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  1. October Update

    by , 10-03-2013 at 10:37 PM (Creative Call)
    So I figure I can post about once a month. How sad is that!

    I have been busy. I sent 22 rugs off with one of the shops I sell through. I am currently hooking more rugs for the second shop. Then it is onto hooking rugs for myself to sell.

    I am still tutoring four mornings a week. Some students are more high maintenance than others. And more demanding. One student will stop coming once the snow comes. Her husband will need the car for ...
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  2. Blessings

    by , 10-02-2013 at 07:21 PM (My Journey on the Frugal Side of life)
    Tonight I'm thinking about how blessed my life is and I'm asking God to bless the lives of my readers in the days to come. So many hurting people in this world. So many struggles, pain, abuse, disrespect, sadness in this world.

    Continue to love my job, the time flies by. My coworkers are awesome. I am so blessed to work in a setting that I can help others physically and emotionally. A coworker and myself are promoting a "positive attitude" workplace. Our ...
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  3. Update

    by , 09-25-2013 at 09:57 PM (My Journey on the Frugal Side of life)
    Debt repayment continues to be our goal. I found this site 7 months ago and it has continued to be a source of inspiration, motivation and education to spend more frugally, to save and to snowball debt payments.
    Financially I found out today I received a 58 cent per hour raise. I'm happy with this as our census has been low and I thought no raises would be given. I'm planning to put 25 cents per hour worked towards debt repayment, this would be an extra $40 a month. Able to work some extra ...
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  4. Lazy about blogging

    by , 09-18-2013 at 02:09 PM
    I've gotten so down. I haven't worked in almost 2 weeks. Just don't feel well. I need to get up and work no matter how I feel. Lying around in bed isn't helping me, either physically nor financially. Going to be rough making the bills the next few months. I had to pay double insurance this month to catch up from when I added dd to the policy. Also, need to pay dd's $290 senior package next week. Pictures were a few weeks ago. Senior pictures are crazy expensive. Won't be any groceries bought ...
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  5. Time to buckle down

    by , 09-15-2013 at 08:40 PM (My Journey on the Frugal Side of life)
    Norwegian host son left back to Norway today. I've been entertaining him past couple weeks which has taken some extra spending. Took him out for brunch today at local cafe prior to driving him to airport. Couple nights ago I bought the tickets to nephews football game and also a movie. Have filled the gas tank more than usual.
    I enjoyed a day watching DH in golf tournament. He placed 3rd . He let me decide how to spend the gift certificate that needed to be used in the pro shop. Got ...
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