Tag Archives: budget

Reaping the Benefits

Two or three years ago, I started to dedicate a few shelves in the basement to extra food storage.  The purpose of these shelves is to allow me to take advantage of sales at the grocery store to a larger … Continue reading

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What a Scam

Today my oldest showed me the new locker chandeliers that have hit the stores.  My oldest loves things which are sparkly and shiny, so these caught her eye.  Twenty bucks.  For plastic beads colored white, hot pink, or lime green.  … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

It’s been busy in my household.  The kids activities keep me running.  Boy am I glad I’ve never loaded them up with activities!  They each just have one major one.  My son’s trips to Lowe’s and Home Depot to build … Continue reading

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Is it bad to be cheap?

This comes from my last phone conversation with my mom.  We were talking about the droughts and how wheat and corn crops are affected and how grocery prices are projected to rise as a result.  We discussed the increases which … Continue reading

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A suggestion for a resolution

A resolution in February?  It’s inspired by the fact that grocery and gas prices are on the rise and I’ve been pretty constantly thinking of how I can counter the rise.  A couple of years ago, my husband was facing … Continue reading

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