Category Archives: saving money

Lists galore

I spent $12 today getting a good whiteboard, pens and eraser, and a little cup that attaches to the board to hold them in. I have a largish white board that I’ve written the days of the week on and that’s … Continue reading

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Budget

I’ve been talking about how tight our budget is about to get with this next paycheck. I’m pulling a fast one on us though. We both get disability from the Navy. It gets delivered to the old bank. I’m leaving … Continue reading

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Saving money

I had a lesson in the change in mindset I’m going through about saving money vs. not spending it. When I went to talk to the trainer about sessions, he gave me the spiel and showed me that i could … Continue reading

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Book mid- read review: The Average Family’s Guide to Financial Fredom

I’m now reading another book. This one is from 2000 and is called The Average Family’s Guide to Financial Freedom. It’s a guide to how one family, living on $65,000 a year, built a new worth of $450,000 in just … Continue reading

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Meal planning, again

First things first. I need to make a list of our family’s favorite meals. Then add on all of the meals that we don’t love but will totally eat and like. Dinners first. Breakfast can be the most expensive meal … Continue reading

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Back to it

Zen I tell ya’! Hanging laundry while listening to punk music is the way to go. The garment rack isn’t wobbly either. Life is good.   I’m still reading the Frugal Living for Dummies book. I took a few days … Continue reading

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Paid off the last of the tuition yesterday. YIPPEE! That’s done.   Now it’s all about saving money and getting debt paid down. I’m excited about this. We’re back on track and starting to dig out.   I got my … Continue reading

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Memories

I’m sitting here listening to 80’s alternative music and it’s bringing back so many memories. This is right after punk was big and when this stuff was called New Wave. I have a punk channel as well, but I’m in … Continue reading

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Spending fast

It’s going well so far. Younger Boy’s birthday party was Sunday so we spent on food and a small cake for that, as well as some veggies and fruits for the week. We also filled up our gas tanks because … Continue reading

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Money, money, money

It’s on my mind at the moment. I mentioned yesterday that we are having a bit of trouble getting the switch in banks straightened out, so there is a chance that we won’t actually get this paycheck. We’d get it … Continue reading

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