No Real Post Today – First Day of School

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First Day of 7th Grade silly

No post today – taking the day off because it’s J-Bear’s first day of 7th grade.  (Truth be told, I should have written this earlier this week, but we were busy getting ready for today!) J-Bear got glasses yesterday.  He keeps asking if they make him look smart.   Here are the obligatory first day… Read more »

INTRODUCING: Josie

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Meet Josie

Rather than re-introduce Josie (name changed) – I’m going to re-post something I’d written a while ago.  I posted it originally on my personal Facebook page, then later it was posted on Money Saving Queen.  I don’t think I could possibly write anything better about our sweet girl. (This is just as it appeared on… Read more »

Save Money Online

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Save on Online Purchases

I already told you about my favorite way to save at Amazon, but now I’d like to share some websites that I use to save money online at other stores.  It’s hard for Shop-a-holics like me to take the time to research and find a good deal, but I have learned that these few simple… Read more »

INTRODUCING: J-Bear

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Meet J-Bear

J-Bear (name changed) is the baby of my family – although he is 12 years old now, and looking more like a teenager every day! J-Bear is such a fun kid.  He enjoys all things retro.  His iPod is full of classic rock (The Beatles are his favorite).  He loves to learn old games and… Read more »

Saving Money With Matchups

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Using MSQ Matchups

UPDATE:  I can no longer recommend Money Saving Queen.  Follow the link below for more information.  I will update this post as soon as possible to new links for saving money with matchups.   I have been singing the praises of the Money Saving Queen for several years. I have lots of friends who say… Read more »

INTRODUCING: J-Ella

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Meet J-Ella

The next person I’d like to introduce to you is my daughter, J-Ella (name changed). (Senior pictures by Clear Lens Photography.  If you are near Atlanta, they are amazing!) When she was little I used to tease her by singing “J-Ella, Dressed in yella, Doesn’t wanna, Kiss a fella” and she would say “J-Ella, Dressed… Read more »

INTRODUCING: Mr. Fix It

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Meet Mr. Fix It

When I began this blog, I promised that you would get to know my family… So, I would like to introduce you to my sweet hubby – Let’s call him Mr. Fix It (names changed to protect the not so innocent ;)) I’m calling him Mr. Fix It because this man can fix anything, build… Read more »