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  1. "Accidental" Calculator Recon

    by , 07-29-2008 at 11:16 AM
    Okay, so last night I say down with a calculator to try to figure out what I owe in taxes...half way through calcuations, the calculator blew a fuse (?) and stopped showing the digital printout for the third and fourth digits.

    Out came the paper and pencil...figured out the math.

    Then sat looking at broken, cheap-ass calculator! Looking and plotting...

    OKay, tore it apart into little pieces, which was great fun after an evening of math!
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  2. Book of days

    by , 07-29-2008 at 10:59 AM (Changing my tune....sahm to part time working mom...)
    i've seen this in the blogosphere and i love it...

    Peggy's Simple Woman's Daybook.

    FOR TODAY ...

    Outside My Window~

    the sun is shining...kids are playing, mine are upstairs in their rooms playing, we don't like it here , any of us....so we long to get away

    I am thinking...

    how perfect this (the one we want to buy)m house is and how we NEED to be there, the breath and to live..


    I am ...
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  3. Or maybe not

    by , 07-29-2008 at 10:49 AM (Changing my tune....sahm to part time working mom...)
    I decided work wasnt worth it, the kids are out of sorts, the saving accts are getting higher, we're all more tired and cranky, AND I MISS BEING HOME...

    so i gave my notice that aug 15th is my last day

    then.....

    our landlords are selling the house we can move now or in february...

    we talked to someone who said they might be able to get us a mortgage...

    we found our dream house in the town where the kids go to school (closest ...
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  4. Oh yay, we have a "blog" feature!!!

    by , 07-29-2008 at 09:46 AM
    Getting our finances under control was *the* big goal I made for myself this year, and with so many things that's happened, it's been a bit difficult to keep on top of my budget.

    But I pulled it out again last week, and updated amounts and wrote down all our bills, etc., etc.

    The good thing is, that we have money to pay all of our bills, with some left over, the bad news is, we've had to use some of our EF, during the move and getting settled.
    Which really stinks. ...
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  5. A Little Bit about myself

    by , 07-28-2008 at 10:43 PM
    I'm new this blogging thing, so bear with me as I explain who I am.

    I am a big hockey fan, mostly because of my husband. When we met he had season tickets to the local hockey team and played roller hockey. So, I now go to all the games for the local hockey team and also to most of his games. Last year, we got involved with the Booster Club. Dh know's a couple people in it, the current VP and his wife. We sit near them during the games. So, this year, dh was elected as a Member ...
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