Category Archives: Planning for Crazy

How to plan a vacation and stay on budget….

Step 1 – Do the exact opposite of everything we did on our most recent vacation.  Hopefully, it won’t actually be that bad but I haven’t taken full stock of everything since we got back.  I *think* we went over budget … 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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I’ve run the numbers, I’ve done the math and I have a new plan!!

I like plans and I like challenges.  Challenges motivate me and right now I am all kinds of motivated.  After doing our December Debt Update, I ran the numbers to see exactly how many dollars were standing between us and … 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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