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  1. I'm new too!

    by , 11-10-2008 at 09:07 PM
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    I too don't know about blogginh but I'm willing to learn. I gather I can share what's happening and share what I'm doing to save on my expenses:

    I am hoping to get a decent deal on purchasing a new vehicle. Mine is 19 years old with 179000 miles. Yep, she has been faithful with a few repairs over the years but she has reached the end of her rope. I just travel when I absolutely have to, and combine all trips in the same area. Selling this one for scrap will get around ...
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  2. Making changes, one day at a time

    by , 11-10-2008 at 06:56 PM
    Every year as it gets close to the New Year, I'm constantly scrambling for resolutions. They may be small resolutions like keeping my dirty clothes in the hamper instead of on the floor. They may be medium-sized resolutions, like keeping better track of my stockpile. I then have the larger resolutions that are a whole lot harder to keep going than most, like going to the gym every day. One thing is for certain, no matter the resolution size: I need to make changes in my life that are for the better. ...

    Updated 11-10-2008 at 06:56 PM by MomToTwoBoys

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  3. New to the Blogging World

    by , 11-10-2008 at 04:19 PM (SandNOceanGirl's Blog)
    I have never wrote in a blog before so not exactly sure what I am doing! I have read several and find them fascinating so here I am to give it a whirl! I plan on just having fun and sharing my "crazy" little world with everyone!
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  4. 20+ Questions To Ask Before You Buy

    by , 11-09-2008 at 08:04 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    Have you ever purchased something only to regret the purchase later on? Many times we think we want or need a product or service only to find out later on that we really didnít. One of the most effective ways to keep yourself from these impulse purchases is to come up with a list of a few questions to ask yourself before you buy anything. What questions are on your list will depend greatly on what questions are most important to you and will get you to stop and think before making a purchase. As ...
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  5. $25/Week challenge, shopping week #2

    by , 11-09-2008 at 07:11 PM (Living Frugal, Not Cheap)
    Here's what I bought for this week:

    Store #1
    cottage cheese 2.49
    cottage cheese 2.49
    buttermilk .99
    orange juice 2.98
    bbq pork rinds .99

    subtotal: 9.94

    bread store:
    bread 1.29

    Store #2
    potatoes 1.55
    broccoli 2.98
    brussel sprouts 1.72
    garlic .43
    bag apples 1.50
    onion .90
    lemon tea free coupon
    lemon tea free coupon
    egg nog 1.88 ...