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  1. Fast Forward

    by , 02-06-2012 at 07:28 AM (Little Blessings!!)
    Wow!!! I can't believe that 6 years have past since my last post. Life keeps rolling on. My daughter now has three beautiful children. They are getting ready to move far away I'm happy that her hubby has a job and for thier new adventure But most days I hate the fact that they are going.Family is so important to me and I know it is to them too . Not an easy choice but none the less the choice that has been made. Well it's been the thing to push me and my hubby into the next pharse of out lives! ...
  2. The endofthe month

    by , 01-27-2012 at 11:22 AM
    I have doubled my efforts to save more and spend less this year. A new saving pattern for myself and my household. So far, our furnance needed repair. We need some major car repairs which we have already estimated to be about $650.00. I had some extra insurance taken out of my check, so I do not have as much money to pay with. I cleaned out my closet, drawers and even my craft area. I dontaed everything(I might be a secret hoarder. I hope not). Despite some of the setbacks, we are still ...
  3. A week on the ranch blog 2012

    by , 01-08-2012 at 10:50 AM
    For those who followed this last year, I have reconstructed it, but on Blog Spot.

    The link, for anyone interested, is:
    Ranch Diary
  4. 1 5 2012

    by , 01-05-2012 at 07:40 AM
    Well, I have mostly organized my room- walk in closet, drawers. I went thru my clothes and have lost enough weight that I am down at least a size in pants. I did join the gym(under $10 a month) I am clearing the pantry and getting ready to sell some items. I wanted to get organized because once I start work again I will not have time. I am praying about the job. I have a tentative offer but the pay is much lower here in the Sacramento area. I really do not want to travel but may have to in order ...
  5. January 2012 groceries

    by , 01-02-2012 at 07:33 PM

    cutting boards (2) $3.74 ea
    beef jerky (2) $6.99 ea
    smoked Gouda (.51 lb @ $9.99/lb) $5.00
    macaroni salad $2.99
    duster cover $4.79
    Half and Half (qt) $2.65
    Half and Half (pt) $1.49

    Save Mart:

    sparkling water (2 4-pks) $2.99 ea
    sparkling water (3 lg) $.99 ea
    sparkling water (2 lg) $1.39 ea
    small can of green chiles $1.69
    cream of mushroom soup (2 cans) $.89 ea
    cream of chicken soup ...