Archive for October, 2007


I’ve been having a hard time staying away from temptation lately. I have what I call a stock of workbooks and curriculum ideas for the kids for homeschooling. I did get them all on sale or clearance but nonetheless, it’s enough to last us. That doesn’t stop me from browsing Amazon for new books or [...]

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Check Your Receipts

In less then 24 hours I’ve had two great reminders to check my receipts! Yesterday we bought frames and a couple of put it together yourself cube storage units. The storage unites were on sale and the frame would get to be on sale with the help of a coupon I had. We knew about [...]

Sunday, October 14th, 2007

Paint Results

We spent a total of $924.97 for painting the house over the three day weekend. That is $324.97 OVER budget. On one hand I’m very disappointed and upset that we went that far over – but we were $60 under for our paint support costs (paying someone to help plus food bought for him and [...]

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

Budget for Paint

In our budget we had two line items for paint – one for paint and supplies and another for payment for the guys we are paying to help paint (friends of my husbands) and food for them. I went today to Lowe’s to buy the paint supplies – and walked away after spending $150, my [...]

Thursday, October 4th, 2007