As mentioned yesterday, here is my Christmas After Action Review (AAR). I am not going to go over my entire plan-that would probably bore you all to tears. Lets just say that I had planned on doing all our Family Christmas Traditions as well as your other typical endeavors such as mailing out Christmas cards… Keep Reading
Archives for December 2006
Just wanted to post this while I was thinking of it! This is more an organizational tip rather than a money saver per say-last year I decided to pack away my Christmas themed clothing and table linens with my actual Christmas decorations. It worked like a charm. Instead of getting buried at the back of… Keep Reading
I don’t know about you, but in my household planning, revving up for and executing the entire holiday season somewhat resembled a military operation. There were lots of moving parts. There were different folks with different missions (mostly Yankee Bill and I at this point, although Cici, Nana and others had their missions as well)… Keep Reading
Today there was a Festival posted over at Money Smart Life. There are 17 entries this week, which is pretty manageable. I am assuming that is due to the holidays. Head on over and take a look.
Busy Busy Busy here, but wanted to write something so you’d all know I was still around! Something we did- If you’ve got so many toys that the little ones haven’t even gotten around to playing with some of them yet, you may consider this. Put them away. That’s right-hide them. I took the tinker… Keep Reading
Yes, I actually feel guilt this morning for sending my little Princess off to school without a Christmas gift for her busdriver. What is the world coming to???
Sorry, forgot to post the Festival of Frugality link on Tuesday 🙂 . This is festival number 53 hosted over at Motherload, and there are 32 entries. I especially like the fact that she has the best posts listed at the bottom- that means with my pre-holiday business (2 school parties to attend today and… Keep Reading
***NOTE***edited to add this important info on 2-6-07****There has been a recall on the most recent version of the Easy Bake Oven. Please check out this link for info: CNN Money Article and Easy Bake Website. There is a free retrofit kit to fix the problem. Well, Princess wanted an Easy Bake Oven for Christmas…. Keep Reading
Well, I decided that $4.35 was worth the peace of mind of not having to pack a lunch for the rest of the week-we are all just enough under the weather that we are sleeping a bit later and getting ready, well let us just say that for this week it is worth the money… Keep Reading
I’m likely to be rather slow with the posting till after Christmas. We are busy, I’m sick (just a cold, but it is wearing me down) and I’ve got a bunch of paperwork to do for the theatre. So blogging may not get done very much. Don’t give up on me, I’ll be back around… Keep Reading