Tag Archives: saving money

We are getting cheap…or cheaper…

No, really.  I do cheap well and I did cheap for years when it wasn’t a necessity.   I’ve decided now that all the cheap stuff I did in college and our early married years were really good practice for this last (!!!) year of … Continue reading

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This week’s money saving tip is brought to you by the DELETE button…

Seriously!  I have noticed lately that the most powerful money-saving tool I have at my disposal is the delete button in my email inbox.  I am signed up for every deal site known to man and every morning my inbox fills … Continue reading

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And the house spending begins…

So last week I posted that we decided to start our house planning.  We want to be ready to build within a few months of becoming debt free so we are starting the planning process now with the hopes that we’ll … Continue reading

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Tempting…. So Very Tempting….

I posted our 2012 Financial Goals last week and I included a couple of goals at the bottom that we were taking care of quickly.   One of those quick goals  –  Rebuilding & Maintaining our Emergency Fund – the maintaining is the real … 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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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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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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