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Old 02-16-2013, 09:05 AM   #2146
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You are an inspiration to me to get my pantry organized. Every time I open the doors, I think "I really need to clean this out", but I'm usually doing something else at the time. I did just clean off my desk so I can get the taxes started though

I have lots of duplicate spices too. One of my cousins works for McCormick spices and she used to give me gift baskets with spices. I don't think I've bought any spices for quite a while. My youngest dd, Shannon, organized them all for me and put them in alphabetical order. Most of them are in a shelving unit that hangs on the door, so they are easy to find.

I know you are anxious about the surgery and anthestia coming up this week. I think the anxiety and apprehension will be way worse than the actual event. Try not to dwell on the "might bes" too much. Go out and have a snowball fight with the girls and Josh!

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But there's no app for it...right? You just go online and I have to blow it up so I can read it and then I can't see the whole screen so there's constant moving left-right and up-down....it drives me crazy. But on my phone app I don't have smilies...oh the dilemmas I face

D only $160 every two weeks? Tell me your secret! We are more than that for one week and we only have 3. Even if we make a list and stick to it with coupons! This is an area I am in serious need of help. I just can't get our grocery bill down
Honestly - this saving $$ thing is all really new to me...

The first thing that "saves" us $$ is that we buy all of our meat in bulk - so there are very few instances where I ever buy meat at the grocery store. Meat is never figured into our grocery budget - because it's a seperate line item that we save seperately for - but when we do buy it - we usually pay about $400 which gives us meat for about 6 months (dinner every night for a family of 4). There is no way, if I had to purchase meat on top of this, that I could make the $160/bi-weekly work. The only meat items that we don't purchase in bulk are the bagged chicken breasts, fish (which I don't normally buy unless it's Lent - which is it now - so I had to this week), and things like lunch meat and hot dogs (which I only purchase at the meat market)...

So, what I've been doing lately is clipping coupons. Please do not think I am some super coupon gu-ru, because I am not. There is NO way I could do this with out bff's help.

I peruse Target's website almost daily - as they are constantly adding and subtracting coupons. Target's coupon policy is 1 Target coupon and 1 manufacturer coupon can be used per item. Normally, Target's website allows you to print 2 coupons of each coupon per computer... So, if you are like us and have 2 computers, you could potentially print 4 coupons of each - which I don't normally do, unless it's some sort of uber good deal.

Then, I also get the sunday paper... clip those coupons... I don't clip anything that we wouldn't use normally - unless it's something I want to try.

I know that I always shop on the Friday of pay week... So, the previous Sunday, I take all of the grocery store ads and the Target ads, and I plan our bi-weekly menu off of the sales in those ads. Once I plan our menu - I go through our cabinets to see what we have here and what I need to buy. Then I make my master grocery list. Once that is done... I reference the ads again - to make sure I am getting my items from the store with the best deals.

Most of the time, the bulk of our groceries are purchased at Target... With their ad match policy and my discounts + coupons, usually their prices can't be beat. And to be honest - they do a great job of shopping their competitors, and anything that I've ever planned to ad match - I haven't had to, because they have already done a TPC on it.

Produce I always buy at the grocery store - not Target - their produce it just too expensive, as a rule.

So, here is our bi-weekly menu for the next 2 weeks... I do not plan specific meals specific days, I just plan 12-14 meals and I choose whatever I feel like making that night from this list. It is always assumed that we will have 1 night of left-overs... and since it is Lent, we will have 2 fridays of fish. So, technically - there are 14 meals planned for that list, but only 12 listed.



And this is the grocery list I shopped off of yesterday made from the above menu, when I make my list - I notate in parenthesis what kind of coupons I have - you can kind of see where I have (coup + T coup)... Which means I have 1 manufacturer coupon and 1 Target coupon. I also notate how many I need to purchase to make my coupons valid and if there is a size requirement. Then, I also notate my price matches by **PM - then the price, because then I know when I grab it off of the shelf if I need to pm it or not.




