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  1. Is It Just Me

    by , 09-22-2008 at 01:28 PM
    Am i the only one who spends alot of money at Christmas time I have 4 kids ds 35 ds33 dd31 ds 19 and a wonderful son in law. I always give them money and some surprises they still like to open things even as old as they are I save all year for this holiday and I always geive at least 500.00 in cash each and extras I want to do it and I am neither bragging or complaining but it seems like Im the one whos out of whack I also have a brother and my parents so it is always an expensive holiday do you ...
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  2. I wanna be DEBT FREE!!

    by , 09-22-2008 at 12:46 AM
    So, I just signed up today and don't know where to post this... I just need to type it out and maybe it'll be real since I spend hours and hours over the past year going over the numbers, making a budget and not sticking to it... Any suggestions and naggings will be well received

    Here's my short story, I dated a guy and did a stupid... In 2006 I paypaled him over 15K (from credit cards) to help him start up a business, well he's gone and so is my money... I'm not going to sue because ...
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  3. September Shopping Trip #3

    by , 09-21-2008 at 08:50 PM
    I did my weekly shopping trip today Sunday instead of Saturday because I was so busy yesterday. I went to Dillon's.

    Bisquick $3.35 - $1.00 coupon = $2.35
    Sunkist Fruitsnacks $1.88
    Thin Spaghetti $1.94
    Mostaccoli $1.59
    Salisbury Steak frozen dinner $2.19
    Chicken Fettucine frozen dinner 3 @ $2.20 = $6.60
    Skim milk $1.49
    Frozen Mixed Veggies $1.00
    Steak Fries $1.69
    Shredded Parmesan Cheese $4.15
    Country Gravy Mix ...
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  4. 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
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    Updated 09-21-2008 at 03:19 PM by Lady_V

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  5. 9/17/08 to 9/21/08

    by , 09-21-2008 at 01:21 PM
    I have been pretty busy lately and haven't been online much.

    9/17/08 - Dh's mom made us some of her Enchiladas. She brought over the recipe, so I can make them whenever I want. They were really good and she made me special cheeseless ones.

    9/18/08 - We had Tuna Helper tonight as planned. We had the Creamy Brocolli flavor as DH says we have 5 of them in the cupboard.

    9/19/08 - I decided I didn't want to cook and we had plenty of leftovers in the fridge. ...
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