We are a Blended family of 8, 3 girls, 3 boys and Mom and dad. My husband had 3 children 2 boys ages 6 & 7 in the beginning and 1 girl age 13 in the beginning (2002)I had 2 girls ages 2 & 4 and 1 boy age 10 months. We both had full custody of all 6 children so they all lived with us 24/7!
We moved to the country from the City of course and this was a trial, but doing so while
blending a family proved to be very trying! We had decided that I was going to be the stay-at-home
Updated 08-15-2008 at 02:54 PM by nvmommyx6
Okay, so I had shredded lettuce salad for lunch. I had to go out and buy some Balsamic vineggrete salad dressing (total cost plus tax = $1.80) I'm sure I could have found a coupon for it, but I went to buy it on my lunch hour.
Dinner was....Tacos! Dh has been requesting them for a week now. So, I rearranged the meal plan and I was able to use more shredded lettuce on the tacos. So, lunch tomorrow should finish up the opened bags of lettuce. I will bring the unopened bag to
Okay, I bought that shredded lettuce for work. I bought 3 bags thinking that I didn't want to run out. Well, after dumping 2 bags in a bowl, I thought that was more than enough. I was right, I have 2 and 1/2 bags of salad left! Also, I bought 3 boxes of taco shells and only used 1. So I overbought. I guess we'll be eating shredded lettuce salads for dinner and lunches this week. Now, I need some more salad dressing. The only bottle I have expired 2 months ago. I didn't really want to eat
Yes, folks, I think there is a connection between tiredness and overspending.
When I am tired in the gorcery store, I will grab the first things I see, and will not bother to comparison shop.
When I am tired on the way home from work, I am way more vulnerable to the take out food version of dinner.
When I am tired at the mall, I do what I call stupid shopiing, which is sort of mindless, the kind of shopping that by the time you get the stuff home you
How to Distinguish Between the Two
By Erin Huffstetler
Need - something you have to have
Want - something you would like to have
The difference between a need and a want is pretty simple -- until you set yourself loose in a store. Double chocolate chip ice cream? It's a food, so mark it as a need. That designer t-shirt that fits you perfectly? Well, you need more shirts, so why shouldn’t it count too?
Tally up the damage caused by a few
Updated 08-13-2008 at 09:53 AM by C@rol