I knew this would be a grocery trip that was above and beyond our normal budget, just because there were so many great deals - and there were many things I purchased that were not part of the current bi-weekly menu plan but... The BOGOs were incredible... And I was super happy to get the deals I was able to get.

I also purchased many health and beauty items because the coupons I had made them very inexpensive. Normally - H&B is also a seperate line item on our budget, however, it was not this week.

I think that the most important thing is that I have been building our menu based off of the sales, then making my list based on the sales & coupons too... It's a TON of work and a TON of planning - which I don't always have the time to do (which is where bff comes in) - most of the time I give her my list and she does the research - this grocery trip was the first time I have ever done everything on my own.

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Sounds like it all comes down to planning....I need your bff too! Thanks D. It really was a big help. I love Target, but our closest one is an hour away. In fact our closest grocery store is 45 mins away...so it really takes some good planning. Then having a 6 yr old in tow makes it oh so much fun!
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Wow, very impressed with your grocery shopping bargains! My grocery budget is about $150 per week for the 4 of us. Of course, that includes feeding all 4 of us 3 meals per day plus snacks. DH works from home so he eats lunch here every day and my girls carry their lunches to school too. I'd do better if I planned out my meals for 2 weeks like you do but I generally only plan for one week at a time.

Don't worry about the anesthesia making you sick. Just tell them when you are at the hospital. They can inject stuff into your IV that will keep you from getting nauseous. Also, I know that codeine makes me particularly sick so they always put a band on me saying that I am allergic to it. That way they don't use anything with codeine in it.

I found the gall bladder surgery relatively easy and I hope it is the same for you.
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WOW!! I wish I could become that organized!! Meals consist of whatever I happen to pull out of the freezer and whatever happens to be in our cabinets at the time!!

Glaed you were able to get a nap in!!
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I like how organized your list is! I was really into couponing and have fallen off the wagon, but tomorrow I'm going to pick up the paper and get back on track. I can no longer use the holidays or moving as an excuse! And I must save for Disney!
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One thing that is a combination of the surgery and grocery shopping...did you get the extra stuff that you will need after the surgery?

The one thing about the recovery from that thing...you have NO appetite for weeks...you have to be careful about what you eat, and for the first day or so I could only eat clear liquids. Then the trick is to gradually work up to eating regular foods...I still heat less than half a meal at each sitting... no appetite at all (which makes me furious that I am still not loosing weight!)

For me, it was jello and sprite for several day...and only when they forced me to eat. Then I worked my way up to pudding and yogurt. Might want to think about it.


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No - I did not think of this... I did ask the surgeon about a special diet, and he said I would be on clear liquids for about a day, then soft foods for about a day and eating normally by the 3rd day. Yikes - I didn't plan for any more than that.

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You are an inspiration to me to get my pantry organized. Every time I open the doors, I think "I really need to clean this out", but I'm usually doing something else at the time. I did just clean off my desk so I can get the taxes started though
I try to do this a few times per year... My issue is that I don't have a lot of storage space... In our old house - I had an entire room for a pantry... So to get it all down to 2.5 cabinets and a modified broom closet (shelves added for canned goods) - it's been rough. So, if I get too much stuff in there - I don't have room to put anything when I get home, it was definately time to purge.

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I have lots of duplicate spices too. One of my cousins works for McCormick spices and she used to give me gift baskets with spices. I don't think I've bought any spices for quite a while. My youngest dd, Shannon, organized them all for me and put them in alphabetical order. Most of them are in a shelving unit that hangs on the door, so they are easy to find.
That is awesome! I thought about getting something that hangs on the door... I do plan to get another one of those bins to use for spices... Right now, I have all the meat spices in a temporary bin - so I would like to get those put into a coordinating one... Then I would like to get one more for the most used spices. Possibly today when we run to town?

