Monthly Archives: May 2009

Gardening Carnival

My hay twine post was included at the May 28th My Gardening Patch Carnival. Thank you My Gardening Patch for the work you put into this carnival. It is a huge carnival, take a few minutes to pop over and check it out! Mrs. AccountabilityOUT OF DEBT AGAIN is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to AMAZON.COM. OUT… Read the rest

Credit Card Worries and Update

President Obama signed a new bill regarding credit card rules which will go into effect in 9 months. I need to do some research on it as I have heard there are some good and bad points to the new bill. I’ve heard that it could have an effect on “responsible” credit card users – by that I mean those who pay their bills on time, pay more than the minimum, etc. I’ve heard this new bill could mean that… Read the rest

How Do You Get Through Spending Urges?

Every once in a while I started getting these really strong urges to spend money; especially when we’ve made a renewed commitment to our budget.   The weird thing is, I’m really not that much of a spender.  It’s the deprivation mode setting in. Here’s some things I did to deal with those urges. Dug out my gift cards to see how much is left on each one. I have one for $25 from Walgreens (prescription transfer), and my Ross Dress… Read the rest

Birthday Freebies

Do you take advantage of the birthday free offers from various establishments? I know there are a lot out there, but I don’t really like to go out if I don’t have to so I don’t usually partake in any of the offers.  I am signed up for these two: Baskins-Robbins Birthday Club – you should see the offer to sign up for their Birthday Club right on the home page. NYPD Pizza – NYPD Pizza doesn’t make any big… Read the rest