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When Your Budget Goes Off the Rails

  Right now, I'm working on the family budget.  And let me tell you, it's equal parts fascinating and horrifying! Ugh. We've known for a long time that we're living above our means and we've decided now is the time to claw it back.  We're losing money to "stuff" and...

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Create Your Productive Week

Like many, I’ve been having issues with getting motivated and staying focused these days.  I don't know for sure if it's the beautiful weather outside that calls me to flee my desk or the fact that we have some major happenings coming soon,  but I'm...

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My Day Surgery Checklist

I had to have surgery the other day, after 3 1/2 years of pain from a torn meniscus in my left knee.  And, me being me, that precipitated the creation of a "Day Surgery Checklist".  As you can see in the pic, the pre-op cleaning agent dried to lovely pink...

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How to Make a Leather Planner Tassel

Since I love a good tassel to decorate a purse or planner, I went looking on YouTube and found several on how to create a leather planner tassel.  This one from Creative Bug really resonated with me in that it keeps things simple and has a great (and readily...

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