Monthly Archives: January 2010


It’s interesting how time and a little perspective can teach us things. When I started this site, I had just one goal – I wanted to get out of debt. With that singular goal, managing my finances became pretty simple.  … Continue reading

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Lawn Mower Maintenance

After two weeks of very cold weather (for us), the temperatures have returned to “normal”.  It’s in the mid-50′s and perfect weather for doing a little yard work. Back in April, I purchased a lawn mower.  I really, really like … Continue reading

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Reader Feedback Request – Alternative To New Couches

I have a few questions for you guys, my awesome readers.  First, a little information. My wife and I have a couple of couches.  Structurally, they’re both in great shape.  However, one of them has some damaged fabric on its … Continue reading

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Principles Reinforced By Favorite Television Show – Holmes On Homes

I love Holmes on Homes.  If you haven’t seen the show, you really should check it out.  Originally produced for Canadian television, episodes now air on HGTV.  The show stars general contractor and renovation specialist Mike Holmes and his crew … Continue reading

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