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  1. Snow Day and organizing the kids clothing

    by , 03-05-2010 at 11:58 AM (a step in the right direction)
    It is a snow day here, no school so the kiddies are home. They are enjoying their time off. We will probably play a game or 2 this afternoon when the baby goes for a nap.

    So last night I finished the Tightwad Gazette 2 section of The complete Tightwad Gazette, and I started TWG3.

    There is a lot of interesting stuff in there, but there is also a few things that does not really related to me because I am in Canada.

    At the end of TWG2 there was a section ...
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  2. What a day.

    by , 02-22-2010 at 04:13 PM (a step in the right direction)
    I feel like I have not stopped since I got up this morning.

    First I had to go to my grandmothers, and my husbands aunts to get the recyclables that they save up for us, because I wanted to get them all sorted, counted and brought in for exchange.

    So Once I got them all brought here to the house, I had to remove covers. My husbands aunt never removes them but I don't complain because she is nice enough to save them for us, and also because I keep the coke covers for ...
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  3. It has been an ok day

    by , 02-17-2010 at 12:41 AM (a step in the right direction)
    I have read over a hundred pages of the complete tightwad gazette so far. Some of the stuff is geared towards the US so it wasn't relevant to me, but I am learning a few things in the book.

    I got some great deals for Christmas 2010 and am ahead of the game for where I need to be right now with that. I am very thankful.

    I paid down some debt, not a big amount, but better then nothing. I plan to pay down more on Friday.

    I added my first 45 dollars to ...
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  4. got my

    by , 02-15-2010 at 08:12 PM (a step in the right direction)
    The Complete Tightwad Gazette in the mail today!!

    YAY.
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  5. My 100th Blog post here

    by , 02-04-2010 at 05:37 PM (a step in the right direction)
    I just noticed that this will be my 100th blog post.

    First I will update my totals for some of the challenges that I am in.

    Change Jar: $61.20
    Penny Jar: $2.21

    Books....I have read 3 and am part way through my 4th.

    Fling 2010 in 2010, I have 159

    Coupon and sale savings:

    $38.19 coupon face value
    $149.75 Sale savings
    $186.20 Sales and Coupons Combined

    2010 Debt reduction Challenge: ...
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