Tag Archives: Saving Money

The Familiar Crackle of Old Elastic

The other day I grabbed a swimsuit out of storage and when I went to step into it, I heard a crackle.  It was the elastic.  The old elastic in the seams of the swimsuit.  It was crackling as it … Continue reading

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Keeping Hot Hubbie Busy During His Unemployment

We were not long into the unemployment when I realized I would need to find a way to keep Hot Hubbie busy.  (now, get your mind out of the gutter, this is a family friendly site!)  He had so much … Continue reading

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Pivitol Moments in Life.

We always hear these questions: Do you remember where you were when JFK was shot?  (I don’t, I wasn’t born.)  How about the day the Challenger exploded on takeoff?  (Now that one I remember.)  Where were you when you heard … Continue reading

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Delayed Gratification, Very Delayed.

So, I thought I was crazy, until I got a comment on a post.  I am glad that I am not alone. What am I crazy for doing?  Lists.  Mental lists.  Scribbled lists.  Deliberate lists.  Some lists are personal in … Continue reading

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