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Follow up on ditching cable - we love our Roku!

Several months ago I wrote about our ever-ending quest to find larger items to save money on. We finally “bit the bullet” and got rid of our cable. 643 more words

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Wash, store, and save! (Two favorite kitchen products)

We have many things in our kitchen that hardly get used, even though they seemed like such a good idea at the time. Getting cookies just right without burning seemed like a great reason to buy a cookie sheet stone, but I think we have used it maybe twice! 342 more words

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Now is the time to… (pre-Fall 2012)

The summer has gone by quickly and school will be starting in just a few weeks! So this is the ideal time to do certain things in your home and for your family: 340 more words

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Is your CO detector really accurate?

A few years ago on the last day of a Yom Tov (Jewish holy day) our carbon monoxide detector went off. We opened all the windows until the detector stopped beeping. 397 more words

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What does an oil change cost?

(Links checked 2/2013)

I know I am very guilty about not changing my oil enough. I know that changing my oil as experts recommend (every 3 months or 3,000 miles) will help improve the condition of my car and prevent breakdowns. 543 more words

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Preparing for the inevitable (Family Control Journal cont'd)

As you have all read, my father passed away two few weeks ago. Unfortunately, he did not have a will or a medical directive, so we have been scrambling to take care of his financial affairs and had to make decisions at the hospital without knowing what he would have wanted. 460 more words

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Getting ready for baby - the registry

My youngest boys are four, so I often forget to cover baby-related items on my blog. To make up for that, I am starting a series of posts related to savings on getting ready for baby. 528 more words

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