Monthly Archive: May 2009

May 28

Thursday’s Thought

Two quotes from Benjamin Franklin to ponder… “Rather to go to bed supperless than rise in debt.”“Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.”Amen!

May 25

Thoughts on Memorial Day

Freedom Is Not FreeBy LCDR Kelly Strong, USCG – Copyright 1981 I watched the flag pass by one day,It fluttered in the breeze.A young Service man saluted it,And then he stood at ease. I looked at him in uniformSo young, so tall, so proud,With hair cut square and eyes alertHe’d stand out in any crowd. …

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May 16

Save Some Green at lunch time

Sick of brown baggin’ it to work? Need new ideas? Look no further. Kraft Foods has a new “Budget Wise” section on their website featuring creative and affordable meal solutions, including lunch recipes. Some of the great ideas: Tuscan Turkey Wrap 2 whole wheat tortillas (8 inch) 2 Tbsp. PHILADELPHIA 1/3 Less Fat Cream Cheese …

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May 11

What is a Mother?

What is a Mother? A Mother has so many things to do,From washing, ironing, cleaning to tying a shoe.She scrubs, she mends, she cooks and sews,She bathes the children and washes their clothes.When they forget to wash their faces clean,And their clothes are the muddiest you’ve ever seen,Who repairs the clothes and scrubs them like …

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May 07

Thursday’s Thought

“A man in debt is so far a slave.” Ralph Waldo Emerson -I think that sums it up pretty nicely, don’t you?

May 07

OAMC? You can do it halfway!

So, for those who know me personally, you know I’m big into freezer cooking. I don’t necessarily have the time to cook up 30 days worth of meals in one shot, however. Soo….I do it “halfway.” I’m big on saving money and saving time, so here’s how I do it: Making bean and cheese burritos? …

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May 04

Looking for Free Stuff? Here’s the place to be

Those looking for free stuff, look no further. Freecycle (TM) has swept the nation. It started out as a way to keep items out of the landfill, and has grown into more. People use it for economic and ecological purposes. There are freecycle groups worldwide, not just local to me. Check them out!

May 04

How does America Feel about the Economy?

Americans Report Economic Concern “Concerned” or “very concerned” about the effect of the recession on their personal finances 77 % Saving enough for retirement 49% Expect to pay off their mortgage before retirement 76% Own property and either have no mortgage debt or are paying down this debt 67% Source: February 2009 Opinion Research Corporation …

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