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  1. Children and discipline

    by , 08-15-2008 at 02:53 PM (Mommy's Blog!)
    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

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  2. A few ideas..

    by , 08-15-2008 at 12:04 AM
    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 ...
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  3. Shredded Lettuce and Jewelry

    by , 08-13-2008 at 10:08 PM
    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 ...
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  4. Tiredness and Overspending

    by , 08-13-2008 at 09:41 PM
    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 ...
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  5. Wants vs. Needs

    by , 08-13-2008 at 09:53 AM (C@rol's Blog)
    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

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