds, Boston Bruins, and 7 Other Reasons to Love April in New England

When April arrives in New England the sun shines a little brighter and the days get a little longer. The surrounding landscapes begin to wake up, the temperatures are warmer, and we find ourselves feeling more energetic. It's a special time of year and there are many reasons to love April in New England. 1. … Continue reading Songbirds, Boston Bruins, and 7 Other Reasons to Love April in New England

Historic Salem, MA // There’s More Than Just Witches, Part 2

For There's More Than Witches, Part 1 click here. Walking through the streets of Historic Salem, MA was like taking a step back in time. We could almost imagine ourselves walking alongside Nathaniel Hawthorne as he went to work at the U.S. Customs House - or see him stop off the Ye Olde Pepper Co. … Continue reading Historic Salem, MA // There’s More Than Just Witches, Part 2