Life Lessons I Learned from Debt Freedom

February 26, 2013

Tweet This post is dedicated to Mutant Supermodel, who reached out to me and  told me my posts were missed.  Thank you for the inspiration to put pen to paper again. So a lot has happened since my last post a few months ago. Babci was in the hospital a couple of times (she is […]

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Life Changing Advice – Part 3 Networking

October 1, 2012

Tweet In my last post about life changing career advice, I decided that networking needed a post of it’s own.  It’s that important. How many times have you heard the phrase “It’s all in who you know.”  From almost the first day I stepped foot onto the Corporate landscape, manager after manager would drill into […]

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Life Changing Advice – Part 2

September 19, 2012

Tweet I promised to follow up my last post with life changing advice I received relative to a person’s career.  As I look back, I’ve gotten some pretty awesome advice and people in my life made a big difference in the choices I made.  My parents didn’t have much to go on, so I had […]

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Life Changing Advice – Part 1

August 24, 2012

Tweet I’ve read a couple of articles recently that inspired me to be a little introspective today.  Growing up, my parents were constantly spewing advice and world views that I thought was bat-shit crazy half the time.  I made great efforts to try to ignore them and  by the age of 13, I decided I […]

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Top Seven Ways To Save Money

August 9, 2012

Tweet I’ve been asked to come up with my list of the top ways I’ve saved money over the years.   When I think of my big budget busters, they have always been, house, car, and food.  I’m going to try and take a fresh twist on the subject, with the premise that  spending a little […]

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Being Too Chicken To Try New Things

July 16, 2012

Tweet Babci’s chickens finally moved into their new 4×8 shed that I spent the last 2 months building. I still have to put up some trim around the doors and windows but it is fully functional.  I’ve dubbed it the “Taj Ma Fowl” as it’s a huge upgrade from the rabbit cage that the chickens […]

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Chicken Sagas and Hobo Homes

June 18, 2012

Tweet So I’ve been spending every spare moment these last few weeks obsessing about my mom’s chickens.  The latest chicken permit hearing was last week and that in itself is a crazy story.  My town has what I’d call a process that’s almost impossible to comply with, mainly due to the cost.  Currently, applying for […]

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Stupid Designs and Some Suggestions

May 30, 2012

Tweet This past weekend was a long one and I took an extra day off from work so that I could get some much needed yard work done.  I was hoping to get started on my mom’s chicken coop as well, but alas, a large crack in her garage foundation that ran the length and […]

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Funks and Allowing yourself to Rest

May 22, 2012

Tweet I often remind myself of the Hare from the Tortoise and Hare fable. I run around like a madwoman for weeks or months on end and then I  crash for a while, just to do it all over again.  Over the past couple of weeks, all I’ve wanted to do with my free time […]

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Useless and Beloved Living Spaces

May 9, 2012

Tweet I can’t help but comment on my house hunt yet again.  It’s been frustrating on many levels, but today I wanted to touch upon the crazy and useless spaces in today’s McMansions.  Because I want to find a place with in-law apartment potential, I’ve been looking at homes in the 2500-4000 ft2 range.  Today […]

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