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I know you are anxious about the surgery and anthestia coming up this week. I think the anxiety and apprehension will be way worse than the actual event. Try not to dwell on the "might bes" too much. Go out and have a snowball fight with the girls and Josh!

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Sounds like it all comes down to planning....I need your bff too! Thanks D. It really was a big help. I love Target, but our closest one is an hour away. In fact our closest grocery store is 45 mins away...so it really takes some good planning. Then having a 6 yr old in tow makes it oh so much fun!
Yes, planning in huge... And that is why I don't always do it, I just don't have the time.

What a bummer that Target is so far away from you.

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Wow, very impressed with your grocery shopping bargains! My grocery budget is about $150 per week for the 4 of us. Of course, that includes feeding all 4 of us 3 meals per day plus snacks. DH works from home so he eats lunch here every day and my girls carry their lunches to school too. I'd do better if I planned out my meals for 2 weeks like you do but I generally only plan for one week at a time.
Wow Diane! I don't know how you do it on $150/week at 3 meals a day... Yikes! Do you have any tips for me? Sounds like you are much better at stretching a dollar!

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Don't worry about the anesthesia making you sick. Just tell them when you are at the hospital. They can inject stuff into your IV that will keep you from getting nauseous. Also, I know that codeine makes me particularly sick so they always put a band on me saying that I am allergic to it. That way they don't use anything with codeine in it.
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WOW!! I wish I could become that organized!! Meals consist of whatever I happen to pull out of the freezer and whatever happens to be in our cabinets at the time!!

Glaed you were able to get a nap in!!
That's how I was last year... This is sort of a new concept for me - something I started with the new year. I was the type who would open my cupboards at 4:30pm and just pull something out. Very rarely would I plan any meals at all.

I will admit this is easier... The only hard part is that now I usually only buy for those specific meals, so if someone is hungry for something else and decides to make it (ahem - Josh), and he uses the supplies I have purchased for another meal (or two) - then it messes up the whole menu for the week. This happened a few weeks ago, and it did throw everything for a loop.

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I like how organized your list is! I was really into couponing and have fallen off the wagon, but tomorrow I'm going to pick up the paper and get back on track. I can no longer use the holidays or moving as an excuse! And I must save for Disney!
Thanks! I hope you are able to get back on track... Truthfully - I am not that organized... I would like to be a little bit moreso.

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Another crazy day at our house yesterday...

I managed to finish my next bag, but I didn't get around to taking photos. I hope to do that this morning.

Josh took V up to the Mpls Convention Center for the Pheasant Show... She hopes to hunt with him this fall - if she can earn respectible enough grades to take the firearms safety course.

While they were there, Allison and I organized more cupboards...

I started with the "liquor cabinet" - which is a loose term... We also store other things in there like pitchers and our blender... The girls like to have smoothies for breakfast, and it's sometimes difficult for them to get the blender in and out... So Alli and I reorganized and made it easier to access.

Then we moved to the cabinet where I store napkins, disposible silverware, paper plates and misc extra small appliances... We managed to take everything out - donate a TON of stuff that we haven't used in years, and make room for most of the small appliances that we were storing on top of the fridge... It looks really awesome, and works so much better.

Then our last cabinet... The pots/pans/pyrex... We just reorganized so that everything fit.

It looks great and I am happy to have it done. Alli was an awesome help.

Then, Alli and I took a break to watch Forrest Gump - she has never seen it. I really think she liked it a lot.

Our plans last night were to go our for dinner with my next door neighbor... As things worked out - I took Alli too and she brought her dd...

As I was getting ready... Josh called - he and V were stuck on the highway - the Jeep had broken down. Thankfully - Josh knew it was starting to act up - so they were able to get out of the City. They were supposed to go to a hockey game last night, but decided to head home instead. Thankfully - they were able to get partially on the exit ramp before the Jeep died completely. So, I had to run up there to pick them up - I waited with them for the tow truck (it was cold) and I couldn't believe that the insurance company sent a flat bed... oh well - whatever - at least we didn't have to pay for it. In the foreground of the photo - you will see the rose Alli gave me for Valentine's.



