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
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!
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
Hey everyone! My name is Jen and I’m the writer of Our Frugal Escapades. A blog which I started originally to track our progress as we work toward achieving financial independence through frugality. Then after a long hiatus, I decided on a whim to switch this blog over to a space where we share our … Continue reading Back to the Beginning
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