Monthly Archives: February 2009

What do you plan for?

It am always interested to find out what people account for when planning their budgets. Some people only count food items whereas others allow for toiletries and health items in their food budgets. I will hold on to my receipts, … Continue reading

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Simple pleasures.

There are so many things I love about children. The only thing that really strikes me lately is their ability to enjoy simple pleasures. Our littlest son can find amusement in almost anything. If you give him and empty cardboard … Continue reading

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What is your budget?

We probably spend around $400 a month. Family of four with two boys who eat like the man! I buy my staples in bulk- oats, grains, baking goods, sprouted grain tortillas, yogurt, butter, raw cheese, beans, nuts, dried fruits, etc. … Continue reading

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Worried just a little bit.

Just about 2 years ago I purchased a laptop and for the most part it has been great. In the last couple of weeks it has started to act up. It doesn’t turn on every time I press the button. … Continue reading

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Delicious!

We decided a couple of weeks ago to try and use as many organic and natural products as possible. This has been a big change for our family. This isn’t to say we have totally made the switch but we … Continue reading

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How did I live?

It has been about two years since I purchased a Linksys router in order to go wireless. Looking back I don’t remember how I ever functioned. There is no way I could get my work done, home school our son, … Continue reading

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Gardening?

I was wondering if anyone else is planning their gardens already? Where I live it’s still snowing here, so hubby thinks that it’s funny that I’m already buying seeds. I went to our local Co-Op and the lady was putting … Continue reading

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Healthy cheap salad…

This is healthy and cheap which make this an ideal recipe for today’s economy and keeping a budget in line! 2 cans of mixed beans 2 cans of chickpeas 1 celery stick (chopped into rough pieces – not too large) … Continue reading

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Off track.

It is looking like I need to look into the best diet pill again. Given the recent stress surrounding the budget in our state I have been in a bit of a panic. Our governor is threatening massive layoffs and … Continue reading

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Mom of 14 is crazy!

Have you all been following this woman’s story? It just keeps getting better….. She has collected 168,000 in disability payments…stemming from an on the job injury in 1999. She filed an additional claim in 2001, when her car was rear … Continue reading

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Just a few minutes!

The time has come to bust out your Nooka watches because new information has come to light about working out! Did you know that in as little as 7 minutes a day you could be healthy? It may be shocking … Continue reading

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Teaching heart healthy.

I decided to teach my son about being heart healthy. We discussed what it means to be heart healthy and ways to keep your heart strong. We made a healthy meal and dessert of yogurt, fruit, and topping. We also … Continue reading

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