So, not only is our oven dead... The Jeep is dead too.

The girls and I were supposed to go to the MOA with my bff today, but before we can do that - Josh and I have to run to town to get parts for his Jeep...

So, last night... Josh took the Edge and V to the hockey game... Then A and I went out for dinner with the neighbors - it was a lot of fun. We all came back here afterwards to watch "The Help" - it was a good movie. I'd read the book earlier in the year, but had forgotten parts of it - so it was fun to watch.

I'd forgotten to share what the girls gave Josh for Valentine's... Alli saw the idea on pinterest, and thought it was cute... She asked me to buy his favorite beer and decorated the box for him.



I hope all of you have a wonderful day today!

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I really love the colors of this one... and I really love the lining fabric! This one was ordered to be more of a diaper bag than a park bag.











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just stopping in to say hi so you know I'm alive I haven't reead much past few days
been crazy very cold here in fl 38 degrees right now
xrays taken past thurs really no change it was day 16 at that point so didn't expect much improvement just had a lot of annoyances had phone & internet access turned on for
house service has been on & off past 4 days apparently one computer in their office kept overriding 'connect service' with 'disconnect service' work order at one point one technician was up pole disconnecting while another was in house 'trouble shooting'

you can't make this stuff up a real 'Green Acres' tv episode
all good now

tomorrow I go to work 'light duty' not sure what that means my regular job is security, but no light duty in that dept oh well I'm nervous but have to put big girl panties on and deal
should be for 2 days a week until see dr again 3 weeks


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No - I did not think of this... I did ask the surgeon about a special diet, and he said I would be on clear liquids for about a day, then soft foods for about a day and eating normally by the 3rd day. Yikes - I didn't plan for any more than that.

I try to do this a few times per year... My issue is that I don't have a lot of storage space... In our old house - I had an entire room for a pantry... So to get it all down to 2.5 cabinets and a modified broom closet (shelves added for canned goods) - it's been rough. So, if I get too much stuff in there - I don't have room to put anything when I get home, it was definately time to purge.

That is awesome! I thought about getting something that hangs on the door... I do plan to get another one of those bins to use for spices... Right now, I have all the meat spices in a temporary bin - so I would like to get those put into a coordinating one... Then I would like to get one more for the most used spices. Possibly today when we run to town?

I know - I get so anxious every time I think about it - so i am trying really hard not to even let it enter my mind.

Yes, planning in huge... And that is why I don't always do it, I just don't have the time.

What a bummer that Target is so far away from you.

Wow Diane! I don't know how you do it on $150/week at 3 meals a day... Yikes! Do you have any tips for me? Sounds like you are much better at stretching a dollar!

That is an excellent idea... I will ask about that.

Thank you - I hope so.

That's how I was last year... This is sort of a new concept for me - something I started with the new year. I was the type who would open my cupboards at 4:30pm and just pull something out. Very rarely would I plan any meals at all.

I will admit this is easier... The only hard part is that now I usually only buy for those specific meals, so if someone is hungry for something else and decides to make it (ahem - Josh), and he uses the supplies I have purchased for another meal (or two) - then it messes up the whole menu for the week. This happened a few weeks ago, and it did throw everything for a loop.

Thanks! I hope you are able to get back on track... Truthfully - I am not that organized... I would like to be a little bit moreso.

************************************************** ********

Another crazy day at our house yesterday...

I managed to finish my next bag, but I didn't get around to taking photos. I hope to do that this morning.

Josh took V up to the Mpls Convention Center for the Pheasant Show... She hopes to hunt with him this fall - if she can earn respectible enough grades to take the firearms safety course.

While they were there, Allison and I organized more cupboards...

I started with the "liquor cabinet" - which is a loose term... We also store other things in there like pitchers and our blender... The girls like to have smoothies for breakfast, and it's sometimes difficult for them to get the blender in and out... So Alli and I reorganized and made it easier to access.

