Archives for August 2010

Bringing in a Little Extra Cash

If you have read my About page you may have figured out that we live on one income.  Extra cash is not a luxury around here, but there are other ways that we can get a little extra cash for the “little extras” we enjoy {Iced Carmel Latte with whip from Dunkin Donuts}.  Depending on […]

Integrity and Money

“No one will question your integrity if your integrity is not questionable.” -Nathaniel Bronner Jr. I have discovered that one of the most important qualities in life is having integrity.  According to the definition of integrity is adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty. Put more simply, it is doing […]

Life and Computers

Do any of you remember what life was like before computers?  It was a much simpler time.  School work was done in long-hand (that means written in your own handwriting for you younger folk), research was done in the library (with books called Encyclopedias), and your finances were done with the register in a checkbook […]

Crazy Busy Week!

I’ve got just a few minutes to put out this post. Baby is still sleeping, hubby took the other two to the park for a softball tournament and I think I’ve been on the computer longer today than I have ALL week! Here’s the scoop. I dropped off my MASSIVE load of consignment items this […]

Start Spreading the News…

What’s the next line? Oh yeah…”I’m leaving today”…NOT! Ahhh…New York City. A place…I’ve never visited. I have had layovers there, but never got to visit the city. Even when I only lived 3 hours from NYC, I still didn’t visit. Suddenly, an opportunity to go arrived! Some good friends of ours arranged a fabulous, no […]

Thrifty Decor Chick: Live like no one else

I follow Dave Ramsey on Facebook and he (or rather one of his social networking guru’s) posted a link to this blog. It’s a great read! Take a minute and visit this blog and know that it can be done…even if it’s not done perfectly!br /br /Enjoy!br /a href=””Thrifty Decor Chick: Live like no one […]

Teaching Finances to Children

The one question my husband and I get asked a lot is “How do you teach your children about finances?” Let’s get back to that in a minute… What surprised us when we took the Financial Peace University class is the statistic of college graduates not knowing how to handle money. Looking back on my […]