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Written By: Jodi on January 31, 2008 7 Comments

Ok, I know, homeschool parents don’t exactly get time off for sick days, but I’m trying my best!  I have taken up an almost permanent position in the recliner with my laptop.  I have my pillows, blankets, pets and assorted cold remedies surrounding me. What’s a girl to do when she’s afraid to sleep and [...]

Written By: Jodi on January 24, 2008 One Comment
Organizational Baby Steps

I have this habit of working on ‘hidden’ clutter before tackling the more obvious clutter ( like the kids’ toys littering the living room and the pockets of disarray scattered around our home). I was up to my tricks again today as I finished filing the multitude of clipped and printed off recipes I’ve collected [...]

Written By: Jodi on January 24, 2008 One Comment

I was tagged for this on my homeschoolblogger blog, but I’ll post it here, too.  I’ve been tagged by Kelly at Unschooling @ Sage Manor.  I haven’t done a meme/tag for awhile, so…why not? Here are the ‘rules’: Link to the person that tagged you. Post the rules on your blog. Share six non-important things/habits/quirks [...]

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Written By: Jodi on January 17, 2008 One Comment

Maybe I’m just in a weird mood due to every part of my body but my right ear being in pain from a brutal kick-boxing workout last night…but this is the kind of thing that cracks me up. Don’t let the website address worry you – it’s worth the visit. Note the ‘unforeseen circumstances’ reference. [...]

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Written By: Jodi on January 14, 2008 One Comment

I needed to get groceries, specifically groceries that fit into the new nutrition plan I started today.  Yeah, I’m starting this exercise/nutrition thing that goes for 10 weeks, but wasn’t sure I wanted to talk about it so I hadn’t mentioned it yet.  Anyway…I needed ‘healthy’ food so off I went.  Most of the time [...]

Written By: Jodi on January 11, 2008 No Comment

Sadly, I have identified something in my life that is only adding to my urge to impulse buy and take advantage of ‘bargains’ that I do not need to add to my home.  This thing is the RSS feed from Dealighted.  This site collects posts from forums at Slickdeals, Gotta Deal, Fat Wallet and others [...]

Written By: Jodi on January 10, 2008 One Comment

For being such a timid person who is a recovering worrier, I’m pretty impulsive when it comes to buying things.  I see it, I like it, I want it, I justify it and I buy it.  Especially if it’s on sale. I have a very hard time passing up a ‘good deal’.  I put that [...]

Written By: Jodi on January 8, 2008 No Comment

We’ve been dealing with craziness and illnesses here pretty much since Christmas.  I don’t know what’s going on lately, but we just cannot seem to stay healthy.  I had a lot of plans of things to do once the holidays were over and the new year started.  I am still waiting to get started on most [...]

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