Category Archives: Life Happens

I quit…..

What a grownup way to handle our finances, huh? I didn’t like the way it was going and we weren’t making any progress and I was tired of trying to swim upstream so I quit. In August, I quit.  I … Continue reading

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It is time to work on Plan B….

We actually may be on Plan C or D by now.   That is just life, I guess.  Or maybe it is just life here?? Last week, I faced the numbers with our July update.  We should be halfway to our … Continue reading

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I was preparing for Chaos with my last blog post…

I was planning weekend getaway’s, consignment sales, birthday parties and lots of living.  But the morning after I posted that last blog post, we woke up to a kind of chaos we hadn’t planned on.   Hubby’s youngest brother was killed in an accident and that … Continue reading

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We’ve been busy…

We’ve been busy!  Busy is normal around here though.  We are within about 2-5 games (wins or losses during tournaments change the number of games we have left to play) of the end of soccer season.  I love soccer season … Continue reading

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Lessons in how we spend our money….

This is one of those hard lessons where you learn that you don’t always get to spend your money like you want to spend your money. Meet Jo Jo. Jo Jo is the product of a broken relationship.  Yesterday,  Jo Jo … Continue reading

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We are prepping for a yard sale…

Hopefully a big, fat, massive yard sale this weekend!  I’d like to get rid of about 1/2 the stuff in the house.  I don’t know that we would gain that much space but I’d love to be rid of that much … Continue reading

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Soccer Season is taking a bite out of our budget…

Quite literally, in fact.  The three big kids are all playing soccer this season (they all played last season too).   Playing soccer isn’t the problem… the kids insisting on eating on the same days we have practices and games is. … Continue reading

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