Category Archives: Money

Fix or Replace-My Car Woes

Cars are the bane of my existence. First disclaimer is that I am admittedly mechanically challenged. Also, I was totally spoiled for a good portion of my life because my husband was a fabulous mechanic and car enthusiast and later … Continue reading

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Sinking Funds vs Emergency Fund

This used to be my favorite time of year because I was preparing to get a large tax refund. Now that my kids are grown, it’s not so fun because those big refunds are gone. This year I there’s a … Continue reading

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Vacation’s Over

Cruising Fun Back to reality. 6 days of fun in the sun and woke up the morning after vacation to snow on my car. It’s warming up a bit again now though so I’m not going to spend any more … Continue reading

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Dream Life

Recently I wrote about Dream Jobs. Today I’m going to write about your dream life. It’s a favorite topic of mine because I think everyone deserves to be able to live a dream life. Please note, NO ONE has a … Continue reading

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2023: New Year and New Goals

It’s 2023 and I’m excited. I love the New Year’s Holiday, it’s honestly my 2nd favorite holiday of the year. It would probably be bumped to the number one spot if it weren’t for the fact that I don’t generally … Continue reading

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Dream Jobs

  What’s your dream job? I’m going to take a guess here and say something pops into your mind fairly quickly when I ask this. I’m also going to guess that very few people will say their current occupation is … Continue reading

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Vacations, Surgery, and Money

I feel like I have a pretty dull, predictable life most of the time. It’s a very simple life for the most part. I work (a lot!), have book club once a month, and have a core group of friends … Continue reading

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A Lottery Ticket and a Dream

The Mega Millions jackpot last night was 1.28 billion dollars. That’s right, I said Billion, not million. I can’t even imagine winning a million dollars, let alone a billion dollars but it’s fun to plop a few dollars down for … Continue reading

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Summer Bucket List on a Budget

Yay!! Summer is here! At least that’s the general feeling for most people. I know I’m in the minority here but it’s really not my favorite season. I don’t do well with hot weather, my work schedule is extra busy, … Continue reading

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Putting In The Work

Have we gotten lazy as a society? Has our need for instant gratification affected our drive? Several commercials and advertisements lately have prompted this little rant from me today. “Work today…get paid today…” seen on several fast food restaurant signs. … Continue reading

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