Monthly Archives: November 2011

A different way to save money…

A few years ago, our power bill would run nearly $300 during the winter.  Most of that was spent on our electric heat during our coldest months.  Our house is less than 900 sq ft but very poorly insulated (and … Continue reading

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Do you ever have those weeks???

I am having one of those weeks.  I’ve ignored the checkbook and haven’t even tried to look at our online banking.  There hasn’t been any serious financial misbehavior but what we started with this week just hasn’t been enough to go … Continue reading

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Dumping the excess… Getting rid of the Stuff in our lives.

For years we’ve accumulated lots and lots of stuff.  Nothing major, nothing fancy –  just stuff.  When hubby and I got married those that love us showered us with stuff.  We needed stuff to set up our home and we were … Continue reading

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Third Thursday Blog Hop: 5 Things We’re Living Without So We Can Have More

Today’s Blog Hop topic is to share 5 things we’re living without so we can have more.  It’s based upon the Hearts at Home book Living With Less So Your Family Has More.   Our 5:  New Electronics – We … Continue reading

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Consignment Sale Wrap Up – 2nd Fall Sale

Yesterday was Pick Up Day the smaller consignment sale.   I’ve got my stuff back & my money and I still haven’t decided what I think about the sale yet. I ended up with 130 items at the sale and I had 75 … Continue reading

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And then there are those weeks…. when we eat at Arby’s more than we eat at home.

Welcome to one of those weeks in this house.   We ate at Arby’s Monday night and Tuesday night.  We’ll probably eat there Thursday night and there is pretty good possibility that we’ll eat there Friday night too.  I know that now everybody is asking what kind of … Continue reading

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Mommy’s going shopping @ the kid’s consignment sale – Part 2 – 1/2 Price Day

Saturday was the last day of the Kid’s Consignment Sale 4 day sale.  All items not specially marked were 1/2 price and that means there are plenty of good deals.   Again my first stop of the day was to the … Continue reading

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