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It’s Expensive, Being Poor

I was mulling over the irony of how being poor ends up costing me more money this morning, specifically thinking about how deferred maintenance leads to more expensive car repairs, when a deer leaped out of the bushes and darted … Continue reading

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The Kids Are OK…For Now

I am a fairly frugal person, due more to our straightened circumstances than normal proclivity I’ll admit.  I pinch pennies and cut corners.  I forego personal purchases that most moms would consider normal expenditures.  I defer maintenance on the car … Continue reading

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Impoverishment of Mind

About a year ago we began our slide into the lower economic class.  It’s been a transition – one that has required a lot of adjustment as our lifestyle, living situation, daily routines, purchasing power, friendships and plans have all … Continue reading

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