Then we moved to the cabinet where I store napkins, disposible silverware, paper plates and misc extra small appliances... We managed to take everything out - donate a TON of stuff that we haven't used in years, and make room for most of the small appliances that we were storing on top of the fridge... It looks really awesome, and works so much better.

Then our last cabinet... The pots/pans/pyrex... We just reorganized so that everything fit.

It looks great and I am happy to have it done. Alli was an awesome help.

Then, Alli and I took a break to watch Forrest Gump - she has never seen it. I really think she liked it a lot.

Our plans last night were to go our for dinner with my next door neighbor... As things worked out - I took Alli too and she brought her dd...

As I was getting ready... Josh called - he and V were stuck on the highway - the Jeep had broken down. Thankfully - Josh knew it was starting to act up - so they were able to get out of the City. They were supposed to go to a hockey game last night, but decided to head home instead. Thankfully - they were able to get partially on the exit ramp before the Jeep died completely. So, I had to run up there to pick them up - I waited with them for the tow truck (it was cold) and I couldn't believe that the insurance company sent a flat bed... oh well - whatever - at least we didn't have to pay for it. In the foreground of the photo - you will see the rose Alli gave me for Valentine's.

So, not only is our oven dead... The Jeep is dead too.

The girls and I were supposed to go to the MOA with my bff today, but before we can do that - Josh and I have to run to town to get parts for his Jeep...

So, last night... Josh took the Edge and V to the hockey game... Then A and I went out for dinner with the neighbors - it was a lot of fun. We all came back here afterwards to watch "The Help" - it was a good movie. I'd read the book earlier in the year, but had forgotten parts of it - so

I'd forgotten to share what the girls gave Josh for Valentine's... Alli saw the idea on pinterest, and thought it was cute... She asked me to buy his favorite beer and decorated the box for him.

I hope all of you have a wonderful day today!

D~
Totally love the Valentines day present it is a great idea.

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I really love the colors of this one... and I really love the lining fabric! This one was ordered to be more of a diaper bag than a park bag.

D~
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This is just awesome. I love the Lion King. Great job.
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Love the simplicity of the silhouettes on the bag.

I'm seriously toying with the idea of greater meal planning. I make dinner 4 nights a week sp that would make sense. The only problem is DH does the shopping. He will follow any list I make though.

I hope your March is better than your February. Wow.
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Hooray for cleaning out and organizing more cupboards! I really need to get to doing that too. But I'd much rather sew instead.

Your newest bag is great. The applique is wonderful and the inside fabric is perfect.
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RUTHIE!!!!!!!!!!! So glad to hear from you! My week has been so crazy - I apologize for being out of the loop for several days.


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I sure hope it's all figured out now and your internet is being good.

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tomorrow I go to work 'light duty' not sure what that means my regular job is security, but no light duty in that dept oh well I'm nervous but have to put big girl panties on and deal
should be for 2 days a week until see dr again 3 weeks
I hope all goes well for you tonight... I will be thinking and praying that all goes well for you. Please check in and let us know.


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Totally love the Valentines day present it is a great idea.

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This is just awesome. I love the Lion King. Great job.
Yes, that was a cute idea, I agree.

I really like this bag too, it turned out very nice - as usual my photos are wonky - but I am trying to overlook that.

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Love the simplicity of the silhouettes on the bag.
Thanks Ruth!

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I'm seriously toying with the idea of greater meal planning. I make dinner 4 nights a week sp that would make sense. The only problem is DH does the shopping. He will follow any list I make though.
That is cool... I think my DH would follow my lists? I am not sure though... Maybe he would if he knew there was a meal behind it.

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I hope your March is better than your February. Wow.
Me too... Thanks Ruth.

