Thursday Links

Our irises are blooming! We got them from the woods around a cabin in Steelville, where they were planted by my great-grandmother. 

Our irises are blooming! We got them from the woods around a cabin in Steelville, where they were planted by my great-grandmother. 

I wrote this post last Sunday, so I wouldn't have to spend a lot of time on the internet during the media diet. Although my goal isn't to avoid the internet altogether, I didn't want to get into a situation where I felt like I "needed" to read a bunch of stuff.

Modest Money shared a post about why you should pay off your mortgage. We're committed to paying off our mortgage early, but it's something I go back on forth on, because there's money to be made off investments, too. 

Here are 8 Reasons Successful People are Choosing to Wear the Same Thing Everyday. I wear a uniform at work, which I prefer as it simplifies things, and I've been trying to narrow down my casual clothes choices, but I am far from having a casual uniform. 

Sam at Frugaling failed to meet his $200 food budget goal, which makes me feel slightly less guilty about failing to meet our $400 food budget goal

This look "Inside the Hellscape Where Our Computers Go to Die" is pretty disturbing. 

And you may have missed "World Naked Gardening Day," but it's not really too late. :)