We live about twenty minutes "from town" so to speak, so just driving to the store uses up quite a bit of gas.
We thought about making our own
So instead of risking
For example, I try to run my errands all at the same time so that I do not have to make unnecessary trips in to town.
We split the driving with other parents when our boys go to various activities at church or to spend the night with friends.
I've even started ordering some things we need over the Internet, because it is cheaper to pay the shipping and handling costs than it is to pay for the gas to drive to the nearest stores.
Shannon bought a car that gets right at thirty-two miles to the gallon to help keep our gas costs down, but we still spend a fortune in gasoline every month.
It's starting to look like Shannon and I are going to have to get our boys to help us get around.
Pretty soon we might have to park the cars and dust off the bicycles and the roller blades.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
(Of course, I am only kidding. Shannon and I would