Category: Personal

Horrific Childhood Park Stories

Sometimes when I watch my children at the park my heart flutters. The park is one of the best places to take your kids, but they can also lead to some of the worst childhood memories. I remember when I was at the park as a child. Most of the time it was fun, but…



How Carpentry Is Becoming My Stress Reliever

When I started learning to be a carpenter, I thought that it would only help me save money and increase my savings. I also thought that my life would be financially secure after I quit or lose my job. However, I came to realize being handy and doing carpentry had much more to offer in…



The Moment I Knew It Was Time To Get More Hands On

When I discovered that I needed to be more hands on, I created a plan on how I would go about it. I knew it wasn’t going to be easy but I had to take the challenge. Often, I have found myself incurring hefty costs to pay for tasks, which I could handle on my…



My Weakness Is DIY, How I’m Trying To Grow In My Handiness

I have a weakness in do-it-yourself activities and therefore, I would like to develop the skill. I have realized that if I did the do-it-yourself tasks, I would keep myself busy at home and save money. For years, I have spent a lot of money by paying for services, which I could otherwise have handled….



Why I Wish I Was More Handy

It not only feels independent but also saves you money to be handy. Sometimes, I find that some of the home repair and improvement projects do not have to cost me to pay a repairman. If I were more handy, I would reduce the cost of repairs in my house. Just recently, I had a…