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Christmas Has Already Arrived for Someone in Our House

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With Christmas is just around the corner our house, much like many others, is filled with gifts, some wrapped, some hidden and some in plain sight. On Black Friday I bought myself a couple of pairs of Crocs that I … Continue reading

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Next Stop: Jell-O and Moth Balls

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No matter how hard we try to fight him, Father Time always catches up to us. I just didn’t expect him to catch me in the ice cream aisle at a local grocery store. Tammy and I were our way … Continue reading

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My Wife Gets Berry Crazy This Time of Year

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I’m not a big fan of Halloween (click here to see happened two years ago) but I can’t say the same thing for my wife. While she doesn’t necessarily enjoy all the little beggars trick-or-treaters coming to our door, she … Continue reading

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Gimme a Little Credit

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In our house Tammy runs the finances, which is fitting since she works in the financial industry, and, for the most part, she’s on top of everything. But then there are times when she forgets that she’s already paid a … Continue reading

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Couponing Success!! Thanks In Part to a Stooge

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I believe it was Confucius who said something about getting back up when you fall. Or maybe it was Vince Lombardi. But I think it was Curly Howard who said it best. “If at first you don’t succeed, keep on … Continue reading

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Couponing Is Harder Than It Looks

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Sometimes you can study and prepare for a situation so much that you think you’re ready for anything that is thrown your way. But when you are actually put in the game you crumble under the pressure. That’s what happened … Continue reading

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Overcoming Couponing Stage Fright

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A few days ago I uttered something to Tammy that I know she never thought she’d hear me say. Me: I’m nervous about going shopping. Tammy: What?! Why? Me: Because of this whole couponing thing. I don’t know if I’ve … Continue reading

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Extreme Couponing: My New Hobby?

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One of the “benefits” of not having a job is that I am able to watch things on TV that I might not otherwise see. A week ago I got to watch two girls wrestle in bar-b-que sauce for their … Continue reading

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I Think I’m Being Set Up

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You know that odd feeling in your stomach when you know something’s too good to be true, that something just isn’t right or that you’re being set up. That’s the feeling I had Sunday morning after a conversation with Tammy. … Continue reading

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Broken Resolutions, Wal-Mart and the Great White Death

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Everyone knows how hard keeping resolutions can be, but usually people are able to stick with them for the first few months of the year. I didn’t even make it through January. Back on New Year’s Day I wrote goals … Continue reading

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