Is everyone still alive out there after all these weeks of deprivation?
You have done so great!
Guess what? Your favorite Great Uncle Joe has been feeling sorry for you and the family, struggling with the budget and the menu and all.
Yesterday when you were visiting him at the nursing home...
To all that are playing the $10 game ~ fantastic job!
Let's kick things up a notch. Help out others who are running out of ideas.
Put on those thinking caps- and let's go.
The challenge: recipes that require only 2-3 ingredients, TOPS!
(That is not 2-3 main ingredients and then spices...
Yea for all of you that took the challenge and came up with some great ideas to make a bad situation liveable.
Imagine that you and your family have been on this challenge for the past 6 weeks. And you really see no end in sight. You are looking at living like this for many more months to...
Aloha!! Has anyone else noticed that my skills are much better at starting the week with lists than the follow through? Well, I am not done with this yet and I am back at it again this week!!
Week of April 22, 2012 Sunday...
My husband changed jobs last Sept and now is paid salary. I am self employed and my pay can vary quite a bit. Is it best to start with a weekly budget vs a monthly budget? Also, I am locked in on my directv acct , how do I go about getting my bill lowered or out of contract? I believe it is for...
Easter Sunday - what a great way to start a new week!! I used the goodness of today to put various parts of my life in focus and am ready for Monday!! All I have left to do tonight is to color my hair.
1. Cut out blue dresses
2. Finish white blouses
3. Walgreens - check Easter sales...
The challenge is to find a new way to save money or make money to add to your debt payments.
A month ago I decided to apply for a line of credit because those are usually lower then credit cards interest rates. I was approved at 8% compared to my Visa's 11%. So I transfered the ballance from...
Starting the second quarter of 2012!!
1. Weekly menu planning
2. Weekly wardrobe
3. Clean out my car
4. Clean up sitting area of living room
6. Organize working projects
7. Start sewing pa'u costumes
8. email accountant re taxes
9. pay bills
1. Send home progress...
Okay, I really need this to stay focused.
1. Register new printer
2. Get in touch w/ OM re: discount not taken on new printer
3. Check OM for sale on post it notes - need 17 for swap
4. Shop for groceries for Mousaka
5. Take sewing machine downstairs
6. Check progress reports
7. Print progress...
One load of laundry
Change out puppy pads
Clean out back of truck
Take pic of Angus' graduation
Wash blankets on bed
Write up grocery list for coming week
Start mom's socks
Wash bird cage towels
Figure out how many push-ups/sit-ups I need to do to catch up
Repack gym bag
Email sister re...
Do 100 situps
Clean Kenya's cage
Clean Froggy/Herbie's cage
Hose off trays in spare cage
One load of laundry
Re-pack gym bag for coming week
Add two new episodes to iPhone
Put away clean socks
Find sock pattern
Start socks for Mom
Prep back of truck for puppy transport
Let the little jobs begin!!
Put away dishes
Put away clean laundry
Take items to thrift store (on way out for Angus' training)
Drop off dry-cleaning (on way out for Angus' training)
Load of laundry
Rinse out ice chest
Return ice chest to truck
Re-pack gym bag
Well, week seven totally got away from me, so I am going to attempt to redeem myself this week! My competition is my spinal cord, which went south on me yesterday, and has me hobbling around and wishing I had a walker. The good news is that the waves of jaw-dropping pain hit me about every...
Put away all dishes
Wash load of laundry
Check at post office for missing package
Hose off deck
Damp mop bedroom floor
Go through mail and toss junk
Bring in more firewood
Bring Vittle Vault upstairs
Move sugar into vault
Toss dead plants off deck
Inventory Girl's meds...