Category Archives: Resources

Holiday Shopping for Kids Made Easy with Santa’s Hideout


I was just going to have the kids look in sales papers, catalogs, and online, and then write a list of desired items on paper– that is, until I received an email that talked about SantasHideout.com. Continue reading

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Peek Behind the Curtain: Details on the “Voice” Behind this Blog and Being a WAHM


Hello, all! Happy Tuesday to you. Hard to believe, but it is already the middle of October. Where has the time– and the nice weather– gone?! I wanted to share a little something with you.  Recently, I was asked to … Continue reading

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Let Your Fingers Do the Walking When You Pound the Proverbial Pavement


The job market has been bleak, and few will deny that fact.  But we have one advantage compared to previous times in U.S. history that jobs have been hard to come by, and that advantage is the Internet. The web makes it … Continue reading

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The Most Useful Thing that I Have Ever Ripped Out of a Magazine


I like magazines a lot.  And if I really like something in a magazine, I may keep the whole issue, but often I just tear or cut out the particular page or item that has caught my eye. A few … Continue reading

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Boost Your Chances of Snagging A Job In One Swift Step


I have been exploring the job market for basically the totality of 2011.  And I have discovered pretty much the same thing that many other unemployed or underemployed individuals have– the job market is very difficult right now, and is not really … Continue reading

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You’re Not Just A Number…Well, Then Again, Yes, You Are


What’s the score?  No, I am not talking about a sports game.  Maybe the question is better phrased as, What’s your score?  Credit scores have continuously grown in importance, influencing not only your chances of getting a loan, but even … Continue reading

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Have You Started Your Christmas Shopping List Yet?


Yes, I know it is the last day of August, and no, I am not crazy to be asking a question this early about Christmas shopping.  I do have a reason for it. Shopping lists used to be just a … Continue reading

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Eventually I Will Get It All Together– Mark My Words…


I used to work in a typical office environment with all of its luxuries, like Microsoft Outlook. Using the program all of those years to organize my emails, contacts, notes, to do lists, and calendars has made me quite spoiled. … Continue reading

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Belated Thanks Is In Order


I just wanted to say a quick belated thank you to CreditKarma.com (one of the BEST websites in the history of the world, by the way) for posting one of Live Simply, Live Thrifty, Live Savvy‘s comments on their blog as part … Continue reading

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Dealing With Debt When Damage Has Already Started


Anyone can fall into debt– to think otherwise is to fool yourself and set up yourself up for a potential downfall.  As people become more and more reliant on mortgages, car loans, credit cards, home equity lines of credits, student … Continue reading

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