Tag Archives: Money

Checking to See if it is True!

I had to check. I wasn’t sure if it could be true. I had to log into the online banking system and see for myself. Yup. It is there: a direct deposit into our account. Hubbie’s First paycheck!! YEA!!! I … Continue reading

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Unemployed Christmas Survival Guide

If I had been more on top of things, I would have written and published this post before Black Friday, yet I didn’t think about it, so here it is now.  Better late, than never.  😉 I hope everybody had … Continue reading

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Stereos, Surround Sound, and Signs – Getting Rid of the Bachelor Stereo System and Fighting Nostalgia

After much protests by Hot Hubbie and Thing 1 and thing 2, we have finally sold the old, bachelor stereo.  The stereo that Hot Hubbie brought into the marriage 15 years ago-he brought a stereo, I brought a wok. The … Continue reading

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Sometimes, When it Rains, It Pours.

Sometimes, when it rains, it pours. Take, for instance, the past couple of weeks: #1  The gas gauge on The Dino (our 11-year-old family mini-van) decided to go funky on us.  It goes up…then it goes down…and then it goes … Continue reading

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