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April White
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Same Thing, Different Year
Back in 2013, both Hubby and myself were laid off from our respective jobs within a month of each other. We had some indication that it was coming, but not really any notice. This period of unemployment really put us in a bad financial spot, and made it dif...

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Summer's End
We're heading into the last final days of summer holidays and the weather is starting to feel more and more like autumn. We are still having some very warm days, but the nights seem to be cooling down and the heat just isn't as oppressive as it was earlier ...

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Thoughts on Budgets and Other Things
Budgeting is something I do typically with pencil and paper in a notebook that I have had for years. Each month gets its own fresh page, and I list our expenses in order of importance (to me), top to bottom. On the side, I note when our direct deposits hit ...

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Knitting
Slippers are always a fun knit! Dishcloths are my go to projects. Sleepy Bunny Buddy - super soft and cuddly! A Christmas present in the making. A shawl I made for a gift. Look at the colours.

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Batting Down The Hatches
With the reset, I feel that I should start over with some, if not all of the frugal things that I have experience with. Then I can add in new ones that I find. First off, budgeting. I prefer to call it a Spending Plan instead of Budget, but the truth of the...

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Reset
It been ages since I wrote on this lovely little blog. I ventured out into the bigger world of domains, and ended up with a couple of blogs elsewhere; one just for blogging about life and money and the other one was about my adventures in business. I still ...

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Native Funerals as Family Reunions
I found this diamond in the rough type of article the other day, and I'd like to share it here with you. Please take a few minutes to read it before you read the rest of this blog post. I'll wait. http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/03/26/native-...

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After A Loss
As a part of the sandwich generation, ten years ago I was in an incredible situation. My mother was in Palliative Care and declining rapidly. I had obligations to take care of that concerned her, I had my work obligations, and I had a family and home that I...

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A Comparision
Quite often in the industry, funeral professionals compare the concept of planning a funeral to that of planning a wedding. Yes, they are both major life events that can cost a lot of money, and there are about the same number of decisions that need to be m...

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