Life is easy when you have lots of money. Have a problem? buy your way out of it. But when you are poor life gets a whole lot more complicated. The choices you have to make are mind boggling and occationally gut wrenching. After the birth of my beautiful baby we went from two incomes to one and droped us to less than 150% of the federal poverty level. It has taken me some time to figure out how to not only survive but to thrive. Now I want to share some of the things I have learned and maybe help someone else out. I believe it is possible to be poor sucessfully, and buy that I mean have a good quality of life even if you don't have much money. That is what this blog is all about.