I have watched people with vast amounts of money who would not give away a nickel out of fear that they would be made poor, and poor people who always seemed to have enough to share with others.
I have seen the gracious rich, the criminal poor, the hustler, and the saint. All of them have one thing in common: The way they deal with money is a result of how they think about money, not of how much money they have.
So today, in the guise of "buying stuff for my youth program at work", a colleague and I went to Michael's Craft Store...
First came Stage 1, Awe: for someone like myself, who loves crafting and tries to give handmade gifts, Michael's is like a place of worship. I was speechless with shopper's gratitude that such a place could exist.
After Awe came Stage 2, Excitement: look at all the pretty, pretty things!! Think of all the possibilities that exist with
I've been trying hard to get back on an early morning schedule, since school will be starting back up next week.
I guess I've done it.
I went partial grocery shopping yesterday. I spent $70.00 at SAL & another $120.00 at Wal-mart, although it was actually $100.00 'cause I bought my 15 ds. a computer game that he's been asking for, for awhile now, and he actually gave me the cash to pay for it.
So, I guess that's not too bad, but I still have probably another
Tomorrow is the day that I start my new menu plan! This is an effort for us to have a meal plan in place with stuff to cook with so I can't take the easy way out and eat out. I have planned eating out days once per week so we won't be going cold turkey.
So, I listed everything that I can make and have made before. This list has 25 main dishes on it. I didn't know that I could make that many, although Hamburger, Tuna and Chicken Helper account for 3. Then, on the homemade dishes,
We are looking at August 1st 2009 to get married now. We are booking it at
The Renaissace Fair. it will be a small service there with about 15 people, then we are having
our reception on the 8th of August near our home. ( the Fair is about 3 hours from our home
and not everyone will be able to afford it )
I have found the dresses we want to make
for the day. working on what the guys will be wearing.
We will be wearing wild flowers in our hair