The author is a freelance writer who suffers from PTSD, lupus, fibromyalgia and a tendency to go off on bizarre tangents. She's an avid life-long learner with unusual life experiences including alternate lifestyles and homelessness.
So many frugality websites and groups focus on "getting by" and "surviving" in a tough economy but none of them really deal with living, enjoying, and thriving on a tight budget. But it's entirely possible to do more than scrape by on a lean budget.
That's why I created this blog, to share ideas on how to forget about surviving and get on to living, and living well on a budget.