This article was recommended to me by a friend and I thought I’d share. I didn’t expect to read anything new, but I did. Say these words – out loud – and then check the article to see if you’re saying them correctly. You might be surprised! Athlete Escape/Espresso/Et cetera Nuclear Prescription/Prerogative Utmost Candidate Sherbet [...]
Archive for December, 2011
A few months ago I read this article on saying “no” to purchases, and it has really stuck with me. I thought I’d share a quick tip that has helped us save about $20 in the last 2 months. It’s not a big number, I know. But if you’re looking for a quick way to [...]
Next week I will be posting my goals for 2012. I’m not calling them “resolutions.” For one thing, it’s cliche, which is annoying. I’m also like every other person in America – I don’t have good luck with resolutions. I’m bound to fail, and have bad days, and something about breaking a “resolution” is so [...]
As a stay-at-home mother of 5, I hear a LOT of kids’ TV shows. I could probably write an entire book on children’s shows on television: The Good, The Bad, and the Just Plain Stupid. My kids’ favorite cartoon fortunately falls into the “Good” category: Phineas and Ferb. Just in case you don’t watch children’s television, [...]
As soon as Christmas is over, the kids are counting down til the next one. If you listen closely, though, you can hear sighs of relief from parents all over the world. Instead of telling you the reasons I’m glad Christmas is over, I thought I’d show you: The [...]
Source: wisebread.com via Lindsay on Pinterest-Shopping at Marshalls I’ve written about spending money to save money before. This article from Wise Bread reminded me of that “scam,” but from a different angle. The email I received from Best Buy was a direct marketing email from the company trying to coerce me out of my [...]
I hope you and your family have a wonderful day celebrating the birth of Jesus. Today I’m thinking only about the blessings God has given us: mashed potatoes, children squealing over presents, family to celebrate with, a free and safe country. Have a merry Christmas!