I am Gwen, I am the same Gwen that used to blog at pickingupthepennies.com, I had to quit paying for a domain and I love blogspot! welcome, I wish I had known I was going to keep blogging when I shut down pickingupthepennies.com but did not realise how much I would miss it. welcome please make yourself at home. I love to be frugal, I am a mother of two teenage boys and a wife, with a full-time job that I love. I am frugal at heart. I am working so now I am making my pennies add up.