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We like to Party around here…

This is going to be one of those areas that probably a lot of people cut out that we didn’t.  Kid’s Birthday Parties.  I like having big birthday parties to celebrate my kids.  All of their first birthdays were huge deals … 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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$40 Fall/Winter Wardrobe Challenge

Last winter I spent a lot of time focused on losing weight and getting healthy.  I was able to drop 47 pounds (kept off 40 pounds) and 8 dress sizes.  By the time my weight loss got to a stable … Continue reading

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Long Weekend Beach Trip – Budget Specifics

In my last post, I talked about why we decided to do this weekend trip to the beach. It was designed specifically to be a vacation with hubby’s parents & his brothers’ families. We began planning the trip during the … Continue reading

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Vacations… While we work our way out of debt…. How & Why

“Life is to be enjoyed and lived abundantly. Cut Back, but don’t entirely eliminate the joyful parts of your life, or you’ll never stick with it.”  Mary Hunt Debt-Proof Living   Under normal circumstances I wouldn’t be writing a vacation … Continue reading

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