Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb 29 2012

Kroger Deal of the Day

You all know I love a good deal. So I couldn’t resist sharing some information on how you can snag some great deals this week at your local Kroger. How does free stuff sound? Come on– who doesn’t like FREE? Kroger is hosting a Cart Buster event from Feb. 26 through March 10. And from …

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Feb 27 2012

Paying off my student loans


After paying off our car loan and only $700 away from being credit card debt free, my next plan is to tackle my student loans. For some reason, paying off my student loans doesn’t give me that same “Yay I’m paying off debt!” feeling. On March 9th, we will be completely debt-free except for student …

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Feb 24 2012

February 2012: Where did our money go?

You may be thinking this is a bit early, but at the beginning of the year, I decided to coincide our budgets with pay cycles rather than the months. This works out a lot better for us, because we’re working with 4 week cycles and bill cycles. Since today is payday, that means our March …

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Feb 22 2012

On falling down on treadmills, having babies, and links

treadmill fall

On falling down on treadmills I saw this one guy totally eat it on the treadmill at the gym the other day, and he hit his chin on the part where your feet go–he hit it hard. The guy, who was in his early 20′s, was obviously in pain but I think his embarrassment made …

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Feb 20 2012

10-Pound Challenge Update: Week 4

Last week marked Week 4 of the 10-Pound Challenge, we are officially one-third of the way through. SO how’s it going? As of Week 4, I have lost 3.4 pounds. Not stellar, but at least it’s some progress. I know the rules to lose weight, but sometimes it’s hard to follow them. I am still …

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Feb 17 2012

What I will tell our children


The boxes have been packed and dropped off at the new house. The furnishings remain and will be taken today. By the end of this day, our shack will be empty, just like the day we arrived 15 months ago. There were many, many moments while moving into the shack that I questioned our sanity. …

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