Author Archives: Josh Martell

Frugal Fix Friday: Lawn Mower

Our lawn mower was running ROUGH! Not a little rough, but dislocate-your-shoulder-trying-to-start-it rough. Eventually we could usually get it started, but would most likely get injured in the process. Starting: We would yank the cord furiously trying to make it … Continue reading

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Frugal Fix Friday: Lunch Money

You know what can be a surprisingly expensive aspect of my life at times? Lunch. I normally wouldn’t think of lunch being expensive but it really can be! I used to always go out to lunch at Chipotle or Panera … Continue reading

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Frugal Fix Friday: The Dryer

With the rate things have been breaking at our house lately, we’d be bankrupt in no time hiring people to fix them! What happened now, you ask? Our dryer. It’ll tumble some clothes like a champ, but apply heat and … Continue reading

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Invasion of the Log files!

Log files, aren’t they great? When things don’t work, they’ll let you know what’s up! The problem with them is that in IIS, I haven’t found a setting that says only retain log files for x number of days… So, … Continue reading

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SharePoint Post Tonight

I posted on the sharepoint blog tonight. Check it out there… here’s the link: http://sharepointexists.blogspot.com/2011/06/automating-sharepoint-server-warm-up.html It’s a handy setting if you have a SharePoint server! I like to set it on every SharePoint server I set up.

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Frugal Fix Friday: Washing Machine

The washing machine was broken. It wasn’t agitating the clothes and therefore not washing them so much as just rinsing them in water. A visit from the repairman would cost at least $60. No, thank you! We dissected the agitator … Continue reading

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Kindle Case

This weekend Amy and I made a case for my Kindle. It was an experiment and didn’t go exactly as expected. Regardless, I think it turned out good for a first try, and it does it’s job of protecting my … Continue reading

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