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Active Menu Planning

My husband was talking to his friend, and this friend told him that he and his wife were actively trying to save money on food. They decided that for the month of September they would only eat out on Friday and Saturday nights, and eat in and cook the rest of the week. Just by [...]

By | October 6th, 2009|family, Finance, food|11 Comments

1 Year and Credit Card Debt Free!

Pop the Champagne! It's time to celebrate!!! A little while back I posted about the fact that I have not used credit cards for 1 year! That trend is still going, but now it's time to celebrate an even bigger accomplishment. Being Credit Card Debt Free!!!!  Yesterday my husband went to the bank and paid [...]

By | August 5th, 2009|Finance|6 Comments

1 Year Credit Card Free!

Those that know me know how much I hate credit cards. I honestly believe that giving people credit who don't deserve it is the reason this country is in the predicament it is in today. And even if you do deserve it?? If you can't pay it in full every month then you can't afford [...]

By | June 9th, 2009|Finance|8 Comments

Me Vs. Sprint: Jen- 0 Sprint- 1

I have had many a battle with phone companies. I was a Verizon subscriber for many years, but after a huge falling out, I refuse to ever have Verizon Cell phone service again. (Down With Verizon!). After I paid to leave my contract with them, I switched to T-Mobile. I LOVED T Mobile and had [...]

By | May 29th, 2009|Finance|5 Comments

Store Brand Vs. Name Brand

Most will tell you that I am a very frugal person, and some will flat out call me cheap. That's fine. I can take it and embrace it. Name brands don't normally impress me when it comes to clothing (ok sometimes they do), but when it comes to household products and groceries, I find myself [...]

By | April 15th, 2009|Finance|3 Comments