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My “No-Spend Month” Challenge {Spoiler: I Survived and Target is Still in Business}

I freely admit that I like to shop. Clothes, shoes, books, fabric, sewing patterns, things for the house… It’s so much fun to pore over websites and through sale racks, trying to find a great deal. Plus, if you are buying for someone else, it’s completely guilt-free!  Okay, not really. Thankfully, my conscience and my […]

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Cutting the Cord: How to Live a Cable-Free Life

When we moved into our house 6 years ago, we went about the usual tasks of forwarding our mail, setting up garbage pick-up, and transferring our gas/electrical/water bills.  One thing we DIDN’T do, however, was purchase a cable package.  Yes, that’s right: we haven’t had cable TV in six years.  Now, before you stop reading, […]

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