Tag Archives: budget

Jobs and Children

I mentioned in my goals update that I am still actively job hunting.  I was.  I think I may have to pause it for awhile.  One of the “in-process” applications has finally updated to “closed” – I assume I was … Continue reading

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Bills, Bills, Bills

Happy Wednesday.  We spent the past weekend at home, spent $0, and it was nice.  Despite that fact that both kids were sick, and they’ve now passed the bug onto me.  Thankfully it seems to be a 24ish hour bug … Continue reading

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The Woes of Homeownership

Oh I’m so mad.  I typed up this entire post and it disappeared, only saving a blank page.  Thanks a lot WordPress.  Certainly didn’t help my mood tonight! This week is not off to a good start!  We have the … Continue reading

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Weekend Recap

It has not been a great weekend. I’ll start with the absolute worst thing ever and end with some halfway good news… Worst Our family suffered the devastating loss of our beloved family dog, a 6lb Chihuahua we’ve had for … Continue reading

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Priceline (Agoda) Annoyance

Let me share my wonderful experience with Priceline!  I booked our hotel (for our upcoming road trip) on April 13th.  Including taxes and fees, my total was $159.12.  This is the amount I agree to and paid for in full … Continue reading

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Planning a Road Trip!

Spring break was a bust.  Illness, bad weather, just overall blah for everyone.  We haven’t had a family vacation since 2014 – before my youngest was born.  We’ve always cruised each year, it’s our ‘thing’ we do with friends and … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Grocery Pick-Up

Last week I tried out Wal-Mart’s grocery pick-up service for the first time.  It was spring break, and we were being pounded by some of the scariest thunderstorms we’ve had in years.  (Lots of tornados!)  The last thing I wanted to … Continue reading

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