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September 2011

I Wanna Need LESS Money, Not More.

September 22, 2011

Read that again: I wanna need LESS money, not MORE.  I don’t know why it sounds like such an epiphany for me right now, but I’m really digging that thought process! :) We’re always talking about wanting more and more, and trying to finagle ways to bring it all home even faster  (*ahem* our side hustle series) but at the end of the day if […]

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Coupons Are Sexy?

September 21, 2011

I’ve been on this coupon kick lately, so I thought I’d try something new here at Budgets Are Sexy :)  I’m not sure how cool it is really, haha…, but maybe y’all can tell me after checking it out?  Maybe you’ll find it helpful too? A part of me thinks it’s just like all those other billion coupon code sites out there, but then again […]

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Are You Good at Returning Things?

September 20, 2011

If there’s one thing I usually hear over and over again from people, it’s that they need to get better about returning things. They always say it’s on their list, and they’ll be getting to it soon, but something tells me it never actually gets done ;)  Which is kinda weird to me cuz it’s more MONEY in the bank!!  And if you’re not using […]

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Our Cat Didn’t Die! Our Cat Didn’t Die!

September 19, 2011

For anyone following me on Twitter, you’ll know our 13 y/o cat – Bob – was barely hanging on to life this weekend. Thankfully he survived (this round, at least), but it’s always scary when your pets keep getting older & sicker, and you end up visiting the vets office more than you do Starbucks ;) You don’t wanna think about the impact it has […]

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5 For Friday: What would you do with…

September 16, 2011

Let’s do another 5 For Friday, shall we?  Haven’t done one of those in a while… I feel like I still need to get to know you a little more ;)  Soon enough we’ll be besties! Today’s theme is “What would you do with _____.”  And to play along, all you have to do is answer these 5 questions (honestly, and from the heart!) and […]

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Property Tax Bill Almost Gave me a Heart Attack!

September 15, 2011

Have y’all got your property tax bill recently?  Not sure if they’re staggered out to homeowners individually, or there’s some shotgun style they do them all in, but either way ours just came in and it almost gave me a heart attack!  I mean, I know that our home value’s been going down or at least leveling off over time, but this number seems pretty […]

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My Secret Loan From Mom & Dad (True Story)

September 14, 2011

None of you know this yet, but I’ve been keeping a rather salacious secret from you when it comes to my financials ;)  I don’t know why I did it at first, other than seeing how long I can keep something hidden for, haha… (and here you thought I spilled *everything!*) but after a while I guess I just kinda got used to it and […]

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Who Has a Bucket List? Who Wants $500 Towards it?? ;)

September 13, 2011

That’s riiiiiiiiiiiiiiiight!  Hitting ya hard with a crazy – never been done before -  $500 cash giveaway! To ONE lucky person! (Woahhhh! Who’s your favorite blogger?? ;)) Yup, we’re partnering today with the fine folks at Life Insurance Finder – an Australian group that helps people find out how much life insurance they *need*,  over how much an insurance salesman is going to *sell* them […]

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