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Go Figure- Her two favorite Xmas Toys

December 30th, 2006 at 09:34 pm

Dad's Game Box

Plastic Maracass- Target's $1 Special

She's Climbing more than Stairs...

December 30th, 2006 at 09:31 pm

I wasn't expecting this "scene" because she's never seemed interested in this chair for climbing and she's very heavy. I'm actually impressed that she pulled herself up onto it! lol

Don't get duped

December 28th, 2006 at 12:07 am

I noticed...after too long... that I was being charged $41 a month for credit protection on a Citicard that I'm trying to pay off. And the minimum payment is almost $145 and the penalty is about $45 of that total minimum payment. So- on $4800 worth of incurred debt (including all of the penalties), I'm only paying about $60 towards the principal! I didn't ever ask for the credit protection- it's like insurance on your own debt. Ha!

I have petitioned to have all of the months I payed for the credit protection and all of the penalties incurred from it to be credited to my account. I bet that this issue won't be resolved for months!

What a mess...

Job Update

December 23rd, 2006 at 12:20 am

It's been almost 4 months since I've been back to work- if just for part time. And it's safe to say that I like my job. I'm one of the few people that actually like their jobs. What a shame.

Well- It's turned out to be a great strike of luck. I'm getting paid more than I did working fulltime at the public high school down the street. I'm very happy with my bosses and co-workers. The people I see, virtually every day, are pretty swell too.

I'm still on a mission to find another job for more income. Not to say we're "hurting" anymore. But- I may try selling Avon in my spare time for some extra cash. According to my friend, she did it- with online store- and it seemed easy and less time consuming...

We'll see...

Happy Holidays to all....

13 months

December 23rd, 2006 at 12:09 am

She's taking over...





Just when I thought I was gaining control...

December 3rd, 2006 at 02:50 am

I'm one payment away from cutting this card up into oblivion. And they had the nerve to turn it into a VISAtarget card! It's like the financial gods are throwing us more and more temptation. It's perfect timing as the Christmas Shopping season has started! Doh!

I will pay it off still... and cross my fingers that DH won't use the card often.

What's Cheaper than Walmart PhotoStudio?

December 1st, 2006 at 05:03 pm

My mommy's photography house!

Which one of these pictures went on our Holiday 2006 Card?



Jasmin's 1 Year old Pictures

December 1st, 2006 at 04:55 pm

I'm a budding photographer...not!

I'm just thrifty. lol

My first taste of CoolWhip

After all that hard work, I only have 6 toofises!

Daddy picked this gift especially for him...I mean, me. (wink)

Jasmin's First birthday!

December 1st, 2006 at 04:45 pm

We had a scrapbooking (memory making) themed party where all artistically inclined guests were encouraged to make a 7"X7" page for Jasmin's groovy 1st yr scrapbook I bought for her birthday. It was a smashing success despite my worries.

Creamers for your French Toast

December 1st, 2006 at 04:43 pm

I had a whimsical idea to use our soon-2-b spoiled vanilla half and half (creamer) for french toast to use up our older bread stash.

Voila! Flavored, no fuss breakfast! I bet any flavor would make tasty french toast.

V-I-C-T-O-R-Y

December 1st, 2006 at 04:40 pm

I paid off our Sears Card! May it burn in... well, you get the picture.