Monthly Archives: June 2012

Mrs. Accountability Driving a Chevy Cruze

I Felt Embarrassed to Be Driving a Brand New Car

It’s started in earnest. UPDATE: Actually we think it may be sabotage. The car trouble which seems to come in cycles for old vehicles.  Aside from my Pathfinder catching on fire last year, we actually had a pretty long stretch of time where we haven’t had to do any major repairs.  Thank goodness since we haven’t had the extra money to put toward auto repairs.  I’m always waiting for this other shoe to drop and I hate the thought of… Read the rest
No More Spam

How I Cut My Spam Down to Almost None

It was brought to my attention a few weeks ago, by a friend of mine who is new to blogging, that Akismet is now charging for their product.   My friend had asked what I was doing to combat spam as her blog had recently been found by the spambots and she was being eaten alive.  I suggested Akismet, since it had been working well for me.  She wrote back and explained that she wasn’t quite ready to start spending money… Read the rest

Utility Bill Payment on a Budget Plan – Calculate Your Own

Most utility companies have budget plans in place for those of us who would like to pay the same amount each month, year round.  For my entire adult life I’ve allowed the utility company to manage this for me using their budget payment plan, but a couple of years ago we were switched to a different company out in the rural area where we live and I decided to start managing this myself. In fact, I believe it was a… Read the rest

Contest Over! Enter for a Chance to Win $250 from Credit Sesame when you Sign Up

CONTEST IS NOW OVER Thanks for entering. You can still sign up with Credit Sesame and get your free credit score every month by clicking here: Credit Sesame. Have you checked your credit scores lately?  Did you know you can do so, completely free of charge through Credit Sesame?  And for a limited time if you sign up by June 22nd, 2012 and you will be entered for a chance to win $250. Win $250 Towards Your Summer Fun!  Credit… Read the rest