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Hooray for cleaning out and organizing more cupboards! I really need to get to doing that too. But I'd much rather sew instead.
I know the feeling... But I am glad that Alli and I did it... I used to do it every spring - but I didn't get to it last year... So it was really nice to get it done now.

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Your newest bag is great. The applique is wonderful and the inside fabric is perfect.
Thank you - I really love that interior fabric too.

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I didn't do too much exciting yesterday.

We went and purchased a new alternator for Josh's Jeep, and he installed it yesterday. It's up and running now.

He plans to get the part for our oven this morning... We are praying it's the thermostadt... This really is such a bummer, but we use our oven for EVERYTHING... Almost all of the meals I have planned over the next two weeks involve the oven - so I am really having to rethink how to prepare some of these things, and think outside the box. My bff was going to loan me her toaster oven, but I forgot it when I was at her house yesterday... So, I might end up making a trip up to her house in the next few days to grab it. We'll see if Josh is able to fix our oven today though. Thankfully the stove top still works...

The girls and I, along with my BFF went to the MOA yesterday... V had earned a MOA gift card with all of the tokens from her braces, and it was burning a hole in her pocket.

She ended up with a tank top from Gilly Hicks, and that is all. There was an adorable shirt at Hollister that she wanted, but it had a hole in the strap and that was the only one they had in her size... So, we will keep looking.

We also had lunch while we were there... We were home by about 3pm. We had salads for dinner and then we watched Water World with Kevin Costner.... I haven't seen it in years, and the girls actually enjoyed it. It's so nice that we can watch a little bit more "adult" movies with them now - and they acutally like them. Although - I am in the mood for Monster's Inc soon.

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Trip stuff...

Well, Wednesday is my ADR day... As of this moment in time, the WDW website is not working. So, I may end up calling in to get all of my ADRs.

Here is what we are trying for (in no particular order)...

CRT dinner
LTT lunch
TH breakfast (twice)
Sci-Fi lunch
Chefs de France lunch
CP breakfast
BoG dinner
Ohana breakfast
Chef Mickey's breakfast

There are several restaurants above that are new to us... CRT, Sci-fi, CdF, BoG & CM. Then there are a few of our must do favorites... LTT, TH, CP, and Ohana. I think we have a very good mix of new and old.

Josh and I had a good talk about this trip yesterday... I really have not enlightened him about the cost of this trip being double of what our trip was last year, or how much I have been stressing about how I am going to come up with the funds. Saving really isn't going as well as I had hoped it would, and I have had to dip into my trip savings for a few more things than I had anticipated... Josh assured me that after we purchase a few necessities for the house, that I will be able to put some of our tax $$ towards this trip. Hopefully airfare will come down, so that the cost is even less... Right now airfare really sucks.

I am very fortunate that Josh enjoys going on his hunting and fishing trips, and in turn, he tolerates the girls and I going to Disney. As long as we compromise and agree to allow each of us to do our own thing - with out questions - then each of us have no problems with using funds for that purpose. It's just really hard to choke down the cost of the girls and I going because it's so much more expensive than his hunting and fishing trips combined... OTOH - there are 3 of us going to Disney and only 1 of him (+MM) going hunting/fishing - however - this year V may get to do both.

So, anyways - I am very glad that Josh and I had that talk yesterday... I've been kind of down in the dumps lately, because I feared I would have to reschedule our trip (yet again)... and this time, rescheduling would mean waiting another year until summer vacation... So, I really don't want to do that.

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I plan to work on my auction bag this morning...

Then Alli has a dermatologist appt this afternoon...

I hope each and every one of you has an amazing day today!

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Old 02-18-2013, 07:11 AM   #2159
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Wish I could help you make the online dining reservations...but the agent site is not working right either...you pretty much have to call to get it done...of course I CAN call for you if you like......


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Great job on organizing and planning your meals. DH always says we need to plan our dinners but it is so hard coming up with something.

Glad you don't have to reschedule your trip. I just finished my taxes and I was quite surprised that we are getting back a little more than we have in the past few years.


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