Monthly Archives: December 2009

Goodbye to the 00s and the Decade of…

It’s hard to believe that there is only one more day left in 2009 even harder to believe that there’s only one day left in the decade referred to as the 00s. The internet is jam packed full of top ten lists, worst things of the 00s, best things of the 00s, Time magazine even [...]

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Get Ready, Set, Use Coupons!

As I mentioned on Christmas Day, one of my many fantastic gifts was a printer for my laptop. Sure, many people can’t wait to start printing their own photos or coloring pages, or whatever. I’m looking forward to being able to print out grocery store coupons. This of course can turn into an embarrassing endeavor [...]

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Happy Holidays Everyone!

As much as I enjoy people reading the blog, I kind of hope you aren’t today. Maybe you are hanging out with family or resting from all of the holiday havoc, better yet maybe you’re getting ready for the big after Christmas sales this weekend. I am doing a little of everything, resting and drinking [...]

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Thou Shalt Not Steal Unless You’re Poor

It looks like people aren’t happy with Rev. Tim Jones of England. He apparently told his congregation that it was okay for the poor to shoplift as long as it was from large chains and not small family owned businesses. Meaning I could steal from Walmart but not the corner store in my town. And [...]

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Dear Landline I Miss You

I don’t think it’s been a year yet since I ditched the landline, but lately I’ve been missing it and have been considering adding it back. One thing I hadn’t taken into consideration, was that my cell phone plan is on the lowest plan available (I’ve been cutting everything out, remember), which does not allow [...]

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Merry Christmas Moldy Rice

For no reason except for entertainment purposes, I have been researching and asking people what their worst Christmas gift ever was. Here is what I’ve found from the people I have asked. 1.  A condom- from a weed smoking aunt’s boyfriend. 2.  A flask and a travel mug…presumably for when you need to take your [...]

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How Much Is Your Child’s Christmas?

I’ve been wondering since Christmas shopping this past weekend if I I might spend too much money on my daughter. Being a single mother up to her ears (okay maybe just my chin) in debt, I always automatically assumed that my daughter was getting way less than everyone else. Funny how I hate that stereotypical [...]

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Shopping Update

Luckily, I was successful in getting the bulk of my Christmas shopping completed on Saturday, meaning I’m done besides miscellaneous things and odds and ends.  I think I have a piano teacher and a couple of others to grab something for and I still need a few extra things for my daughter. I also need [...]

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Christmas Shopping Tips

I received my Christmas bonus from work (which is going entirely toward Christmas presents) and my daughter will be with her aunt, uncle and cousins visiting Santa Claus tomorrow. The setting is perfect for some serious Christmas shopping. I do have goals in this endeavor, the main one being that I’d like to get my Christmas [...]

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Christmas Shopping Mission Impossible

I’ve just realized that I am a complete failure when it comes to Christmas. I think I mentioned somewhere around Halloween or even before, that my goal was to start Christmas shopping early and take advantage of sales to save money. Well, here it is December 9 and I have exactly 2 people finished for [...]

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