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Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-08-2014, 07:43 PM
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Posted By Neva
Okay day 8 didn't go so well for me. I gave in...

Okay day 8 didn't go so well for me.
I gave in to some wants of mine. One item was pretty the other was a great deal and supports a friend plus it's something I can use often.
But tomorrow is a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-03-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,350
Posted By Neva
Congrats on the house! Last month as the...

Congrats on the house!

Last month as the roof was being put on (we came out on budget but with better quality end result and used local cedar supporting a small local saw mill!) we had to resort...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-03-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By Neva
So today is day 3. Yesterday was a true no spend....

So today is day 3. Yesterday was a true no spend. (I used a Starbucks gift card to get a pound of coffee beans)
Today I had a preplanned breakfast out with a good friend who has just moved away. Our...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-02-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,350
Posted By Neva
1. My goal for this month... Pay off lowest...

1. My goal for this month...
Pay off lowest credit card.
I'm also doing a no spend challenge for the first two weeks of the month. There are some allowances but this is an interesting experiment....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-02-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,318
Posted By Neva
Made my goal but I also realized I need my next...

Made my goal but I also realized I need my next goal to be more exact.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-02-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By Neva
Fingers are crossed you don't need an emergency...

Fingers are crossed you don't need an emergency plumber.

I've also challenged myself to a two week no spend. I've allowed myself to spend any I've made from selling stuff (I'm also doing a deep...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-25-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,318
Posted By Neva
I was going to take DS to the fair yesterday but...

I was going to take DS to the fair yesterday but after admission and then wrist bands for the rides it would have been over $80 plus food and games. We went mini golfing instead. They have apple...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-13-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,318
Posted By Neva
Have fun! Not prepping the day before left...

Have fun!

Not prepping the day before left me scrambling and spending more than I should have yesterday. I should have only spent $20 but spent nearly $60 on nothing that was necessary if I had...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-11-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,318
Posted By Neva
Thanks for that info. What I was googling was...

Thanks for that info. What I was googling was over informative.
I think to consume what I require caloric wise would have me eatting all day if I did it low carb, and in turn would be very costly. I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-10-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,318
Posted By Neva
This has me intrigued. I get the nutrient dense...

This has me intrigued. I get the nutrient dense part but how or rather would this work for someone has a high caloric output?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-10-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,318
Posted By Neva
Hi all! I used to frequent MDC often when DS...

Hi all!
I used to frequent MDC often when DS was little. I haven't been around as much since then. He's 9 now. I'm a working mama who is the primary provider as my income is stable. DH averages...
Forum: Spirituality   04-02-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,414
Posted By Neva
I found an image that I love but it's dark. It's...

I found an image that I love but it's dark. It's dusk and it's some one with a light going through the trails with a light. I'm hesitant to use it but I can't seem to pull myself away from it...
Forum: Spirituality   03-30-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,414
Posted By Neva
I went skiing with my family today and was on...

I went skiing with my family today and was on the lift with DH when it was officially the new year. :wub:
I didn't get a chance to burn my old map until I got home this evening. It also didn't burn...
Forum: Spirituality   03-25-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,392
Posted By Neva
I'm getting a little antsy to start. I've found...

I'm getting a little antsy to start. I've found a magazine I want but I didn't buy and I even forgot the name of, and I have all these ideas floating around in my head.

I have one last thing I...
Forum: Spirituality   02-12-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,392
Posted By Neva
Subbing. I think this is the first map I've...

Subbing.

I think this is the first map I've done that doesn't feel nearing completion yet, although I do feel done with it. I know there is still time. There are things on my map that look like...
Forum: Spirituality   09-05-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,840
Posted By Neva
My map has almost become more of a to do list,...

My map has almost become more of a to do list, and I've checked off many items this summer. Some of the things on their just seem wrong and out of place now.

Hope everyone else is seeing...
Forum: Spirituality   04-23-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,840
Posted By Neva
I have one last picture of something I really...

I have one last picture of something I really want but can't afford right now. It doesn't fit nicely in anything but I could put it in wealth and abundance. Should I do that or my other thoughts is...
Forum: Spirituality   04-18-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,840
Posted By Neva
That's hard. I'm considering career options. I...

That's hard.
I'm considering career options. I placed "I am passionate about my career". I found something I would love but its a commute. My current commute is 4-7 minutes. This is 1.5 hours and...
Forum: Spirituality   04-17-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,840
Posted By Neva
I glued everything last night and I think I may...

I glued everything last night and I think I may already be experiencing movement in a a forceful not comfortable way. This is not pleasant but perhaps the push I need to get out of my comfort zone....
Forum: Spirituality   04-17-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,840
Posted By Neva
When I've sat and taken the time to do my map...

When I've sat and taken the time to do my map things flowed easily, but I've struggled to make or find the time and motivation. I've been filling the days with things I love. I think I'm done but I...
Forum: Spirituality   04-12-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,840
Posted By Neva
I also put my friends and my social life in fame...

I also put my friends and my social life in fame and rep and I focus on how I want to represent myself. Do I want to be know for my career or for my biking? I totally want to own it on the trials so...
Forum: Spirituality   04-10-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,840
Posted By Neva
I put the paint down. Once I started it just...

I put the paint down. Once I started it just flowed. I am not a visually crafty person. I don't think I've played with paints since I was 8 or 9.
I feel really good about my map, at peace with the...
Forum: Spirituality   04-10-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,840
Posted By Neva
I'm feeling the need to get messy with this TM....

I'm feeling the need to get messy with this TM. I'm not sure what that will entail but I'm sure the results will be colourful. I can wait to go pick up supplies!
Forum: Spirituality   04-10-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,779
Posted By Neva
My map is too pretty that I don't want to let it...

My map is too pretty that I don't want to let it go this year. I usually rip it up and recycle it. I'm working right now so I'm not sure what I'll do when I get home yet.
I was up to greet the new...
Forum: Spirituality   04-03-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,779
Posted By Neva
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tri31 http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1372888/prepping-for-the-2013-treasure-map/90#post_17318990)

Nice ba qua...
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