In December of 2010, 5 days before Christmas, unusual weather conditions in my hometown resulted in a higher water table — a water table that invaded my home and every other home on my street. We [...]
Last summer I was hanging out with the kids in the yard. My 9 year old son was playing with my cell phone, while my 2 year old daughter was playing with her water table. At [...]
I’ve been waiting for this day for a year and a half. After some bad customer service from DirecTV and some research that led to even more bad customer service stories, I’ve been waiting for my [...]
It’s been a rough week. We’re still adjusting to the fact that my mother-in-law is no longer with us on this earth. We’ve been working hard to finish school (today’s the last day!). My husband has [...]
Since this is my last post of the month, save for a roundup tomorrow, I thought I’d post the results of my expense tracking. We’re trying hard to pay off our debt, and it’s important to [...]
It’s been over a month since I received a rubber escrow refund check from my former mortgage provider, Taylor, Bean, & Whitaker. For those who didn’t catch the story the first time around, my husband and [...]
A week an a half after my escrow refund check from Taylor Bean and Whitaker bounced, my budget is finally back to normal. I still don’t have my escrow refund, but we’ve transferred enough money from [...]
Last week my Facebook account was hacked. Someone got ahold of my password, changed it, so I couldn’t get into my account, and then posted some pretty awful stuff that worried a lot of my friends. [...]
Apparently somewhere in the last half hour or so, someone hacked my Facebook account and posted that I swallowed a bottle of pills. It’s not true. I am fine. It’s a little disconcerting to know that [...]
This is one of those posts that come straight from the heart. I don’t write it to gain sympathy or even advice, but to keep myself honest. Honest with you and honest with myself. Even though [...]
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