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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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Giving the kids a little ownership in the dream…

A big change has happened in this house since hubby and I officially decided that we were close enough to being debt free to start planning to build the home we have dreamed of for years (and years and years and … Continue reading

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Different isn’t bad… it’s just different…

We are different and they way we’ve approached our finances (and our journey out of debt) have been different.   We use cloth diapers instead of regular diapers to save money.   It’s not for everybody but it was an area I … Continue reading

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Attitude really is Everything…

We’ve been on this journey out of debt for a while because when you try to half do it, it takes longer, a lot longer.   Even when you are giving it your all (or most of your all – I’ve already … Continue reading

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Struggling with things…

I’ll admit I tend to struggle some alot around Christmas with wanting to do “things”.  There are so many amazing things that are fun this time of year and like it or not I’ll get to see many of my friends doing it … Continue reading

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The day the house savings took a hit….

In this post I talked about how we started saving for our house.  I didn’t mention how that same savings account that we worked so hard to build had become a bit of an idol for me.  I took great pride in … Continue reading

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Maybe I was just Ungrateful….

I think back often to the beginning of our journey into debt.  Well not the very beginning but the beginning when things were spiraling out of control.   Looking back I was a selfish, spoiled brat and if I wanted something … Continue reading

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