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  1. The Invisable Paycheck -- Day One

    by , 09-26-2008 at 12:02 PM (The Long Road, But Worth Every Step)
    Have you ever had dreams where you were surrounded by everything you could possibly want and/or need in life??? One where you had it all... because you could? One where money was no object because the world was yours for the taking???

    Ya... me neither.

    The Old Man gets paid today. Today starts the first --invisable paycheck-- which means for the next two weeks we have to live off what was left over from the last paycheck.

    I know I need to be responsable. Face ...

    Updated 09-26-2008 at 12:04 PM by Lady_V

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  2. Saving a Little to Save A LOT -- Part 2

    by , 09-25-2008 at 04:48 PM (The Long Road, But Worth Every Step)
    My coupons arrived today. I didn't even open the envelope, I grabbed DD and off to the store we went.

    I ended up clearing the shelves and buying 21 boxes (and I was right about the ever so pleasant cashier ).

    Before you get all harpy on me... it was paid with a DEBIT card, not a credit card. I don't have one of those evil things!

    I could just tell you my savings, but I'd rather show you...

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  3. Sometimes a Small Victory ...

    by , 09-21-2008 at 03:14 PM (The Long Road, But Worth Every Step)
    Today started out great. Then I got out of bed. The Old Man had mentioned something about needing kitty litter... ya whatever, don't talk to me before my coffee.

    After I shook off some of the sleepies, he invited me to go to Walmart with him. Huh? Why? The grocery store 2 minutes away sells litter...

    He started to list off all the things he wanted to get at the store. Wanted. Did we need new gravel for the fish tank? Did the fish even care that the gravel wasn't natural
    ...

    Updated 09-21-2008 at 03:19 PM by Lady_V

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