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The Art of Re-Gifting

“As you get ready for the holidays remember-it’s the thought not the re-gifting that counts.” Maxine-the Queen of Crabbiness Show of hands, please...Have you ever re-gifted something you received as a gift? I did it once and, not knowing any better, I broke one of the...

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Happy Thanksgiving

Hubs, Sonny and I wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving. Enjoy your time with family and friends. And if you're shopping on Black Friday at Amazon or somewhere else, be sure to do it with a plan. 🙂 Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, which means if...

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Ideas for Thanksgiving Leftovers

If your Thanksgiving dinner is anything like mine, you cook enough food to feed an army but you are only serving 6 people! Leftovers abound, and far be it from me to bypass an opportunity to turn already cooked food into another fabulous meal!

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Riding the Debt Free Roller Coaster

“You’re either in it for the long haul or you’re not.” Crystal Gayle Are you working towards clearing your debt and living more frugally? My journey started about a year ago and it has NOT always been smooth sailing. Unexpected expenses always seem to creep up at just...

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Planning your Christmas Shopping Strategy

“I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying ‘toys not included.’” Bernard Manning   This post contains affiliate links. If you shop using these links I will earn a commission at no additional cost to you. Thank you for supporting...

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I labeled this post “Teamwork” because that truly defines my family. We ARE a team, and a great one, at that.

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage?

"Listen to advice, but follow your heart." Conway Twitty Odd to start a post about paying off your mortgage with a Conway Twitty quote, but what he said resonated with me. I had a conversation recently with a friend who earns her living as an Enrolled Agent. I don't...

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