Author: Crystal Groves

Crystal Groves is a farmer, web developer, musician, blogger, and personal finance enthusiast for the back hills of Maryland and Pennsylvania. She's an old-time blogger, starting just after 9/11, and has been blogging about technology, personal finance, health & wellness, and local news for the last several years.
Animalistic Humans

Where Did Humans Start to F*** It Up?

So yesterday I was told I should be raped. I actually expected the conversation to resort to that, and even called it on my personal Facebook saying I expected to be called a “whore” or told to “make a sandwich” after getting into an online heated discussion with what I call a “conservative redneck”. You […]

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Why I love this cold weather and think it’s beneficial to humanity

Why I love this cold weather and think it’s beneficial to humanity

I mentioned on Facebook recently how I had a certain appreciation for the cold weather that the mid-atlantic has been experiencing lately. We’ve had temperatures in the single digits for a lengthy period of time that we simply weren’t used to, sometimes in the negatives, and accumulative snow-fall fairly regularly. That’s not to say this […]

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What To Level Up Next In My Life

My current successes: I’ve lost 85% of my excess weight diet changes. I’m currently on an almost 100% primal diet and have a a small percentage of pounds to lose.  I plan to continue documenting this journey here and in my public journal so others can follow my the steps if they like. In the […]

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2012 and 2013 Year in Review, And Goals for 2014

2012 and 2013 Year in Review, And Goals for 2014

So I had started a year in review for 2012 and completely got side-tracked and never finished it. I decided to finish it today while doing my review of 2013, so this will be a double-whammy. Why do “Year in Review” posts? For me, simple. You can post all the status updates, pictures, and notes […]

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Money Saved, May 2013

Money Saved, May 2013

$28.14 by buying what was on sale at the grocery store and using coupons. $70.03 by buying what was on sale at the grocery store and using coupons. $62.46 by buying what was on sale at the grocery store and using coupons. Total Saved for May 2012: $160.63

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