Category Archives: The Economy

Truth be told …

I thought I would return from my summer adventures and dive right back into my blogging routine. I certainly have enough time on my hands these days with my kids back in school, my husband back to work, and no … Continue reading

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Minimizing my Monthly Budget

There’s been a lot of buzz in the media lately about “extreme couponing,” and all of these shoppers who are walking out of the store with baskets full of groceries and dry goods with receipts a mile long totaling $0.00. … Continue reading

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The Sales Channel

Recently, I’veĀ been working with some friends that have some great products they’d like to take to market. As we’ve been brainstorming sales channels, I’ve delved deeper into the wholesale/distribution channel, and learned more than I ever wanted to know about … Continue reading

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Kindergarten 101

“Waaaaaaaaaaaaah” “He’s not playing fair.” “She’s being mean.” “I’m telling.” In case you’re wondering if this is how our summer break is going, I’m proud to say–no, it is not. That’s because my four- and six-year old children know how … Continue reading

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The glass has water in it.

I don’t want to be a glass-is-half-empty kind of gal who points out that I can now count approximately 5 sunny days this year, leaving us with a mere 53 glorious days to look forward to … But I don’t … Continue reading

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Tax Season

I just read the most eloquent “rant” written by my local tax preparer. I would link to her note directly, but realize you don’t all have Facebook, so I’m going to share it here in its entirety. Please take a … Continue reading

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GDP = Consumer Spending?

So here I am, enjoying a lazy Saturday afternoon while the snow falls quietly outside my window here in the Great North. Drinking a warm cup of coffee brewed by my lovely husband, while our two (now healthy) children snooze … Continue reading

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