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  1. Welcome 2009! What's on the schedule this year?

    by , 01-01-2009 at 06:40 AM
    Here it is! It's January 1st and I'm all sorts of excited about the new year!

    I may not be feeling as well as I had hoped, but at least my mental outlook for the year is completely and utterly positive. I need it to be or things may not go as I had planned. So what are my plans? Here's a look!

    My two main goals for this year are debt reduction and finishing my book. Oh, and I have a few more smaller goals: meal planning and no more eating out. The book and debt ...
  2. Goodbye and farewell to 2008

    by , 01-01-2009 at 02:27 AM
    In about half an hour, 2008 will be gone forever. It saddens me to see it go, as it marks another part of my life that is lost to me. But I face its leaving with an equal amount of hope, as well. With a new year comes new possibilities, and new opportunities. I can only tremble in anticipation, and wait to see what 2009 lays at my doorstep.
    Fluff and Feathers
  3. A step in the right direction.

    by , 12-31-2008 at 10:38 PM (Travelling on the frugal path to Freedom)
    Today I made a little luxury purchase. I purchased fabric to make a carry all bag for myself. I got some beautiful fabric, at 50% off. So $18. Very nice indeed.

    I tucked the receipt into my calendar with the check register and marked it when i get home. I know exactly what's in the account. I have $700 to last until payday( $200 is a payment to make, and $500 to the snowball. Then I start fresh with the new payday.

    New Years Eve. I'm already in my PJ's. ...
  4. Testing challenges

    by , 12-31-2008 at 04:45 PM
    This is a challenge test
  5. 31 Dec 2008

    by , 12-31-2008 at 04:12 PM
    Ok, I can't post anymore so I have to stop accepting challenges

    Here is the list for Jan.

    Emergency Fund Challenge $600/$1000

    Skill-A-Month- 0/12

    January Book Club 0/3

    Grocery Budget Reduction Jan $175.00 per check

    Project Monthly 0/12 Organize my bill filebox.

    Pound-A-Week 0/52

    Menu Plan every 2 weeks 1/26

    No More Eating Out 0/365 days

    Debt ...