March 2011

I Broke My Rule and Lent a Friend $5,000

March 31, 2011

Remember how a couple years ago I decided to lend some family members money, even though I knew I probably shouldn’t? And I always preach about getting things in writing, and staying away from large sums? Well, color me stupid cuz I just broke all my own rules!  It’s just so hard to NOT help out a friend who really needs it, especially when you […]

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My brother buys a motorcycle. Without a license!

March 30, 2011

I don’t know what’s going on with my family lately, but they are keeping me entertained! Haha… first my sister goes out and buys a house out of nowhere (well, at least to me), and now my brother is the proud new owner of a bitchin’ motorcycle yet he doesn’t even have a license! ;) What the heck is going on?! Well you already know […]

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The Attack of The Used Car Disease…

March 29, 2011

My poor caddy is a beast. I love her to death, but man she’s getting old. 18 years into her prime and she’s just not as peppy as she once was! *tear* We went to the doctors the other day (National Tire and Battery), and she’s now a proud owner of a brand new heart (battery). It seemed she was trying to tell me something […]

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3 Months of Being The Boss and I’m Still Alive!

March 28, 2011

Can you believe that? It’s been OVER 3 months since that fateful day of getting terminated, and I’m still alive! Haha… How insane is that? I can tell you every last detail of that day as if it occurred yesterday, crazy man… But here we are. 1/4 into my “1 year plan” of not applying to *any* jobs, and I’m not eating Ramen and cereal […]

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The Starfish Story

March 25, 2011

I blogged about this over at Love Drop the other day, but It really applies to ALL KINDS of areas in our lives – not just charitable giving… Take a read, and then find a way that YOU can make a difference in someone else’s life today :) The Starfish Story, by Loren Eisley One day a man was walking along the beach when he […]

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My Sister Just Bought a House… Yay?

March 24, 2011

I know I should be happy for her right now, but the first thought that came to my mind was “Nooooooooooooo!!!! Get out and run for the hills!!” haha… and then I threw up a little in my mouth. J/K, but I would have had we been switched ;) If you haven’t guessed it already (or this is your first time on my blog), I’m […]

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Why Yes, I Do Accept Credit!

March 23, 2011

<– Check out this insanely awesome doo-dad I picked up (FOR FREE) the other day at SXSW. You attach it to your fancy iPhone and you can make fancy credit card transactions! WINNING!!! D’UH!! Haha… is Charlie Sheen still “in”? Seriously though, this little piece of technology is incredible – totally changes the game.  Having this in your pocket means you can literally accept money […]

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$1.00 Every Time I Say F*ck. Or $hit.

March 22, 2011

Yup, it’s LENT season again friends!!! Time to give something up like a good little Catholic ;)  Although disregard the fact I’m already 2 weeks late INTO Lent! (D’oh)  And because I’ve been turning into such a sailor lately, I’ve decided to ding myself $1.00 every time I spout out some of that colorful language I can’t seem to shake.  Which, according to my wife, […]

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Credit Score Showdown: J$ vs The Wife

March 21, 2011

I got a funny little call the other night. The Mrs. had received a package from Chase Bank a few days ago, and when she opened it on up she was surprised to learn that a) someone had ordered her credit score for her, and b) it was quite the large number! That person who had ordered it, unbeknownst to him (even though he probably […]

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Networking on the Dance Floor

March 18, 2011

What up what up y’allz! Back from that crazy place they call SXSW, and ready to get my blogging back on. Feels like I’ve been away from you for way too long – you better have missed me.  Cuz if not, well, I’d be pretty screwed… this is my full-time gig now ya know ;) There’s a TON I’d like to get out of my […]

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Hate clipping coupons? Try these 2 strategies instead.

March 16, 2011

(Article by S. Denise Hoyle) As an experienced couponer, I consistently save between 70% and 90% on my grocery bill, but couponing isn’t for everyone.  The amazing thing is that only about half of that savings actually comes from coupons, which means that you can easily save 35% to 45% on your grocery budget WITHOUT even using one! Here’s how it works – a couponer’s […]

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Keep your valuables SAFE and enter this Giveaway ;)

March 15, 2011

What up, what up my savvy friends! We got another cool giveaway to throw at ya today — PERFECT for anyone who worries a lot and/or who are just plain ol’ SMART (like me ;) I’ve been rockin’ the safes for 5 years now! W00T.) But today, unlike the time I shelled out $100.00 for mine, we are giving away one super sleek Sentry Fire […]

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Spend 15 Minutes Dreaming Up a Sexier Life

March 14, 2011

(Guest post by Dustin Riechmann at Engaged Marriage) Do you ever daydream about how you really want your life to look? Back in my bachelor days, I had a little more time to think about the future in between college classes and rounds of beer. But when I got married, life got busier plus there were two lines of thinking to try and get headed […]

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Love Drop #2 Vid: We Raised the $13,000!!

March 12, 2011

How crazy is that? Month two “live” and our Love Drop Team raised over $13,000 (and 3 iPads!) to help two boys with autism receive a service dog :)  They were beyond touched, and we literally did this in 1 month – that’s it.  If you were a part of it, THANK YOU! And if you WANNA be a part of it this month, stop […]

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